Julianna Buffum Holmes brings a wealth of experience as a performer, teacher and pedagogue. She studied for her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at the University of Southern California. Cello recording performance credits include Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Jackson Five, Eagles, Olivia Newton John, Dick Halligan, Marty Davich, Waylon Jennings, Jesse Coulter, Dinah Shore and numerous jingles. Live performances for Melissa Manchester, Keely Smith, Eagles, Carole King, Diana Ross, Chuck Mangione, The Jacksons, Gladys Knight, George Benson, Charlie Rich and Barry White.
Solo Cello and Chamber Music performances include a variety of private parties, weddings, and corporate events throughout Southern California. She has served as Principal Cellist for USC Chamber Orchestra, Musique de Chambre, Idyllwild Master Chorale and the Buffum ensemble. Julie has taught music for St Margaret’s Episcopal School and the Quadrille Academy, Cedar Creek Sinfonia and the Wilde Woode String Program. She is the solo cellist for Temple Sinai in Palm Desert. She also is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation, the governing body of the Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Program.