Julie Buzzelli



Julie Buzzelli is a captivating performer appearing regularly as a freelance musician in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan

She has over 35 years experience playing wedding ceremonies, receptions, and special events.  The unique soothing sound of the harp adds the perfect finishing touch to any elegant occasion like a corporate event, Christmas open house, birthday brunch, wedding rehearsal dinner, or dinner music for the wedding reception. 

As a chamber musician, she collaborates frequently with other musicians, including guitarists, violinists, flutists, and vocalists.

Also a fine orchestral harpist, Julie is the former principal harpist with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and plays with many orchestras in Northwest Ohio and Southeast, Michigan. 

In addition to a demanding performance schedule, she is currently the Adjunct Assistant Professor of Harp at Bowling Green State University and is a sought after teacher with a thriving private studio as well.

Over the past year Julie is proud to have become affiliated with Radiant TV.  As a featured artist she has completed many arrangements of familiar hymn tunes gracefully intermingled with classical pieces of music.  



Julie Buzzelli is currently the Adjunct Assisant Professor of Harp at Bowling Green State University.  She is an accomplished performer and teacher and has been active in both the national and international harp community. 


Ms. Buzzelli is the former principal harpist of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra.  In 2015 she was asked to perform with the Lexington Bach Festival Orchestra in Lexington, Michigan.  She has also played with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Lima Symphony Orchestra, American Wind Symphony Orchestra, Augusta Symphony Orchestra, Spartanburg Symphony Orchestra, and Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra.


As a soloist, she has appeared with orchestras in the U.S. and Canada and toured the United States as a Young Artist under the auspices of the American Harp Society.  She has also performed in Holland, the Isle of Man, Israel, Switzerland, and France. 


As a chamber musician she works frequently with area musicians. She has appeared on WGTE’s award-winning program Live! from FM 91 on several occasions. 


Currently, Julie is a featured artist on RadiantTV where she can be heard playing her own beautiful arrangements of hymn tunes intermingled with classical pieces of music. Learn more about RadiantTV's beginnings here.  


A native of Dayton, Ohio, Julie received her Master of Music Degree in Harp Performance from Bowling Green State University.   She lives in Bowling Green, Ohio.


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Photographer: Sarah Modene



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