01.31.19Julia Siciliano prizewinner in Sicily International Piano Festival and Competition

Julia Siciliano is a prizewinner in the Sicily International Piano Festival and Competition, held in Catania this January 24-25. On the jury were distinguished artists Leslie Howard, Christopher Harding, David Lively, Giacomo Scinardo, and Yin Zheng. Her prize awards her with a concert tour of Italy. Dates and locations TBA.

02.07.18New Recital Series in Metro Detroit!

In conjunction with the staff at the Cranbrook House and Gardens, Julia Siciliano is introducing a brand new recital series in Metropolitan Detroit! Please join us for our Spring Recital Series at the historic Cranbrook House for recitals on March 25, April 15, and May 6, all Sundays at 3:00PM. Performers on this series are Julia Siciliano, Sonia Lee, Logan Skelton, and Jennifer Goltz. See events page for more details, and how to register for tickets.

12.15.16\"Dream Catchers\" available for digital download!

For those who prefer to get their music online, you can now access my cd \"Dream Catchers\" by digital download on any music platform you use (i.e. iTunes, Apple Play, Spotify)! Just type in my name on the search bar, and there you will see my cd! Enjoy!

12.02.16"Dream Catchers" in Albany Music Distributors December Catalog!

Now you can order my debut solo album "Dream Catchers" on the Albany Music Distributors website! Visit http://www.albanymusic.net and download the December catalog. There you will find information on how to order my cd!


Julia Siciliano is thrilled to announce the release of her first solo album \"Dream Catchers\"! It is a 2-cd set that features miniatures by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Ravel, and Debussy. Check back for details on how to purchase cds. For now, you can find them being sold at performing events. See the Performances page for details on these!

05.15.16Spring Cleaning!

Getting into the Spring Cleaning spirit here at juliasiciliano.com! In the next couple of weeks, you'll be seeing new content in the "listening" section, an updated bio, some brighter colors, and some very big news! So please, stay tuned!

08.21.14Website updated!

Many apologies for leaving this site unattended for a while. But now you will find 5 new performances added to the performance page. Please stay tuned for more future updates!

06.25.13Siciliano returns to Schoolcraft

Schoolcraft College
Forum Building Recital Hall at 7PM

Julia Siciliano performs works by Scarlatti, Schubert, Debussy, Beethoven, and Chopin

04.28.13Siciliano performs with Cincinnati ensemble

Seven Hills Sinfonietta and Friends
Walnut Hills High School Auditorium at 6:00PM
Free attendance

Brahms horn trio with pianist Julia Siciliano, Andrea Reupert on horn, and Kim Driscoll on violin. Other works on the program by Mozart, Beethoven, and Dvorak.

04.06.13Siciliano performs in Takoma Park, Maryland

Takoma Park Seventh-day Adventist Church
Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
Free admission
a free will offering will be collected

An all Beethoven concert to support the Ottley School of Music will include piano sonatas Op.81a and Op.111 as well as the cello sonata Op.69 with cellist Denna Purdie.

03.12.13Julia Siciliano wins 3rd prize in Iowa Piano Competition!

02.11.13Siciliano performs "Winter Romance" for Vicace Musicale Club

10:15 am, Evola Music Store
12745 23 Mile Road
Shelby Township, MI 48315

As annual returning guest artist, Siciliano will perform, and speak about her program of works By Beethoven, Chopin, and Scriabin.

11.13.12Siciliano and Boutellis perform in Lexington

Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
Carrick Theater 7:30pm
General tickets: $20, student tickets: $5
(tickets subject to applicable fees)
At Singletary Box Office (859-257-4929) or SCFAtickets.com

Brahms Scherzo
Schumann Violin Sonata #1
Bloch Nigun
Brahms Violin Sonata #3
Saint-Saens Danse Macabre

Virgil Boutellis, violin
Julia Siciliano, piano

11.07.12Siciliano performs with violinist Virgil Boutellis at Taft Museum

This first time collaboration between Siciliano and French violinist Virgil Boutellis is a recital for upper level members at Cincinnati's Taft Museum. It will consist of works by Brahms, Schumann, Bloch, and Saint-Saens.

07.07.12Julia Siciliano invited to compete in the William Kapell

06.25.12Julia Siciliano, faculty recital, Schoolcraft College Summer Piano Camp

Siciliano to perform at Schoolcraft College, Forum Recital Hall
18600 Haggerty Road - Livonia, MI 48152

Siciliano will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin, Kirchner, and Liszt

06.03.12Julia Siciliano now under representation!

Siciliano is enthusiastic to be part of a roster of superb artists! Website information is now available on Contacts page.

05.26.12Solo recital at Oakland University

Oakland University's Varner Hall
Rochester, MI
4:30 PM
free admission

Julia Siciliano will perform works by Schubert, Kirchner, Debussy, Prokofiev, and Liszt

03.31.12Julia Siciliano performs Shostakovich with Macon Symphony Orchestra

Siciliano will perform Shostakovich 2nd Piano Concerto at 7:30PM in the Grand Opera House with the Macon Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Robert Trevino.

Other works included by: Wagner, Dvorak, and Sibelius

03.20.12Siciliano performs Liszt "Dante Sonata" and Schubert Lieder

8th Concert of the Tuesday Musicale of Detroit season
Shakespeare, Dante and Goethe in Music and Song

7:30 PM at:

Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church
19950 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

03.03.12Julia Siciliano named Finalist for Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra Piano Concerto Competition

01.31.12Julia Siciliano performs at Transylvania University

Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
7:30pm at Carrick Theater, Mitchell Fine Arts Center
Free and open to the public

Prokofiev "Young Juliet"
Debussy Etude #11 "pour les arpèges composés"
Chopin Scherzo #4


Beethoven "Appassionata" Sonata
Gounod-Liszt "Faust" Waltz

Julia Siciliano, piano

05.22.11Julia Siciliano awarded 3rd prize at the Beethoven Competition!

05.21.11Julia Siciliano invited to compete in the Beethoven Sonata Competition, Memphis, Tennessee

Siciliano to perform Beethoven's "Waldstein" Sonata, and Sonata Op. 10#3

04.16.11Julia Siciliano performs Rachmaninoff 2nd Piano Concerto with the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Claudio Gonzalez

Howard Performing Arts Center
April 16, 8:45 pm
Tickets $5 adults, $3 students and seniors


Rachmaninoff 2nd Piano Concerto (soloist Julia Siciliano)
Dvorak Symphony #8

Claudio Gonzalez and the Andrews University Symphony Orchestra

04.10.11Julia Siciliano performs on "Chamber Music at the Scarab Club"

4PM, Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church
17150 Maumee Avenue
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
(313) 881-0420

Julia Siciliano to perform Dvorak "Dumky" Trio with violinist Velda Kelly, and cellist Nadine Deleury.

Single tickets are $20 at the door and only $18 if ordered in advance.
Tickets purchased as a subscription are only $15 each.
The rate at the door for students under 25 with I.D. is only $10. Group rates are also available.

03.31.11Julia Siciliano invited to compete in the Iowa Piano Competition

From March 31-April 2 in Sioux City, Iowa.

Solo round:
Beethoven "Waldstein" Sonata
Gounod-Liszt "Faust" Waltz

Chamber Music round:
Dvorak "Dumky" Trio
Brahms Trio in B Major

Concerto round, with the Sioux City Orchestra:
Rachmaninoff Concerto #2

03.20.11Eric Owens and Julia Siciliano give recital on WFMT Live on Mayne Stage

Eric Owens, of Lyric Opera and Met Opera fame, will perform a song recital with Julia Siciliano at 11:00 am CST.

Program includes:

Schumann Dichterliebe
Schubert-Liszt Auf dem Wasser zu singen (solo piano)
Wolf Michelangelo Lieder

Tickets can be purchased for the live concert, or live streaming is available, both on the website: wfmt.com

03.18.11Julia Siciliano performs on WFMT Impromptu series

Live at 4pm CST

Julia Siciliano will perform works by Beethoven, Confrey, Chopin, and Liszt live on the radio. You can listen live at the website: www.wfmt.com

03.05.11Julia Siciliano invited to compete in the Byrd Competition

Julia Siciliano to perform Rachmaninoff 2nd Piano Concerto
Flint Institute of Music, Flint, Michigan

First round, open free to public:

11:15 am

02.14.11Julia Siciliano performs for Vivace Musicale

Beethoven "Waldstein" Sonata
Zez Confrey "Sparkling Waters" Valse Brillante
Frederic Chopin Waltz Op. 69 #1
Frederic Chopin Valse Brillante Op. 34 #1
Gounod-Liszt Waltz from "Faust"

Performance held at Evola Music store in Shelby Township, MI at 10:15 AM
12745 23 Mile Road
Shelby Township, MI 48315

02.13.11WFMT 98.7 Radio Broadcast

11:00 am CST

Julia Siciliano, piano
Yuan-Qing Yu, violin
Barbara Haffner, cello

Dvorak "Dumky" Trio
Brahms Trio #1 in B major

10.17.10Julia Siciliano performs at MMTA State Convention Honors Concert

4:30 PM in the Novi Sheraton
Julia Siciliano performs Rachmaninoff Etude Op. 39#1, as an honor of winning 1st prize in the state MTNA competition. She will perform among other 1st prize state winners.

10.10.10Julia Siciliano invited to perform Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Concerto with Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra

Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Robert Trevino

Performance at 7:00 PM at Pick-Staiger Hall


Shostakovich Festival Overture
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #2
Rachmaninoff Symphony #2

05.03.10Julia Siciliano invited to compete in the International Queen Elisabeth Piano Competition

Repertoire for Competition in Brussels, Belgium:

Bach Prelude and Fugue in F# minor WTC II
Chopin Scherzo #3
Chopin "Revolutionary" Etude Op. 10#12
Liszt Concert Etude "Waldesrauschen"
Rachmaninoff Etude Op. 39#1
Debussy Etude "Pour les Arpèges"
Ligeti Etude "Arc-en-ciel"
Mozart Concerto in D minor K.466
Beethoven "Waldstein" Sonata Op. 53
Beethoven Sonata Op. 10#3
Debussy Images II
Ravel Sonatine
Chopin Scherzo #4
Beethoven Sonata Op. 111
Chopin Concerto #2 in F minor

03.21.10Julia Siciliano wins 2nd prize in MTNA National Competition

Performed in Albuquerque, New Mexico:

Schumann Sonata #1 in F# minor
Liszt Concert Etudes "Waldesrauschen" and "Gnomenreigen"
Bartok Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs

01.16.10Julia Siciliano wins 1st prize in MTNA Competition, East Central Division

Performed in Stevens Point, Wisconsin,

Schumann Sonata #1 in F# minor
Liszt Concert Etudes "Waldesrauschen" and "Gnomenreigen"
Bartok Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs

12.02.09Julia Siciliano invited to compete in the International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn

Repertoire for competition:

Bach Prelude and Fugue in F# minor WTC II
Beethoven Bagatelles Op. 126
Beethoven Sonata Op. 111
Schumann Sonata #1 in F# minor
Liszt Concert Etudes "Waldesrauschen" and "Gnomenreigen"
Chopin Scherzo #4
Martin Herchenröder "Bäume und Steine II" (Compulsory commissioned contemporary work)
Beethoven Sonata for Cello and Piano #2 in G minor
Prokofiev Sonata No. 6
Bartok Improvisations
Beethoven Piano Concerto #2
Beethoven Piano Concerto #4

11.06.09Julia Siciliano and "Sweetwater Trio" win Honorable Mention and Beethoven Prize in Rutenberg International Chamber Music Competition


Mozart Piano Trio in C major K. 548
Beethoven "Ghost" Trio Op. 70#1
John Ireland Phantasie Piano Trio #1

11.01.09Julia Siciliano wins 1st prize in MTNA Competition


Schumann Sonata in F# minor
Liszt Concert Etudes "Waldesrauschen" and "Gnomenreigen"
Bartok Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs Op. 8

05.10.09Julia Siciliano invited to compete with "Sweetwater Trio" in the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition


Haydn Piano Trio #23 in E-flat Major, HOB XV/10
Beethoven "Ghost" Trio Op. 70#1
Ravel Piano Trio
Shchedrin's "Three Funny Pieces" for piano trio

04.04.09Julia Siciliano wins 1st prize in Lansing Matinee Musicale Piano Competition


Scarlatti Sonatas K. 433 and 466
Beethoven "Waldstein" Sonata Op. 53
Schumann Carnaval Op.9
Debussy L'Isle Joyeuse

03.15.09Julia Siciliano wins Rosamond Haeberle Memorial Piano Award


Bach Prelude and Fugue in F# minor WTC II
Beethoven "Waldstein" Sonata Op. 53
Schumann Carnaval, Op. 9