Music Director

Julie Ann Palagi

Julie Ann Palagi has been directing choruses in Sweet Adelines since she was 29 years old. She is an experienced soloist, voice teacher, vocal coach, and director. She has performed in nine quartets over the past 30+ years, and placed top five regionally twelve times.  

Her music education includes 10 years of private piano study in her youth, 10 years private vocal study with Dr. Juliana Hoch, and graduate classes in vocal pedagogy at the University of Northern Colorado. 

As a director, Ms. Palagi earned her certified status in Sweet Adelines International Directors' Certification Program after passing specific qualifications that include  barbershop harmony acumen, music theory knowledge and other music and administrative requirements, and is at the Harmony 500 Director level. 

In 2009, Ms. Palagi was the first director in Region 8 to take a small chorus to the Sweet Adelines International Division A Harmony Classic compeition in Nashville, Tenn. Then, in 2012, Ms. Palagi co-founded Greeley Harmonix chorus.

Ms. Palagi’s passion for choir and a cappella music is evident in her fast-paced rehearsals. She approaches each reahearsal with energy, attention to detail, and as an opportunity to teach singing skills.