Chorister Program Director and Associate Director of Music
Julie DeBoer serves as the Chorister Director at Washington National Cathedral. She oversees and implements the music education program for the choristers and maintains an active schedule of rehearsals and services in the cathedral’s music program.
As a concert soloist, Julie has performed with Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus, Music of the Baroque, South Dakota Chorale, Bella Voce and William Ferris Chorale. As an ensemble singer, she has worked with Chicago Symphony Chorus, Grant Park Chorus, South Dakota Chorale, Music of the Baroque and Transept Consort.
Julie holds bachelor’s degrees in Voice Performance and Religious Studies from Lawrence University, where she graduated summa cum laude, and she earned a master’s degree in Voice Performance and Literature from Northwestern University. Prior to her appointment at Washington National Cathedral, she served on the voice and choral faculty for seven years at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and directed at Grace Lutheran Church in Eau Claire.