Strings Faculty Member
Julian Simmons started his music studies at the age of 5 with the violin and transitioned to the cello at age 8. At the age of 17, he has been a member of the Central Oregon Youth Orchestra, played at Carnegie Hall, participated in State and All-State individual and group competitions, and has been voted the 10th best high school cellist in Oregon by the Music Educators Association. Julian is currently a member of the Central Oregon Symphony. His teaching experience has been developed in his co-teaching role with our Awesome After School Orchestra and Summer Strings programs for the past 3 years. In addition to supporting student classroom experiences, he has been providing private lessons over the past 4 years. Julian is a very professional, polite, and helpful educator with a great passion towards teaching and music.