Julia Anne Ernst is an 18 year old freshman at Loyola University New Orleans majoring in Vocal Performance/Opera. She currently studies with Irini Kyriakidou. She began her musical journey on the Cutting Edge stage when she was 12 in a production of Cinderella, Jr. Her musical journey includes over a dozen musical theater productions, as well as two summers in Europe where she studied voice with The International Performing Arts Institute. Julia has won many state and national voice competitions including NATS, CS Music, Schmidt, Steinway, and the Wood Vocal Competition. Her long term goal after her collegiate studies is to pursue a career as a professional opera singer. Julia is thrilled for the opportunity to perform at Cutting Edge again and bring you a show full of your favorite Celine Dion hits. Don’t miss Julia Sings Celine! January 2021.