Julia Ansolabehere is an up and coming clarinetist based in Chicago, IL, about to start her senior year at Northwestern University where she is pursuing a dual degree program in clarinet performance and environmental science. She has studied with Steve Cohen, J. Lawrie Bloom, Leslie Grimm, and Kai-Yun Lu. Additionally, she has played in masterclasses led by Alain Desgagné, Laura Flax, Victor Chavez, Rebecca Rischin, and Joel Krosnick, among others. In past summers, she has attended the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy and Greenwood Music Camp. Originally from Boston, MA, she played in the Boston Youth Symphony for several years and participated in the NEC Preparatory School chamber music program.