Julia Rose has been Associate Principal Horn of the Columbus Symphony since 1997. Born in Cedar Rapids, IA and raised in Cannon Falls, MN, she obtained her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison, where she was a student of Douglas Hill. Upon graduation she became a member of the New World Symphony in Miami, FL, where she played for 3 years before joining the Columbus Symphony. In addition to performing regularly with the Columbus Symphony, she has also performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic, Cincinnati Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and the San Francisco Symphony.
Besides her orchestral playing, Julia was also a prizewinner and finalist at the American Horn Competition in both 1999 and 2003, and won 1st prize (professional horn division) at the 2000 International Women’s Brass Conference Solo Competition. She has also appeared twice as a concerto soloist with the New World Symphony. She resides in Dublin with her husband and their 3 children.