Julie Baumgartel has performed with Tafelmusik and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra across Europe, North America and Asia. A resident of Kitchener-Waterloo, she frequently performs with the K-W Symphony along with performing in many chamber music projects in the Waterloo Region. Julie has been featured in numerous CBC radio broadcasts and performs chamber music regularly with the Gallery Players of Niagara, at the Festival of the Sound in Parry Sound, and with the INNERchamber String Quartet as the in-residence ensemble of INNERchamber in Stratford. From 2003-2012 she was conductor of the KWS Youth Sinfonia and taught at the Wilfrid Laurier String Academy from 2011- 2021. She performs on a Paulo Antonio Testore violin made in Italy in 1740.