• Doctorate of Music Arts, University of Oklahoma, Choral Conducting
    Dissertation explored the mutually informative performance practices of late Rennaissance Italian madrigals and twentieth-century jazz ballads 
  • Master of Music, The Eastman School of Music, Conducting
  • Bachelor of Arts, San Jose State University, Vocal Performance
  • Principle teachers: Dr. Dennis Shrock, Donald Neuen, Samuel Adler, Dr. Charlene Archibeque, Perla Warren, Roger Letson
  • Served on the faculties of Saint Mary's College of California, San Jose State University, and DeAnza College, and led the Vocal Jazz program for the Pacific Music Camp at the University of the Pacific Conservatory
  • Active as a vocal soloist, worship consultant, guest conductor, and as an adjudicator/clinician for the California Music Educators Association and for the American Choral Directors Association   


 Dr. Julie Ford, resume (pdf) June 2013