Known for her “bold and dramatically characterized playing” (Dallas Morning News) and “tone that draws in one’s ear with sounds and ideas that simply cannot be resisted,” (Philadelphia Inquirer) 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 and the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra.
Curenton has performed with the Baltimore Symphony, American Symphony Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, Richmond Symphony, Virginia Symphony. She is currently the principal player of the acclaimed Soulful Symphony and frequently performs and tours internationally and nationally with The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. 2019-2020 Highlights include performances in Canada and several cities throughout Germany.
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.
Ms. Curenton is a graduate of The Juilliard School and The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England.