Julia Howatson

Julia H.

Seattle, WA

About Julia H.

Background check: Last verified 08/03/2015
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Julia teaches: Females 5 and up
Males 5 and 18
Special needs
Teaching since: March 2008
Last sign in: 2 days ago


Julia sings with Seattle Women's Choir and hosts 2 annual studio recitals for her students to perform. While attending University Julia was an avid performer of the WSU Atrium Recital Series, the School's Musicals, Operettas, and a member of the Cougar Marching Band.

***Lesson Details***

A personalized plan is made for each student depending on their goals and level of commitment. Intensity varies depending on what the student wants out of lessons. Some students are singing/playing competitively, and some are just singing/playing for fun!

At each lesson the student will play or sing the songs they practiced. Julia will congratulate the student on their improvements and then use a variety of methods to help the student become more comfortable with the trouble spots. The next part of the lesson will be used to introduce new material.

"I believe learning the language of music can be a great adventure." ~Julia

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Music Instructor

Jan 2008 - Present
Private Music Lessons


Apr 2008 - May 2010
Sacred Heart Parish

Solo vocalist for weekly service, with organ accompaniment. Lead congregation with responsorial psalms and hymns. Select and prepare repertoire appropriate for for weekly readings.


BA Music

Aug 2004 - May 2010
Washington State University

Languages Spoken


Limited Proficiency


Mu Phi Epsilon

Oct 2008

Mu Phi Epsilon (ΜΦΕ) is a co-ed international professional music fraternity. Today, Mu Phi Epsilon has chapters both nationally and internationally. The fraternity supports achievement in music through the awarding of grants and scholarships, as well as music competitions, concerts, and summer music programs. Much of this work has been supported by the Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation, an organization that has been in existence since 1963, as well as fundraising and donations.

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12 Reviews on Julia H.

Sherrill Nichols Nov 8, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Julia is a great instructor and she's fun to work with! I would highly recommend her to anyone!
Lizzy Sep 20, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Julia is a fabulous teacher. My daughter took voice lessons from her and had such a fun time. I highly recommend Julia!
Lily Aug 7, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
My daughter has really embraced learning the guitar in part to the patience and encouragement Julia provides. The 1-1 attention Julia gives creates a unique and fun learning environment. Lessons with Julia are a highlight to the week so much that my younger son will be starting lessons with her!
Izabelle S. Aug 6, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Julia is great.
Josie G. Jun 24, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
She's fantastic with kids! Our 9 yr old has started taking singing lessons from Julia and she's wonderful. She knows how to explain musical terms and techniques in an easy to understand way for our daughter. Best of all, she's encouraging and makes it all fun!!
Varun K. Jun 5, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Julia is an awesome teacher. She is patient and makes learning fun!
Natalie K. May 11, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Julia is amazing! We plan to continue with Julia for a long time!
Khanh T. Feb 13, 2013
Verified Student
Over all Julia is a great teacher. My daughter likes Julia

Good lessons. Work well with kids. Our schedule is hard to match but we manage to make it work. Thanks Julia!
KatyP Apr 19, 2012
Love her feedback and enthusiasm. Super supportive and flexibile with not only scheduling but how I might want to learn. Great energy!
AdrianaT Feb 26, 2012
Really good!!! My dauther love you after 1 class..