Julie Weiner is a born vocalist who comes from a family of singers and musicians. Julie is also an exceptional dancer and veteran of theater especially musical comedy and reveals her love of lyric and melody with captivating tenderness and a heart full of soul. She has a voice that is at once technically spot on and capable of improvisation and searing emotional declaration. Julie has a nearly three octave range and a tone of crystalline clarity yet deep, sultry resonance in her lower range.
Doug Onstad, who has arranged all of the duo’s piano interpretations, knows how to hold the gorgeous melodies of the pair’s song book in chordal inventions that are at once classic and adventurous. Julie and Doug also perform some of Doug’s own compositions that have grown out of Doug’s love for American music. Jazz, Rock and R&B are informed by grounding in classical music for piano in alchemy of all of the best of our national musical vocabulary.
Doug's music has been awarded Best Song at The West Coast Songwriter events and with Julie for Best Performance.
Together as Brulée, Julie Wiener and Doug Onstad offer a smooth yet exhilarating ride on the highways of sound. Perfect accompaniment to revelry and capable of owning the spotlight