Artist-in-Residence / Chief Executive Officer
A rising star in the classical music world, flutist Julian Rose has developed a reputation for dazzling audiences with his 'captivating sound and flawless technique.' He is an active teacher, performer, and freelancer in New York City, and he was a 2012-2013 William R. Kenan, Jr. Performing Arts Fellow at Lincoln Center. Currently, Julian is a 'Miyazawa Emerging Artist' and the Artist in Residence at the Flute Center of New York. Julian has performed as soloist across North America and Europe. He made his Orchestral-Soloist debut in 2013 at the Eastern Music Festival and the Appalachian Summer Festivals under Gerard Schwarz, and his Lincoln Center debut took place in January 2013, where he presented an original and thought-provoking show "Reflections on a New York City Park Bench," which paired 20th Century American flute music with original artwork by artists Selma-Rachel Swire and Gregory Romano. He has performed with the Western Piedmont Symphony Orchestra, 'The Tidewater Winds' Wind Ensemble, and the Master Musicians Chamber Orchestra, where he served as principal flute from 2009 to 2010. Recently, Julian has been awarded first prize at over a dozen regional and national competitions including the 2014 New York Flute Club Competition, the Second Annual Rosen-Schaffel Young Artist Competition (2012), The First Annual Seattle Flute Society Young Artist Competition (2013). Julian completed his Master of Music at UNC School of the Arts with Dr. Tadeu Coelho, and his Bachelor of Music at Virginia Commonwealth University. Julian also spent a year at the prestigious Université de Paris IV: La Sorbonne in Paris, France, where he undertook an intensive study in twentieth-century French music with the legendary Pierre-Yves Artaud, professor at the Paris Conservatory.