Julie Overland

Julie Overland




Julie Overland







Julie received a BFA in Music from Ithaca College and then became a Registered Music Therapist. After that, she attended the University of CT to earn an MS in Education and then a 6th year Diploma in Educational Leadership. Julie has toured with orchestras, performing on violin in Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Okinawa, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Alaska, and Hawaii. She has performed with the Connecticut, Norwalk, and Ridgefield Symphony Orchestras and currently plays violin with the American Chamber Orchestra, Broadway Bach Ensemble, and her own string quartet. Passionate about ensuring that all students receive an appropriate music education, Julie developed a specialized note-reading method for students who have been identified with visual processing learning disabilities.

The Music School's orchestral lessons are an exciting way to bring music into you or your child's schedule!

Do you want to jam with your friends? Maybe just rock out for fun? Learn to play classical music with the orchestra! Perhaps you'd like to play violin as a stress reliever or for physical therapy? Learn the fundamentals, from keeping a basic, steady tempo, to playing a violin solo in an ensemble. Or maybe you always wanted to learn to play Viola or Piano but never had the time. Learning to play an instrument will develop problem solving skills, discipline, and self expression.

Learn how to:

tunerTune your instrument
music standPlay with proper technique
sheet musicUse music theory
rockstar handPlay like your favorite artists!