A graduate of the Harvard-New England Conservatory joint degree program, in which she studied composition with Michael Gandolfi, Julia Scott Carey is now a collaborative piano doctoral student at Boston University.
As a composer, her orchestral compositions have been performed by numerous orchestras, including the Boston Symphony and the Boston Pops, and her works have been broadcast on national TV and radio in the United States and in Russia. She was also chosen to arrange a folk song for Yo-Yo Ma and Lynn Chang to play at Deval Patrick’s inaugural ball. She has served as a music director, accompanist, or vocal coach for over forty opera and musical theater productions. Recent productions for which Julia was the music director include Cy Coleman’s City of Angels with the Longwood Players and Alexander Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg with OperaHub.
Julia is a core ensemble member fo the Juventas New Music Ensemble and works as an accompanist for the Boston Children’s Chorus and the Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline. She has served as a teacher and music director for Belvoir Terrace Arts Camp and the Boston Children’s Theatre. She also recently worked as a part-time music theory faculty member at Boston College.