Julia Bady is a concert pianist and piano teacher based in Greenfield, MA.
Since 1978, Ms. Bady has performed solo and chamber music throughout the New York and New England regions. She earned her BA in Music from Brown University and her Master’s degree in the Creative Arts in Education and Piano Performance from the Longy School of Music and Lesley College. Ms. Bady has participated in Master Classes at the New England Conservatory of Music.
Ms. Bady is a Certified Associate of the Golandsky Piano Institute for the Taubman Approach, based in New York City, and has studied the Taubman Approach for pianists with Mary Moran, Edna Golandsky and Ilya Itin. She has presented workshops and clinics on piano technique and performance at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the Northampton Community Music Center in Massachusetts, the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, CT, and in her home studio in Greenfield, MA.
Ms. Bady currently teaches from her home studio. She has taught at Northampton Community Music Center, Greenfield (MA) Community College, the Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, MA, the Academy at Charlemont, MA, Artspace Community Arts Center of Greenfield, the All Newton Music School, Groton Center for the Arts, Fontbonne Academy in Milton, MA, and Creative Arts for Kids in Milton, MA.
Ms. Bady performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City as a finalist in the Concert Artist Guild competition. She has enjoyed collaborating with many artists, including Irwin Reese, tenor, Kathleen Shimeta, mezzo-soprano, Judson Griffin, violinist, Loretta O’Sullivan, cellist, and Jamie Goodnow and Andrew King, pianists. She has several self-produced CD’s and has had recordings of her concert performances aired on New England Public Radio and WCRB radio in Boston, MA. Ms. Bady is available for private engagements.
Julia is currently a coach for the Pioneer Valley Symphony Youth Orchestra Chamber Music Program in Greenfield, MA.