5:00pm – Pompeian Room
Performance: Art Song by Women Composers
A witty and magnetic soprano sings contemporary art song. Accompanied by the experienced touch of pianist Hak Soon Swiatkowski.
Soprano Julia Johnson is a senior at Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles. She is completing a Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis in Music Education and Vocal Performance and a minor in Psychology.
Julia sings with the Mount Chorus and Mount Singers where she has been a featured soloist with both ensembles. She has participated annually in the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Collegiate Auditions where she received first place in the Junior Women’s category. Most recently, she made her operatic debut in scenes from Italian operas at Scuola Italia’s Summer Program for Young Opera Singers in Sant’Angelo in Vado. She also performed at the International Vocal Artists Academy of Payerbach in Austria.
After graduation, Julia plans to attend UCLA for graduate studies in vocal performance. She ultimately hopes to combine her love of performing arts with her passion for music education and humanitarian activism.