USA | 2021 PARTICIPANT
Julia Othmer is a known for the intensity of her stage presence and dynamic performances. Passionate and engaging, Othmer creates an intimate warmth with her audiences. Her award-winning music has been featured in film, TV, and video games. She tours internationally and has shared the stage with a range of artists including Emmylou Harris, The Alarm, Sarah McLachlan, and Regina Spektor.
Using music to connect to people and social issues inspires Othmer’s work. Recent projects include Songs of September, a 30-day online voter registration drive concert series resulting in Seeds, Volume 1 – a listener-curated collection of her live piano-driven performances of songs of change, protest and hope. Seeds, Volume 2 was released on the spring equinox – March 20, 2021.
Her studio recordings, in collaboration with partner James Lundie, feature re-imagined vintage and bespoke equipment, creating unique soundscapes. Their debut album SOUND “sounds so good” writes Elmore Magazine, with its “stunningly sophisticated and dramatic architecture, [it is] spellbinding and visceral.”