Julie Gardner is a violist & manager of Lincoln Youth Symphony, Brigham City, Utah. She currently resides in Perry, Utah. She played in the Port Angeles Symphony 1999-2004; Salt Lake Symphony 2004-2006; Lake Bonneville Community Symphony and American Festival Orchestra; and Aspen Strings. In addition to running Lincoln Youth Symphony, she maintains a private viola studio in Perry, and is active in the homeschooling community, including her favorite thing, participating in the sound booth for Shakespeare plays. She has two dogs, a cat, 5 children, a son-in-law, and a husband.