Degrees and Certifications:
BA Cello Performance MA Education K-12 Music Certification
Mrs. Julia Pope
Mrs. Pope is a native of the Greater Seattle area who moved to Idaho in 2000 to study at the College of Idaho with Samuel Smith and the Langroise Trio. She graduated with honors and recieved a BA in cello performance in 2004, and completed her MA in Education in 2005. She started her teaching career in the West Ada school district in 2005.
Actively involved in the music community, she currently plays in the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera Idaho, and the Sawtooth Cello Choir. She has also played with the Boise Baroque Orchestra, Idaho Ballet, the Boise Cello Collective, the Bru Celtic Band, and partnered with Dale Keys to open for Asleep at the Wheel.
Mrs. Pope is a member of several professional organizations including; Boise Tuesday Musicale, Idaho Orff-Schulwerk Association (IOSA), the Idaho Music Educators Association (IMEA), and the National Associaton for Music Educators (NAfME)
She enjoys hiking, swimming, cycling, and exploring the Treasure Valley with her husband and two children. In a rare moment not playing her cello, she can be found curled up with a good book, or baking something lovely.