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Julia Hisoo Riew

Julia Hisoo Riew

Biography

Korean-American musical theater composer/lyricist/librettist and proponent of Asian-American representation in the arts. Vocalist, music director, and classically trained violinist.

Julia’s recent TYA works include Thumbelina: A Little Musical, which was commissioned for the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)’s 2019 Family Musical, Jack and the Beanstalk: A Musical Adventure (2020 A.R.T. Family Show).

Her other works include In The Beginning (Currently in progress); The East Side: A New Musical (Harvard University, 2019); and Hitched (Harvard University, 2018).

Julia was the 2020 recipient of the Radcliffe Doris Cohen Levi Prize, which recognizes the undergraduate who combines talent and energy with outstanding enthusiasm for musical theater at Harvard.

Experience

  • Regional
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Boston/New England

Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Home Studio Whiz

Instruments

  • Violin
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic

Person of Color?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her