Originally from the Atlanta, GA area, Julianne Henry holds degrees from both Mercer University and Clayton State University. She began learning flute at age 10 and participated in band programs through high school. Her adult flute study began with Catherine Bull, principal flutist of the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, then for the past ten + years with Christina Smith, principal flutist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Henry has studied in workshops with John Barcelona, Patricia George, Keith Underwood, and Tadeu Coelho. Her current professional association affiliations include the South Carolina Flute Society and Greenville Music Teachers Association. In addition to teaching in her private studio, Ms. Henry also performs as a freelance musician and is a clinician in Greenville area schools. Her educational articles have appeared in Flute Talk Magazine in 2014 and 2015.
Mrs. Henry served for four years on the music faculty of Gordon State College in Barnesville, GA (2008-2012) as a flute instructor and director of the strings and winds ensemble. She also taught flute for the Clayton State University Preparatory School of Music. She briefly served as principal flute for the Fountain Inn Symphony Orchestra in 2013.
All State, Regional, and All-County bands include Ms. Henry's students, many of whom occupy top chairs in those bands and their own school bands. She currently teaches beginner through adult students at Musical Innovations in Greenville, SC.
2007, 2008: Recipient of Music Teachers National Association Foundation Fund Teacher Enrichment Grant
2012: Recipient of Gordon State College Faculty Development Grant