Julia Rosolovsky Greer was born in Moscow, Russia, and attended the Prep Division of the Gnessin School of Music for 7 years where she studied piano with N. Svetozarova. After her family's immigration to the United States in 1992, she became the recipient of the Schwabs Piano Scholarship from Eastman School of Music to study piano with Vincent Lenti. At this time, she was also a student at Penfield High School where she frequently performed as a soloist as well as with the Penfield and Brighton Symphony Orchestras. While an undergraduate at MIT majoring in Chemical Engineering, Julia was awarded a piano scholarship to participate in the Advanced Music Performance program while studying with Professor David Deveau. As a member of the program, Julia gave numerous recitals in the Boston area including the Museum of Fine Arts, MIT's Lincoln Lab, and MIT's Kresge Auditorium. After graduation from MIT, Julia received a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering degree from Stanford University. All throughout her graduate studies, she continued to pursue her musical aspirations at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, as well as with the Redwood Symphony, where she was the principal pianist, and at various chamber music workshops. Julia won the 1st prize in the Concerto Division of the US Open Music Competition in 2000 and two Redwood Symphony Concerto competitions; she also was a full-scholarship participant in the St. Lawrence Chamber Music Workshop.