First Round 2004 GRAMMY AWARD Nominations -Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album -Best New Artist -Best Engineered Album, non-classical 'Julie has a real electricity - a personal magnetism and electricity when she performs.' - Stan Engebretson, Conductor, National Philharmonic Chorale Julie Keim began her versatile musical career studying piano at age 6. She began performing in musical theater at age 10, and went on to study singing at university. While in rehearsal for an opera production in college, she was cast in a cabaret show featuring music by Harold Arlen and found herself singing Mozart by day, and 'moonlighting' singing jazz at night. An accomplished classical soprano, Julie has been praised for 'the purity and impressive suppleness of her voice' (The Washington Post), and her 'luminous confidence and superb sound' (The New Mexican). She has performed in a variety of venues including the Kennedy Center, the White House, Washington National Cathedral, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.