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Julia Cavallaro


Julia Soojin Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano, is a professional choral artist and oratorio soloist based in Boston. Praised by New York Classical Review for her “warm mezzo, perfect diction, and easy phrasing,” she sings with leading ensembles in New England and beyond, including the Handel and Haydn Society, Ensemble Altera, Upper Valley Baroque, and GRAMMY-nominated groups Skylark Vocal Ensemble and True Concord Voices & Orchestra. Recent oratorio solos include Bach’s St. John Passion with Ashmont Hill Chamber Music, Handel’s Messiah with the Kent Singers, and Vivaldi’s Gloria with the New England Classical Singers. Julia is currently a member of the Choir of the Church of the Advent and was previously a staff singer at Trinity Church in the City of Boston, with whom she toured England twice. She collaborates frequently with composer-pianists Rodney Lister at Boston University and John McDonald at Tufts University. Her own songs for voice, piano, and chamber ensemble have been premiered at Tufts and as part of Art Song Lab in Vancouver, BC. In addition to her performing career, Julia is Vice President of Marketing and User Experience for Artusi: Interactive Music Theory & Aural Skills, an online learning platform. She holds degrees in music and vocal performance from Harvard College and the Boston University College of Fine Arts. Julia lives in Cambridge with her husband, Dan, and two cats, Bun and Gin.