Julie Rains Kangas

Julie Rains Kangas is a freelance soloist and choral conductor in the Pacific Northwest. She has performed with several professional and community ensembles such as Opus 7, The Tudor Choir, and Northwest Repertory singers. She has also recorded with Opus 7.

Julie earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Vocal Performance and her Masters in Music Education from Boston University. She studied choral conducting with Rod Eichenberger and Richard Sparks and voice with Charles Peterson, Marianne Weltmann, Mira Frohnmayer and Barbara Poulshock.

A long time music educator, Julie enjoys sharing the love of music with voices of all ages.