Julia Paras

Julia Paras

director of advancement & leadership giving

Julia has lived in Los Angeles over 15 years, and has worked for the Petersen Automotive Museum, the LA Phil, and The Broad Stage.

She was raised in Peoris, Illinois, and got her BA from the University of Iowa. She lived for six years in Chicago, and attended as many Bulls games and Redmoon Theater performances possible. She can regularly be found at different cultural offerings throughout Los Angeles, and is proud to support local arts organizations.


Set in out of the ordinary locales, SESSION is a unique experience where LACO musicians join forces with compelling composers. Each program is designed to fit the unique properties of a space and test ideas about the relationship between performers and audience.

Sound Investment

Meet the composer, hear excerpts of the score-in-progress and attend a full orchestral rehearsal of the completed work.