in turn placed 2nd in the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra's 2018 Young Composers Competition.
Evan Bowen premieres Woven, Still for multi-percussion, electronics, and movement with Caution Tape Sound Collective.
A selected finalist in Symphony Number One’s International Call for Scores 4.
Julia was featured on this week’s show on Pulsar CISM presented by Alexandre David with works by composers Meng Wang and Lasse Thoresen.
We had our last EQ session last week and what an inspiring 5 months it’s been! I’ve met such a great group of artists and learned so much about how to approach electronics in my compositional practice from Rose Bolton and the other participants. I hope this program continues on to keep building a foundation for women in electronics. Throughout the workshop, I’ve been composing a series of electronic pieces that are finally finished! This has been new territory for me, composing solely in this medium and it’s been an eye- opening process from start to finish.
RE:connect will be performed in collaboration with The Movement Gallery, to be performed by Kathleen Legassick (dancer), Olivia Shortt (saxophone), and Julia Mermelstein (electronics).
into a landscape, unrest will be premiered at Caution Tape Sound Collective’s Quintile concert, alongside works by Patrick Arteaga, James Lowrie, August Murphy-King, and Andrew Noseworthy.
Julia will be joining WRCMS’ inaugural summer workshop, Waterloo Region Contemporary Music Sessions, in Waterloo, Ontario in the role of Composition Mentor.
Chosen participant in the 2nd edition of EQ: Women in Electronic Music program, hosted by the Canadian Music Centre. The workshop is facilitated by composer and sound artist Rose Bolton, focusing on mentorship and community building among women who create electronic music.