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Julia Lewandowski is a multi-instrumentalist and educator who has been playing saxophone for 17 years. Along with performing professionally for 6 years, she instructs beginning and intermediate saxophone, flute and clarinet, music theory, beginning guitar and piano, and songwriting. In addition to teaching, Julia as multiple years of arts administration experience in advertising and social media, development, and box office. Schedule a lesson!

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Julia Lewandowski is a distinguished musician and educator embedded in the Milwaukee creative community. Known for her collaborative spirit, she has contributed to pit orchestras for community theater, performed with the rock band Wonderful Bluffer, cover band Generation Z, and has participated in various recording sessions. Julia has worked with notable organizations such as the Menominee Falls Patio Players, Waukesha Civic Theater, Lakeside Players of Kenosha, Madison College, and Off the Square Players, as well as various Milwaukee-based artists.

She has just completed a post-baccalaureate degree in Jazz Studies and Performance at UW-Parkside, studying under esteemed musicians Russ Johnson and Jon Irabagon. She also teaches saxophone, flute, clarinet, music theory, and songwriting at Brass Bell Music in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Julia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, complemented by a minor in Music and a certificate in Digital Arts and Culture. During her undergraduate studies, she served as Vice President and Treasurer for the UW-Milwaukee Advertising Club, honing her leadership, management, and event planning skills. Her passion for non-profit arts organizations led her to internships with Milwaukee Children’s Choir and the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts.

In her role as an arts administrator, Julia has partnered with esteemed institutions including The American Theatre Guild in Kansas City, the Marcus Performing Arts Center, the Chicago Cultural Alliance, Skylight Music Theatre, the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, and Milwaukee Children’s Choir.

Initially, Julia pursued a career in arts administration, working full-time as an Advertising Associate for The American Theatre Guild, the nation’s largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter. Concurrently, she taught guitar, songwriting, and saxophone at Guitar Center, which reignited her passion for music and inspired her to return to academia.

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"Julia consistently exceeds expectations, eagerly volunteers to support the organization, and possesses a relentless thirst for knowledge."  - Tina Weiss, Executive Director, Kids from Wisconsin

"I have been impressed with her professionalism, attention to detail, and engaging sense of humor, which greatly enhances group morale."  -  Dr. Eric Richards, Director of Bands and Jazz Studies, Sheridan College

"Julia brings a friendly and humorous attitude, contributing positively to workplace dynamics."

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