A rising star in the classical music world, flutist Julian Rose, 29, has developed a reputation for dazzling audiences with his “captivating sound and flawless technique.” He is an active teacher, performer, and freelancer in New York City, and he was a 2012-2013 William R. Kenan, Jr. Performing Arts Fellow at Lincoln Center. Currently, Julian is a “Miyazawa Artist” and the Artist in Residence at the Flute Center of New York.
Julian’s success in many recent competitions has catapulted him into the elite ranks of young flutists. He has won first prize in many competitions, including the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia 2015 Young Artist Competition, 2014 New York Flute Club Competition, the Second Annual Rosen-Schaffel Young Artist Competition (2012), and the 2013 First Annual Seattle Flute Society Young Artist Competition, among others. Julian was also a finalist in many regional and national competitions including First Biennial Donald Peck International Flute Competition (2015), the William C. Byrd Competition (2013), The San Diego Flute Guild “Artist Gold” Competition (2013), and the 2011 and 2012 National Flute Association Young Artist Competitions, among many others.
Julian has performed as soloist across North America and Europe, and he made his Orchestral-Soloist debut in 2013 at the Eastern Music Festival and the Appalachian Summer Festival performing under Gerald Schwartz. His 2013 Lincoln Center Debut was met with critical acclaim in an original and thought-provoking Concert/Art-Installation entitled “Reflections on a New York City Park Bench,” which explored commonalities and the unknown connections between stranger that inevitably exist in cities like New York. He is a founding member of the Metropolitan4 Flute Quartet, and he has also performed with the Western Piedmont Symphony Orchestra, “The Tidewater Winds” Wind Ensemble, and the Master Musicians Chamber Orchestra, where he served as principal flute from 2009 to 2010.
Julian completed his Master of Music at UNC School of the Arts with Dr. Tadeu Coelho, and his Bachelor of Music at Virginia Commonwealth University. Julian also spent a year at the prestigious Université de Paris IV: La Sorbonne in Paris, France, where he undertook an intensive study in twentieth-century French music with the legendary Pierre-Yves Artaud, professor at the Paris Conservatory.