A professor of music at CSUN since 1995, Julia Heinen has served on Faculty Senate, Senate Executive Committee, Graduate Studies, Educational Policies (EPC), Personnel, Planning and Review (PP&R), Educational Equity, Research and Grants, Extended Learning, University Corporation, IRA Board, SAP Appeals, College Personnel (chair 2015-2017), Faculty Awards Committees, and Academic Council along with many department committees.

Minneapolis Star and Tribune states: “Julia Heinen is a sensation,” “Absolutely brilliant.” Des Moines Register says: “Plays with intensity, conviction and impressive virtuosity.”

As a soloist, Julia Heinen has performed hundreds of concertos and recitals around the world including recent performances in Italy, Belgium, France, El Salvador, the Czech Republic, Spain and Portugal.

Ms. Heinen chaired the jury of the 9th International Mercadante Clarinet Competition held in Bari, Italy in October 2013 and served on the jury for the 2nd Biannual International European Clarinet Competition held in Gent, Belgium in January of 2013.

She served as the artistic director of ClarinetFest® 2011 and continues her work with this organization as the state of California Chair of the International Clarinet Association.

Julia Heinen is a Buffet Crampon, D’Addario and Silverstein Performing Artist and performs exclusively on Buffet Crampon RC Prestige clarinets, D’Addario Reserve reeds and Silverstein ligatures.

  • D.M.A. 1988, University of Minnesota
  • M.M 1983, University of Michigan
  • B.M 1982, University of Minnesota

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