Julianna Eidle is an emerging soloist, orchestral player, chamber musician and educator located in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Julianna has performed throughout North America and Europe. In summer 2019, she attended the Galway Flute Festival in Weggis, Switzerland on full scholarship. Julianna has participated in the National Music Festival, SPLCIE Institute, Domaine Forget International Music Festival (Canada) with Emanuel Pahud and the Orford Music Academy (Canada) with Robert Langevin. Additionally, she has performed in masterclasses with Stefán Höskuldsson, Kersten McCall, Barthold Kuijken, Jeffrey Khaner, Emma Gerstein, and Todd Skitch.
Julianna is an experienced performer in both traditional orchestral ensembles and diverse chamber settings. Eidle performs with Opera Project Columbus, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Butler Philharmonic Orchestra, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, and Columbus Indiana Philharmonic. She has worked with conductors including Thomas Wilkins, Carl St. Claire, Giancarlo Guerrero and Krysztof Penderecki. Julianna is a founding member of the Cincinnati New Music Ensemble, Thrive Hip Hop Orchestra, and New Downbeat. Additionaly, she frequently performs with the Linton Chamber Music Series and Concert:Nova.
An advocate for new music, Julianna has premiered over 40 works for solo flute and ensemble. Julianna’s performances have featured live and recorded electronics, projected video, as well as live staging and dance. Julianna has worked with composers including David Dzubay, Andrew Norman, Gabriela Ortiz, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, Alejandro Escuer and Jeffrey Mumford. She has performed at the Society of Composers, Inc. Student National Conference and the Midwest Composers Symposium. In 2021, Julianna received a GSG Research Fellowship for Interdisciplinary and Diverse Study in support of her commissioning project with Abél M.G.E. The resulting project, Sadie's Story, utilizes a series of interviews with Eidle's great grandmother combined with solo flute and fixed electronics to explore the complicated global conditions that have led to emi/immigration crisis of today.
As a recitalist, Julianna seeks to diversify the traditional cannon, championing underplayed and forgotten works. She passionately promotes the work of female composers and supports diverse leadership within the classical music community.
An active educator, Julianna maintains a busy teaching schedule working with students at Tallant Music Studio (Fort Thomas, Kentucky) and Willis Music (Kenwood, Ohio.) She has presented masterclasses in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio and served as the Teaching Assistant (flute) at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Julianna teaches the foundations to healthy playing, encouraging each student to express their unique voice.
Julianna completed her Master of Music at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in spring 2021. She previously graduated from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, receiving the Performer Diploma and Bachelor of Music degrees with scholarship from James J. Pellerite, the Friends of Music, and the Hutton Honors College among others. In recognition of her high accomplishments at the Jacobs School, Julianna received the prestigious Performer’s Certificate and her bachelor’s degree was conferred with Distinction. Her primary teachers include Demarre McGill, Thomas Robertello, Kathryn Lukas, and Christina Smith.
Julianna plays a silver Straubinger flute and a Brannen Lafin headjoint.
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