"Julia Goodwin, the Feinstein protégée who opened the show, is a phenomenally gifted teenager from Baldwinsville, N.Y., who sang lucid unornamented renditions of "Feeling Good," and "Darn That Dream." She is as impressive as any of the vocal wunderkinds on "The Voice". 
                                                                                                                                     -Stephen Holden- New York Times 

Julia Goodwin is a singer/songwriter from Baldwinsville NY.  She was the winner of Michael Feinstein’s 2013 Great American Songbook High School Vocal Competition, where she served as the Junior Ambassador for the Great American Songbook. She has performed nationally with world renowned performer Michael Feinstein. The New York Times applauded Julia calling her “phenomenally gifted”.  Notable performances include: Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Birdland, The Palladium, Tuscany Italy, 54 Below and The Wynn. Julia was also a guest performer at the 2014 and 2017 Great American Songbook Hall of Fame Induction Galas honoring Johnny Mathis, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt, Shirley Jones, Ray Gilbert and Mitzi Gaynor.

Julia was a quarterfinalist on NBC's "America's Got Talent" performing at the Dolby Theater and Radio City Music Hall. She has appeared on PBS performing at the Rainbow Room for “Michael Feinstein's New Year's Eve”. Julia has also been featured on ABC's “Inside Edition” and “Extraordinary”.

She has been invited to join an A-list of multiple award-winning singers from the worlds of Jazz, Broadway, Cabaret and Pop which include: Freddy Cole, Christine Ebersole, Kristin Chenoweth, Dan Brubeck, Darren Criss, Elaine Paige, Marilyn Maye, Aaron Tveit, Jake Miller, Benny Mardones, Andy Grammer and Jessica Sanchez. Julia performed at the 2014 M&T Jazz Fest opening for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Trombone Shorty and most recently at the 2016 Jazz Fest opening for Michael McDonald.  

Julia has had the privilege of working with: Syracuse Pops-Symphoria, The Naples Philharmonic, The Pasadena Pops, The Louisville Orchestra and The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

Ms. Goodwin made her NFL debut in 2014 performing the National Anthem at Lukas Oil Stadium in Indiana for the Indianapolis Colts and again at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis for the St Louis Rams. 

Julia was selected to perform at the New World Center in Miami, Florida, as a Finalist winner in the 2014 National YoungArts Foundation Competition for Vocal Pop. She was also recognized in the 2014 National YoungArts Vocal Jazz discipline.

Ms. Goodwin is currently a sophomore attending Syracuse University and majoring in Music Industry and Commercial Jazz studies.

Her album titled “Feeling Good" features Ms. Goodwin performing "unplugged" versions of some of her favorite Great American Songbook standards


Julia Goodwin at the regional event for
The Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Vocal Competition.

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