received her Bachelor’s degree from the New England Conservatory in Boston. After the completion of her degree, Ms. Whitton played extensively with orchestras throughout New England and New York. She joined the Kansas City Symphony as a member of the viola section in 2004 but has since moved to Seattle, WA in the Fall of 2007 where she is enjoying a varied array of musical endeavors.
Ms. Whitton has spent her summers performing at such festivals as Marlboro, Sarasota, Kneisel Hall, and the New Hampshire Music Festival where she has spent six glorious summers.
In addition to being an avid chamber musician and performer, Julie loves to hike and run in her spare time. She recently completed her fourth full marathon in Olympia, WA and is contemplating what to tackle next. Julie has hiked almost all of the 4,000 ft.+ peaks in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and has begun to explore the Pacific Northwest with her husband, Jeff, and darling Sheltie, Capote.