Julie was featured with the band on several occasions, including singing alto on "Wind Beneath My Wings" at the August 2, 1992, Roseville Big Band concert at Centennial Lakes Park. On the same concert, she joined Mary Lou Peterman (lead), Tom Reitan (tenor), and Glen Newton (bass) in the first performance of "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree" by a vocal quartet with the Roseville Big Band.
On the June 16, 1992, concert in Roseville's Central Park, Julie sang "Fever" and joined Gina DeBenedet and Melanie Walsh to perform "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" with the band. She was featured on "It's Only a Paper Moon" on the August 4, 1992, concert in Central Park.
Julie earned a degree in music education from Bethel College, teaching private piano and voice lessons while in school. She sings alto and mezzo-soprano in Dan Perry's contemporary worship vocal group at St. Odilia's in Shoreview.