A National Board Certified and Kodály-Certified Teacher, Julie Corallo has taught middle school choral music, elementary general music, and was the K-12 music administrator for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Upon completing her tenure as the K-12 music administrator, the Los Angeles City Elementary Schools Music Association awarded her with an Honorary Life Membership. She was also recognized as the Outstanding Music Teacher of the Year in 2022 by CMEA’s Southwestern Division. She enjoys being a presenter for music organizations and working for CSULB’s Music Education Department as an adjunct faculty member.
In addition to her work in the public school sector, Julie is the Artistic Director of the South Bay Children’s Choir, in residence at El Camino College. This organization serves singers ages 6-18 and provides opportunities for high levels of artistic achievement. Her choir was invited to perform at the 2016 National Conference for the Organization of American Kodály Educators, and she has been a guest conductor for the Kodály Association of Southern California Honor Festival, the Education through Music Los Angeles Choral Festival, and the California Association of Independent Schools Choral Festival.
Julie earned her MEd and BA from the University of California Los Angeles, and her MA in Education from California State University Dominguez Hills. She is a proud member of the American Choral Directors Association, the Organization of American Kodály Educators, the National Association for Music Education, and the Southern California Vocal Association.