Julia Torgovitskaya Rapoport, President of iCadenza & CEO of Cadenza Artists, is a trained opera singer and relates first-hand to the journey that performing artists undertake on their quest to success. She has extensive consulting experience with both arts organizations and individuals with particular expertise in guiding projects from concept to impactful launch, motivation, empowerment, and team dynamics. Credited by clients for cultivating an environment of trust, as well as a co-creating a team and platform for building plans and systems around nascent ideas and new projects, Julia is known for her unique combination of business savvy and heart, and, in the words of renowned innovative pianist and personality Lara Downes, “truly being my partner in dreaming and growing.” Julia has also been recognized for her writings, which have been published in international publications, including The Moodie Report. Having earned a Master of Science in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego, Julia is passionate about introducing artists and arts leaders to the concept of approaching their careers with an entrepreneurial mindset, and using proven business concepts for their professional career success. Julia earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music, International Relations, and Russian and East European Studies with High Honors at Tufts University, also minoring in Philosophy. Julia received Beta Gamma Sigma distinction for her graduate studies and Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa for her undergraduate work. Julia is on the Board of Directors at Classical KUSC radio and Ohana Arts, and is the co-author of the book Awakening Your Business Brain: An iCadenza Guide to Launching your Music Career, published in November 2015
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