Violinist Julia Wedman (juliawedman.com) grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. After studies at UWO, Indiana University, and the University of Toronto, she joined the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra in 2005 and quickly developed a reputation for her solo performances with the group. In addition to being featured regularly on the group’s home series in Toronto, Julia has performed solos on tours in Canada, the US, Germany, France, Mexico, Puerto Rico, China, Korea, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. She was a long-time member of I FURIOSI and is currently in the Eybler String Quartet, who are on faculty at the groundbreaking EC: Evolution Chamber program at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Julia has the great honour of following in former the footsteps of former Tafelmusik Music Director Jeanne Lamon as the Principal Baroque Leader of Symphony Nova Scotia. She is also the concertmaster of the JUNO award-winning ensemble, L’Harmonie des Saisons, based in Granby, Quebec, and is featured on their Bach and Vivaldi concerti recordings. Her highly acclaimed debut CD of Heinrich Biber’s Mystery Sonatas is available online, and her upcoming recording of the solo violin music of J.S. Bach will be released in the fall of 2023.
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