- Instrument Associate Concertmaster, First Violin
Julie Fox Henson is the Associate Concertmaster of the Des Moines Symphony, violinist for the Willis Broadway Series and soloist and chamber musician throughout the area. Ms. Henson enjoys a successful teaching studio in the Ames/Des Moines area and was voted the 2010 Leopold LaFosse Studio Teacher of the Year by the Iowa String Teachers Association. Since the summer of 2001, she has been a member of the Belin String Quartet, which has a summer concert series in Des Moines and performs concerts and educational programs throughout the year. Ms. Henson performed throughout the U.S. and parts of Europe and South America from 1982 to 1992 as the first violinist of the Montclaire String Quartet. The ensemble won first place in the Coleman and Monterey Chamber Music Competitions in California, and a prize at the Evian String Quartet Competition in France. She has held the position of Concertmaster for the West Virginia Symphony and the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony.
Julie has been a member of the Des Moines Symphony since 1997.