Julie Donnell received her Bachelors of Music in vocal performance from DePauw University and her Masters of Art in German literature from Bowling Green State University. In addition, she studied at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg. Ms. Donnell has been a member of the New Organization for Vocal Artistry (Chicago) and maintains a private voice studio in addition to serving as a member of the IPFW voice faculty. A versatile performer, she has appeared in numerous theater, musical theater and opera productions in the region. In addition to applied voice, Ms. Donnell teaches French and German Diction at IPFW and is also a member of the French Faculty. Ms. Donnell is a founder of and the current president of Friends of the Parks of Allen County, Inc..