Julie Bale Soprano Vocal Coach Choral Director

 Julie Bale is a British Dramatic Soprano. Born in Leeds, she studied Music and German at Oxford Brookes University and followed this with an ARCM from The Royal College of Music, whilst studying with Elizabeth Robson. She studies vocal technique and vocal pedagogy with the eminent voice specialist Janice Chapman and Dame Josephine Barstow. Her Operatic highlights have included Helmwige in Die Walk├╝re for Berwick Festival Opera and Leonore in Fidelio for OperaHerts conducted by Phillip Thomas. A role she covered for Dorset Opera. Other roles include Donna Anna, Aida (Concert version), Leonora il Trovatore and Alice Ford. She is also much in demand as an oratorio singer and concert artist. 

Julie enjoys a highly successful career as a vocal coach and workshop leader. In April 2016 she took up the position of Resident Vocal Coach and member of music staff with The London Oriana Choir.

Julie is the Choral Director of the North Middlesex Federation Townswomen's Guild Choir, Choral Director of Northwood Choral Society and leader of Harrow Choral Society's Training Choir Singing for Starters. She studies conducting with Amy Bebbington and Sarah Tenant Flowers of the Association of British Choral Directors and with Manvinder Rattan of SfP.

Julie as Leonora, Il Trovatore
Julie as Alice Ford - Falstaff
Julie as Helmwige - Die Walkure, with Andrea Baker and Kathy Taylor-Jones