Julia Eldred is both an accomplished piano instructor and performer. She has been a piano faculty member of the Lawson Academy of the Arts since 1996 and works with a diverse array of students from beginning musicians to college bound performance majors; both young and old. Mrs. Eldred has also developed a unique music curriculum which she has used to teach preschool music at the Advent Children’s Center in Spartanburg, SC for over 10 years.
Julia is a member of the National Federation of Music Clubs, the South Carolina Federation of Music Clubs, the National Music Teachers Association and the South Carolina Music Teachers Association. She is a SCFMC Northern District Auditions Chairperson and the District II Audition Chairperson for SCMTA. Julia also currently serves on the Faculty Advisory Committee of the Lawson Academy.
Mrs. Eldred holds Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees in piano pedagogy from Converse College, Spartanburg, SC. She regularly adjudicates and performs throughout the Carolinas and Georgia. Julia currently performs as a member of the Lawson Piano Duo and the chamber group Musical Elegance, is an active teacher, accompanist, and church musician.