"The highlight of the program,
in terms of musical interest and technical polish, occured . . . when
soprano Julie Keim gave a brilliant performance of Mozart's exuberant
'Exsultate, jubilate.' "
". . . soprano Julie Keim sang the pivotal 'Pie Jesu' with a delicacy
that was sensitive rather than sentimental."
"Julie Keim . . . carried the
action forward with distinctive musicality and commendable fervor."
"The three soloists were first-class. Soprano Julie Keim
was sweet, vulnerable, and torn between the claims of virtue and love.
(She) . . . sang with distinction."
THE NEW MEXICAN
"Soprano Julie Keim sang with luminous
confidence and superb sound."
"Her sound is clear and lovely, and she tastes the words in her
mind as she forms them, so meaning is as upfront as melody."
"Keim's voice soared . . . pitch accurcy joined with infinite gradations
of volume and a legato style."
DALLAS MORNING NEWS
"Ms. Keim's 'Laetitia' is a canny
mixture of nervous innocent and scheming romantic, and it's all there
in her soprano."
SAN ANTONIO LIGHT
" . . . she possesses a gleaming
lyric instrument with ample point and support to soar over an orchestra
"Miss Keim's performing is marked
by a wonderful sense of elegance and refinement."
Warren Jones, Pianist
is an artist who not only comes to her artistry with undeniable talent,
she also comes to her art with undeniable compassion. She communicates
soul to the audience."
"The next thing to mention is her flexibility. She can do Bach and
Beethoven and then turn around and do pop or jazz."
Stan Engebretson, Artistic Director, National Philharmonic
"Her artistry is marked by exceptional musical ability
combined with unwavering professionalism. There is a true elegance in
her overall presentation as well as
in her technical ability."
J. Reilly Lewis, Music Director, Cathedral Choral
Society and Washington Bach Consort
"Julie is one of the most remarkable vocal musicians
I have ever worked with."
Lawrence Bandfield, Music Director (retired), The Desert