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© 2018 by JULIE PUSCH

About

Julie Pusch is a Los Angeles based composer, musician, actor, and teacher.

Julie’s musical endeavors have taken her all over the world, providing a rich cultural background to draw her inspiration from.  A versatile violinist, violist, vocalist, and composer, she combines her classical training with her experience in improvisation and performance to develop her sound. She has composed for and performed with Los Angeles-based dance companies Ledges and Bones and MAKedance. Julie co-founded The Skirt and the Tie, and The Oopsadaisies; and performs with String Theory Harp, as well as her string quartet.

In 2015, Julie gave a TEDxTalk, Embracing the Uncertainty, a performance and discussion of improvisation.

Julie has performed with Solomon Burke, Marco Antonio Solis, Alt-J, Ebi, Deltron 3030, Charlie Louvin, Shadmehr Aghili, String Theory Harp, David Poe, Cousin Lovers, Suzanne Slair, The Big Wu, Sandra Piller, and Shannon Rae. She has recorded for Matthew Sweet and Suzanna Hoffs, Micah Nelson, Aaradhna, and can be heard on the soundtracks to The Green Lantern the Animated Series, The Tom and Jerry Show, HBO’s Project Greenlight, The Leisure Class, Population 436, Hellraiser: Revelations, American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs. She performed the lead role of Masha, a violinist, in the short film Search for the Global Song. She can also be seen in the music video Aviation, by the Last Shadow Puppets, and in the feature film, The Leisure Class. She composed music for the film Chez Moi.

Julie released an album with her duo, The Oopsadaisies. Funny Box, which Julie co-produced with Emmy-winner Vivek Maddala, was released in January 2017.

Julie believes that music is a healing power that extends from the soul, and has dedicated her life to developing and sharing it.

"...a string part to rip your heart out still beating...."

                                                             - Nathan Leigh- AFROPUNK

NOTABLE PERFORMANCES

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  • The Gothenburg Fringe Festival (featured soloist and music director)- Gothenburg, Sweden

  • TEDx Conference- Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA

  • Opening of Orange County Performing Arts Center- Costa Mesa, CA

  • LACMA Collectors Dinner- Los Angeles, CA

  • LACMA Grand Opening of BCAM- Los Angeles, CA

  • Ellen DeGeneres 60th Birthday Bash- Los Angeles, CA

  • Wallis Annenberg Private Thanksgiving Celebration- Los Angeles, CA

  • Sundance Film Festival, An Artist at the Table- Park City, UT

  • Institute of Peace- Washington, D.C.

  • 60th Annual Emmy Awards- Los Angeles, CA

  • TEDx Conference- Palm Springs, CA

  • The Broad Performing Arts Center- Santa Monica, CA

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art- Santa Barbara, CA

  • The Getty Center- Los Angeles, CA

  • Art of the Brain Foundation- Los Angeles, CA

  • Smithsonian Institute- Washington, D.C.

  • Vibiana Cathedral- Los Angeles, CA

  • Union Trust- Philadelphia, CA

  • VivoCity- Singapore, Singapore

  • John Anson Ford Theater- Los Angeles, CA

  • Eagle Rock Arts Center- Los Angeles, CA

  • Miles Memorial Playhouse- Los Angeles, CA

  • Festival Mosaic- San Luis Obispo, CA

  • Los Angeles Annual Ovation Awards- Los Angeles, CA

  • Museum of Contemporary Art- Los Angeles

  • Warner Music Grammy Party- Los Angeles, CA

  • 48th Annual Official Grammy Celebration- Los Angeles, CA

  • Grand Opening of Ritz Carlton- Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

  • Walt Disney Concert Hall- Los Angeles, CA

  • G. Verdi’s Casa di Riposo per Musicisti- Milan, Italy