JULIA HAINES/COMPOSER/INDEPENDENT MUSICIAN
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