Julie Elhard

Julie Elhard appears regularly as a soloist and chamber musician and has made several appearances with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, including the St. Matthew Passion by Bach under the direction of Nicholas McGegan. Ms. Elhard was awarded a 2016 and 2012 Artist’s Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and a Jerome Foundation grant 2002. She received a Performing Artist Certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague, Netherlands and has taught at workshops across North America and as part of the Viola da Gamba Society of America. She teaches viola da gamba at St. Olaf and Macalester colleges and has published several method books for beginners and young people called, the Passamezzo Method. She currently serves as Conclave Music Director for the Viola da gamba Society of America’s annual workshop.

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