Instrument: 1st Violin
Julia Dibley is from New Zealand and joined the orchestra in 2006.
After completing her Masters degree at the University of Auckland, Julia continued her studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and the University of Gothenburg. Other orchestras Julia has worked with include the Auckland Philharmonia, Halle Orchestra, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.
Julia has performed widely as a chamber musician and at a number of festivals, including the Britten-Pears Young Artists Scheme, the Dutch International Summer Academy and the Tunnell Trust Strathgarry Showcase in Scotland.
Julia is married to Ben Nation in the cello section, they have two children.