Julie Mandel writes vocal and chamber music for various combinations of voices and instruments. Her String Quartet #6 was premiered by The Stony Brook String Quartet. Her woodwind quartet, CONVERSATIONS, was recently premiered in New Jersey by the Englewinds Quartet. She has had numerous performances of her chamber works at Queens College and Hofstra College, Her chamber works have received many performances by the American Chamber Ensemble in New York City. Her one-act opera, “I Wish, I Wish, I Wish”, was produced at Otterbein College. Her theatre works include “Subway Suite”, a 2-act musical accompanied by string quartet, was produced at Queens College. “Presidents”, had two national tours. “2”, was produced by Actor’s Equity, and “Le Grand Café” by National Music Theater Network. Marks Music has published many of her choral works. “A Glorious Day”, based on a Shaw play, recently had a reading at the York Theater. Her children’s opera, Pari and the Prince, based on a William Saroyan story, published by McGraw Hill, has been produced nationally. Her commission from Paul Taub, flutist of the Seattle Chamber Players, resulted in Blues For Paul for flute and piano. She has received several Meet the Composer and ASCAP Awards; is a member of Long Island Composer Alliance, New York Women Composers and American Composers Forum. She studied composition with Ernst Krenek and Eric Zeisl. Theodore Presser publishes her Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp, and her String Quartet #3 which received the Burton Award for Contemporary Music. She has just completed a second one-act opera based on Stephen Vincent Benet’s, “Story About The Anteater”.