Known for her “bold and dramatically characterized playing” and “tone that draws in one’s ear with sounds and ideas that simply cannot be resisted,” Julietta Curenton has established herself as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player and music educator. Her keen interest in the intersection of the Classical, Jazz and Gospel genres won her the prestigious Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia Career Advancement Award. Other awards include prizes from the young artist competitions sponsored by the National Flute Association, New York Flute Club and Astral Artists’ National Auditions. Ms. Curenton has made several appearances with ensembles such as The National Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Temple University Orchestra, The Kennedy Center Institute Orchestra.
Curenton has toured internationally and nationally with The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and most recently joined their multi-city tour of Japan with Van Cliburn winner, Nobuyuki Tsuji. In 2018, she was appointed Interim Flutist for the Grammy nominated quintet Imani Winds – a group known for their dynamic playing, culturally relevant programming, virtuosic collaborations and inspirational outreach programs.
An alumna of The Academy – a ground-breaking educational program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute (Ensemble ACJW) – Curenton has performed in Carnegie Halls' Weill Music Hall and Zankel Hall and Tokyo’s Suntory Hall. Highlights from the 2018-19 season include a concerto appearance with The Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra.
Ms. Curenton is a graduate of The Juilliard School and The Royal Northern College of Music of Manchester, England.