Julia Lange is a 21 years old German crossover guitarist. She started playing at the age of 8 when she saw her older brother playing. In the following years she took classical guitar lessons with Elisabeth Becker, Fritz Ludwig and at last from 2011 to 2015 with Stephan Werner at the Dr.Hoch’s Conservatory in Frankfurt before she started her studies in Dresden.
Julia participated successfully at many national and international competitions. She achieved for example 3 times the 1st price at the German youth competition “Jugend musiziert“, the 1st price at the “Roland-Zimmer-Wettbewerb“ (Germany) and the D’Addario Award at the international Rago competition.
At the age of 15 she played her first solo concert, one year later she took part in a concert tour through Chile with the Youth-Guitar-Orchestra of Baden-Württemberg and was invited to play for important German politicians like Volker Bouffier and Wolfgang Schäuble in Berlin.
Julia performed for some well-known guitar and music festivals in Germany such as «Zupfmusikfestival Bruchsal», «Darmstädter Gitarrentage», «Lichtenberger Schlosskonzerte», «Zevener Gitarrenwoche», «Hamburger Gitarrentage» (Germany) and besides she also played at the «Warsaw Fingerstyle Festival» in Poland and at the «Festival de guitarra Joaquín Rodrigo» in Spain.
Because of her succesful YouTube Channel with over 5mio clicks Julia’s prominence around the world is also growing and growing. She was invited to performed at the international music fair in Frankfurt as well as Shanghai, was touring through France and Spain and gave concerts in China and Hongkong.
Another highlight of Julia’s career was the invitation by the highly respected label «Deutsche Grammophon» to accompany soprano Nadine Sierra at some of her performances in Berlin.
Julia performed already for several TV productions, for example the German/French TV Show „Stars Von Morgen»(Channel: ARTE) where she played classical as well as Fingerstyle guitar and even accompanied the presenter oft the show: the famous tenor Rolando Villazón. Moreover she got invited to present her playing and give interviews on Main.TV, MDR, and while she was in Hongkong on RTHK for the well-known show «The Works». Two other German TV-Channels called «SAT.1» and «HR» published portraits of the young artist at the end of 2018.
After years of playing mostly classical guitar Julia became more and more a crossover guitarist. She taught herself how to arrange songs and established a loyal following on social media platforms. Even great guitar masters like Jon Gomm appreciate her playing: “It‘s great Julia! Well played, mate. Stunning technique.»
The mixture of different styles and influences makes her arrangements so unique.
In September 2017 she started studying acoustic guitar at the „Hochschule für Musik CarlMaria-von-Weber“ in Dresden and even got the sponsorship „Deutschlandstipendium“.