Julie Hoeltzel

Bio: Julie Hoeltzel has been called a “a standout” with a “superbly nuanced voice” and tremendous “command of character”. Recent roles include Glinda the Good in The Wizard of Oz, Beth March in Little Women Monica in The Medium, Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore, Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffman, Lola in Gallantry, Lightfoot in Cold Sassy Tree and Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. She is also a coveted concert soloist, having performed in works such as Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Karl Jenkin’s Stella Natalis, and in 2015 was featured in the U.S. Premiere of Howard Goodall’s Every Purpose Under the Heaven.

Her talents have taken her to work with companies such as Opera in the Heights, Houston Grand Opera, Lonestar Lyric Opera, Opera Vista, and the Houston Symphony Chorus. Academic performances have also been done with the Moores Opera Center, Kingwood Summer Opera, Seagle Music Colony, Smothers Theater at Pepperdine University, and the Franco-American Vocal Academy. She currently studies with Dr. Barbara Clark, Assistant Professor of Voice at Rice University.

Abstract: Perfromance: “Quando m’en vo'” from Puccini’s La Boheme