Julia Dewhurst

: Music
Principal Instrument: Voice
Music classes offered: Choral, Musical theatre, Vocal
Qualifications: FTCL,ARCM,PGCA,CertEd,FRSA
This Adjudicator is available for international engagements


Julia Dewhurst recently completed her first remote adjudication assignment and would be delighted to discuss working online with your festival while live performance is not possible.

A lyric-coloratura soprano, Julia has appeared nationally and internationally on the concert and opera stage in an ongoing performing career spanning over 30 years. Her repertoire is wide-ranging, from Early Music to first performances of contemporary works.

Julia has extensive and relevant teaching experience across the entire age-range. She was for many years a visiting singing specialist in a London primary school working at Foundation, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 levels and leading voice care workshops for teachers. A popular and much sought-after vocal adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals for over 20 years, she is also currently a Music Deputy on the Adjudicators’ Council.

Julia is a member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians, the Association of Teachers of Singing, the British Voice Association, the Association of English Singers and Speakers for whom she has judged both the Patricia Routledge Competition and the Courtney Kenny Prize and she is a Friend of the Society of the Teachers of the Alexander Technique.