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.

2019-20 Orchestral Series

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s vibrant and engaging 2019-20 Orchestral Series showcases the ensemble’s remarkable artistry and trademark mix of regal classics and music from today’s leading composers.

Bottled at the source

Juan Pablo Contreras, LACO’s on-deck Sound Investment composer, taps the wellspring of his Mexican heritage and the spirit of great nationalist composers in his latest work.

reframe & rearrange

LACO is working alongside Derrick Spiva Jr. — a classical music composer and LACO’s newly appointed artist-educator — to reimagine music education as an opportunity for youth to celebrate cultural differences.