Julie Elhard, Viola da Gamba
Julie Elhard appears regularly as a soloist and chamber musician and has made several appearances with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, including the St. Matthew Passion by Bach under the direction of Nicholas McGegan. Ms. Elhard received a Performing Artist Certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague, Netherlands and has taught at workshops in North America and as part of the Viola da Gamba Society of America. She teaches viola da gamba at St. Olaf and Macalester colleges and at the St. Paul Conservatory of Music and has published several method books for beginners and young people called the Passamezzo Method. She will begin a position as Music Director for the Viola da gamba Society of America in Fall 2020.