Julien Xuereb became the first Musician-in-Residence at the Springwell Senior Living Community. He gave daily performances and lectures to members of the community and visiting guests in exchange for room and board. In 2016, Julien received the Peabody Dean’s Incentive Grant to expand the program to other retirement facilities. The Musician-in-Residence is now one of the most competitive and sought after programs at Peabody. You can find Julien online at: www.julienguitar.com

Guitar built by David Pace: www.davidjpaceguitars.com Innovative French guitarist and composer Julien Xuereb strives to make every performance a unique experience. His compositional style ingeniously blends elements of Classical, Jazz, and Middle Eastern music.

Tim Smith, critic of the Baltimore Sun, described his works as “Subtly nuanced compositions.” Julien’s recent appearances on stage include performances throughout France, New York City, Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC. Julien has been featured by media outlets such as PBS, the Baltimore Sun, WBAL-TV, and Maryland Public Television (MPT) for his involvement in community outreach.

Under the guidance of Maestro Julian Gray, Julien Xuereb graduated from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University with a Master of Music degree specializing in Guitar Performance and Pedagogy in 2015, and a Graduate Performance Diploma in 2017.