Julie Blocher

Biography

Born in Haute-Savoie in 1995, Julie started the accordion at the age of five. At nine, she joined the team of Frederic Deschamps (internationally known teacher), which allows him to progress quickly.
 
At ten, she participated in her first national competition and is found on television sets of "Singing the life" of Pascal Sevran and TV8 Mont Blanc (local TV). In the autumn of that year, she qualified in Lyon, at the Halle Tony Garnier, for the national final of the contest "The largest tavern in the world "by Michel Pruvot, final will be held next year at the Olympia in front of 2000 people, and it will place second or winning the prize of SACEM and SPEDIDAM before a jury composed of: Louis Corchia, Mauritius Larcange, Louis Ledrich, George Jouvin, François Novack and Jacques Demarny.
 
At eleven, she was the youngest selected for the finals of the cup and the trophy and world records again on TV 8 Mont Blanc.
 
At twelve and a half, she recorded her first CD where 16 titles figure a bolero of its composition "Dreams of teenagers", she was admitted to SACEM with its first compositions. She is also involved in her first international competition in Italy Castelfidardo. In 2008 and 2009, she was a finalist World Trophy taking place in Sarajevo, Bosnia, respectively in Albufeira, Portugal (always ranked in the top five). It is found regularly on the airwaves different radios, also on the sets of TV: TV8 Mt White, 1 2 3 Musette, and "Shall We Dance" on FR3 Champagne Ardennes.
 
In 2009, Julie won the Grand Prix International Young Talents Montrond les Bains in Junior Class Variety, and the following year, in 2010, she also won this contest by Hope Young Talent category. In September 2010, at the age of fifteen years, Julie released her second album "A little unpretentious air".
 
In June 2011, she represented France at great Primus Ikaalinen televised competition in Finland and was ranked fifth in an exellent place. In September 2011 she was also a finalist at the World Trophy Pineto, Italy.
 
Parallel to this, she regularly performs at galas, accordion festivals, concerts or in balls, tea dances, dancing, trios with her parents or with her band of five musicians.
 
Currently, while continuing to work her technique with Frédéric Deschamps, she continued her musical studies at the Conservatory of Annecy in jazz and contemporary music.