Dr. Julie Schumacher Detweiler is a classical freelance clarinetist who has been described as delivering her musical style with "flair." She has performed with orchestras around the country, including the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orlando Philharmonic, the Tallahassee Symphony, the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Garden State Philharmonic and the New England Symphonic Ensemble, among others. In addition, Dr. Detweiler has participated in the Aspen Music School and Festival, the Rome Festival Orchestra and the Bard Conductor’s Institute, the latter as a member of the orchestra.

An avid chamber musician, Dr. Detweiler was a founding member of the Renegade Trio, Sonic Winds woodwind quintet, which advanced to the Semi-Finals of the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, and most recently, the contemporary indie-classical group, fivebyfive. Her most recent chamber music collaborations include performances of Copland’s Appalachian Spring with Cordancia (Rochester, NY) and Mozart's Gran Partita with the Harlem Chamber Players as well as independent performances of Mozart's Kegelstatt Trio, Muczynski's Duo for Flute and Clarinet and Schubert's Shepherd On The Rock.

As an educator, Dr. Detweiler has served as a New York Philharmonic Teaching Artist and has taught in the pre-college programs at both the Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School. She has also served as clarinet faculty for the Affetti Summer Music Festival in Anchorage, Alaska and the Florida State University Summer Music Program in Tallahassee, Florida. She has maintained an active private-teaching studio for seventeen years.

Dr. Detweiler received her Bachelor of Music degree in clarinet performance from the State University of New York at Potsdam and her Master of Music degree at Northwestern University. She completed her Doctor of Music degree in clarinet performance at Florida State University where her duties as a graduate teaching assistant included teaching undergraduate and graduate clarinetists, teaching the clarinet methods class and coaching undergraduate chamber ensembles. Her major teachers include Russell Dagon, Dr. Frank Kowalsky, Mark Nuccio, Theodore Oien, and Dr. Alan Woy. Dr. Detweiler currently resides in Tallahassee, Florida with her husband, David, and their two children.