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began a life long devotion to music at a very young age. When she was six her grandmother gave her a special present -- a piano. The gift was inspired. It awakened a natural talent and passionate interest in music that has led Judith to be a musician and to develop into an accomplished, award-winning composer.

At the age of seven the Milwaukee, Wisconsin native attained a level of skill and musicianship that allowed her to play for services and direct choirs at her family's place of worship, Calvary Baptist Church.

Judith continued to develop her talent in music as an academic pursuit. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee, a Master of Music degree in Music Composition from Michigan State University, and a Certificate in Advanced Studies in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television from the University of Southern California.

In her career as a musician and composer, Judith has demonstrated her versatility and range in a number of musical genres and styles. As a musician, she has accompanied numerous choral organizations, and instructed in piano for many years. As a composer and arranger with a core foundation in classical as well as traditional and contemporary sacred music, Judith adds a unique musical voice to solo instrumental and orchestral compositions, choral works, jazz pieces and contemporary gospel music. Judith has composed a number of published works that include two solo piano pieces, Toccatina and Q and A, which were winners at the National Conference of Piano Pedagogy in 1992.

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Her work, the Mary McLeod Bethune Suite for solo voice, chorus and orchestra was premiered in October, 2003 on the campus of Bethune-Cookman College in celebration of the opening of their performing arts center. Other previously published choral works include: Understanding Love, Give God the Glory, Make a Joyful Noise and See My Babe..

She is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP), and the International Alliance of Women in Music. Judith's latest composition is the Nguzo Saba, The Seven Social and Spiritual Principles of Kwanzaa, Songs for Children.

Judith presently resides and pursues her career in Los Angeles, CA.