Julie Gigante

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Since her Carnegie Hall debut, Julie Gigante has been in demand as a chamber musician, soloist and recording artist. Her solo appearances include performances with the Opus and Los Angeles chamber orchestras; the New York String Orchestra; the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra; the National, Alexandria and Fairfax symphony orchestras; and the Phoenix and Arlington symphonies. She also performed, by special invitation, as part of the Young Artists Series on the New York City radio station WQXR.

She has held the position of assistant concertmaster of the Phoenix Symphony and served as concertmaster with both the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra in Santa Barbara and the Opus Chamber Orchestra in Los Angeles. She has been a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra since 1986. An active chamber musician, Julie won first prize with a piano trio at the Coleman Chamber Music Competition in Pasadena and is a founding member of both the Capitol Ensemble and the Angeli Duo. She is also active in the motion picture and recording industries and has performed on hundreds of movie scores and audio recordings.

Julie was born into a musical family and began her training at the age of five. She graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree and also earned the prestigious Performer’s Certificate. She now resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.

2019-20 Sound Investment Composer: Juan Pablo Contreras

Each season, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra commissions and premieres a new piece of music composed especially to suit its unparalleled musical talents. “Investors” are invited to a series of intimate salons where they meet the composer, hear excerpts of the score-in-progress and attend a full orchestral rehearsal of the completed work.

new season, new friends

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.

adventure pack: regal classics

Join Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for a budget-friendly three concert journey through European music history showcasing the undisputed cornerstones of orchestral repertoire including Bach’s Orchestral Suites Nos. 1 & 3 as well as works by Mozart, Handel and Haydn.