Julie Asuma Levene, clarinet, began her musical studies in her hometown of Duluth, MN. She then attended Lawrence University and went on to earn a Masters Degree in clarinet from the Yale School of Music. Her teachers have included David Shifrin, Charles Neidich and Fan Lei. She is a member of the Live Music Project, the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and the Earl Banquer Woodwind Ensemble, and has played throughout the Northeast with the klezmer ensemble Generation Klez. Julie is currently on the faculty at the Thames Valley Music School, Neighborhood Music School, and Choate Rosemary Hall.