Creative Careers Episode 26: Julia Adolphe, Composer

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What does it look like to be a professional composer?

Today on the show Kelly has an in-depth conversation with composer Julia Adolphe on her journey to becoming a full time composer. Julia did not study classical music until college, but quickly realized that classical music was her destiny. Now she lives in Los Angeles and is completing a DMA degree at USC.

You will learn about how to set up a website for composers, how a student in the Cornell Prison Education Program left an impact that still affects her mindset today, and what it’s like to work with the New York Philharmonic.

This episode features "Veil of Leaves" by the Serafin String Quartet and "Unearth, Release," premiered by the NY Philharmonic, Jaap Van Zweden conducting and Cynthia Phelps on viola.