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Julia Catlin

Staff Info

Position: Voice Teacher
ADP Classes: Voice
Training: Voice, Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Salsa, Zumba



Julia Catlin has enjoyed studying music and singing for nearly 20 years.  Her repertoire has included classical art songs, opera, jazz, musical theatre, pop, and rock.  She received her training in Voice Performance, Jazz Studies, and Dance at Western Michigan University.  During her time there, she choreographed and performed several times a year with the Gold Company program, Collegiate Chorale, and Women’s Chorus, in addition to attending master classes and performances with artists such as Luciana Souza, Kurt Elling, New York Voices, Manhattan Transfer, Bobby McFerrin, and Chick Corea. 

Julia has a strong background in dance and has taught dance and movement in many forms, including musical theatre workshops, salsa and Latin dance workshops, Zumba, and high school colorguards.  She was a member of Orchesis Dance Society at Western Michigan University and performed with Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps for four years in the colorguard and dance line.  She received training in ballet, jazz, and modern dance at Western Michigan University and Misty’s Dance Unlimited.

In addition to instructing voice, Julia is a mental health counselor and currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology.  When she is not singing and dancing, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets, being in nature, and doing aikido.