Julay Brooks is a skilled, experienced, creative, and empathetic music teacher who is now accepting students of all ages in both Portland, OR and the central East Bay, CA.  Julay has been teaching piano, guitar, mandolin, voice, ukulele, banjo, and music theory for 14 years in the East Bay.

Julay has been immersing herself in the study and performance of traditional American music since about 2003, playing western swing, bluegrass, Cajun, country, old-time, and rebetika.  She is also a trained classical pianist and studied piano performance and musical analysis in college.