Julie Herndon is a Bay Area composer and performer working with internal/external space, improvisation, text and graphics. She holds a B.A. in Music from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and studied piano performance at San Francisco Conservatory. Recent performance venues include Zen Mountain Cloud Center in Santa Fe, NM; Carnegie Hall, NY; and the Northern California Performance Platform at San Francisco Art Institute. While pursuing a M.A. in music composition at Mills College, she is an active dog walker, coffee drinker, and Tina Fey enthusiast.