"The limitation is in your mind…"
This episode is part of the series “Teacher Heroes“ which is produced by Bachelor of Arts students at the University of Music Lübeck. Franziska Gottwalt and Finja Laurisch decided to interview Finja’s singing teacher, Dr. Julie Silvera — a jazz singer, voice teacher and choir director born in Jamaica, later raised in the United States and now living in Hamburg. In this episode, Julie gives us an insight into her musical biography and the diverse influences on her way to becoming a jazz singer and teacher. She explains what is important to her when teaching singing and gives away what she likes about Hamburg and her jazz band there…