Julianne's vision is to create and express beauty in the world through her music and art, moving and inspiring others in the process.She began her musical life Sydney where she studied piano and played keyboards with several different bands, as well as working as a composer on various dance, video, television, and small film projects.
In a search to find her own sound as well as live closer to nature she spent a number of years living
in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney where, inspired by her surroundings,
she eventually recorded and released Tales of the Heart, a solo album
of ambient piano music.
Eventually, her musical path led her her current base, Tokyo, where she performs live, sings on studio sessions,
composes, writes lyrics, (see Tokyo Resume below), and paints in her spare time.
She has performed in England (including WOMAD 2009 at Charleton Park), Canada, Russia's Far East (as part of the Unity and Diversity Music Festival/Tour, which included cities such as Vladivostok, Khaborovsk, Komsemolsk), Sydney's famed Manly Jazz Festival, (the largest jazz festival in the southern hemisphere); has toured around Japan as part of the Australian Government's Celebrate Australia Japan-wide festival promotions, and performed on behalf of Australia at the Asian Pacific Film Festival (Fukuoka).
She won Australian Songwriters Association awards for Best Traditional
Song (Song of the Land) and Finalist, Acoustic Category (And I Love to
The last few years have been spent performing and refining material and ideas for current and future CD projects.She regularly paints and sketches. Natural media is her first love, though she also enjoys playing around with digital art. She studied sumie with Ilan Yanizky and has participated in several group exhibitions in Tokyo, including RBR's Synchronicity exhibition.