About Julane

Julane Lund is a dynamic musician based in Indiana who sings and plays violin and the eight stringed Norwegian Hardanger fiddle (known in Norwegian as hardingfele). She also performs on viola, piano, "companion" organ, Native American style flutes, Norwegian willow bark flute, tenor ukulele, harps, percussion and various other ethnic instruments. She breathes new life into traditional music from styles such as Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Celtic, Metis and Americana by blending elements from classical music and jazz. Her arrangements of traditional melodies and her compositions that are rooted in tradition are exciting and new! A combination of soul stirring melodies and foot stomping rhythms fill her performances. Her use of numerous instruments keeps the soundscape ever changing, and listeners are consistently impressed by her passion, musical knowledge and skill. Julane has garnered numerous awards and inspired audiences throughout Western and Eastern Europe, Quebec, Russia, and the United States. 

Video of Julane Playing Hardingfele in Russia

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Previous events

May8

Music for Sons of Norway Anniversary!

Ritz Carlton, Carmel, Indiana

Come celebrate the 17th of May Norwegian Independence Day (as well as a special anniversary for the Circle City Lodge of the Sons of Norway) by enjoying a wonderful Norwegian meal and hearing Julane play traditional Norwegian and Norwegian-American music on both the conventional violin and the Hardanger fiddle. She will be wearing her bunad (traditional dress) from Gudbrandsdalen. The cost of attendance is $30.00.

Dec6

Fundraising Concert for Eden

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Mooresville First United Methodist Church, 900 Indianapolis Rd., Mooresville, IN

The goal of this concert is to introduce the audience to a little girl named Eden, who lives in an orphanage in a foreign country. All of the money raised from this concert will be placed into a fund held by Hopscotch Adoptions, Inc. in Eden's name. The money will finally be awarded to a family that steps forward to adopt Eden. Admission is free, although freewill donations are encouraged. This concert will include a variety of music styles and types of instruments played by Julane. The music can be described as "inspirational world music."

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Gig Dates Not Always Shown 

Depending on my schedule I may not have time to list dates when I am performing. I usually perform at least every weekend and sometimes I go for weeks or months without posting information for my upcoming gigs. My apologies for those of you who check my website to find out about upcoming gigs! If you don't see any upcoming gigs listed on my website calendar (or if it looks like not much is listed) then feel free to send me an e-mail and I will be happy to respond to your questions about upcoming gigs.