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Julie Scolnik’s debut memoir, PARIS BLUE, was published by Koehler Books on October 5, 2021, and is available now online with links below, and through all indie Booksellers.

“Not every true story is like a good novel, but this one is. Not every memoir of first love has a satisfying ending, but this one does. The confluence of first love with becoming an artist makes this memoir special.”
— John Irving, best-selling author of 17 novels.

About Julie Scolnik


American flutist JULIE SCOLNIK  has enjoyed a diverse musical career as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral flutist, and is the founding artistic director of Mistral Music, a chamber music series which since 1997 has been known for its virtuosic performances, imaginative programming, and the deep personal rapport she establishes with her audiences. She lives in Boston with her husband, physicist Michael Brower, and their two cats, Daphne and Chloë. They have a daughter and a son, Sophie and Sasha Scolnik-Brower, also musicians. Learn more about her HERE.


“When you fall in love at twenty, does the heart form around the other person, like an old tree slowly absorbs a sign hung on it when it was a sapling? And then, when it’s gone, do you forever feel the lack of it, feel its imprint, where it once rested?”

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(I will always be happy to sign any books at one of our concerts!)