Julie graduated from Rider University in 2017 with a degree in communications and advertising. She has been an active member of the New Jersey music community since college. As a percussionist, Julie spent two years as a member of Fusion Core, a non-profit drum and bugle corps, and is currently a member of the Princeton Brass Band, a British-style brass band based out of Central Jersey. As an educator, Julie works with the front ensembles at Morris Knolls High School and West Milford High School during their marching band and indoor percussion seasons.