​​​​​Julia H. Haines


Independent composer/multi-instrumentalist 
Collaboration with dance, film, theater, video, poetry and storytellers.
First Prize for harp/voice at the O’Carolan Festival, Keadue, Ireland in 2002 
Pennsylvania Fellowship in the Arts
Finalist, Pew Fellowship on the Arts
Nominated Best Folk Instrumentalist by the Philadelphia Music Foundation. 

Miriam: I Shall Sing a New Song:  based on a setting of Rabbi Ruth Sohn’s poem 
Sophia: Dedicated to the Biblical Goddess of Wisdom,  
for the Anna Crisis Women’s Choir

EARTHWORKS:  Voices of Young People, Voices of the Elders

The Balance of Life: Harp and Frame drums

Thunder: Perfect Mind: A setting of the ancient Nag Hammadi text for Celtic harp and voice
The Mystery: Text by the ancient Irish poet Amerigin
Heart Gratitude Prayer: an invocation for voice and percussion
Circle of the Sky
Charge of the Goddess
Let’s Enjoy Global Warming While It’s Fun- 1999 ecological rant
She has also composed original music for elementary school 'operas' and concerts.

Besides her solo recordings and with her group WINDHARP, 

Julia has recorded with: Pauline Oliveros, The Roots, Tommy Hayes, Susan Werner,

Laura Simms, Robert Esformes, Ubaka Hill,David Oliver