Julay Brooks is a skilled, experienced, creative, and empathetic music teacher who is now accepting students of all ages in the Portland area.  Julay has been teaching piano, guitar, mandolin, voice, ukulele, beginning banjo, and music theory for 14 years in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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.