Julia Brook is an Assistant Professor of Music Education at Queen’s University’s Dan School of Drama and Music. Julia holds PhD in Education from Queen’s University. She also earned a Master’s degree in piano performance from Brandon University and Master of Arts in piano pedagogy from University of Ottawa. Julia’s primary research program examines the interactions between curriculum and community contexts, specifically in relation to supporting equitable access to arts education. Her research has been funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Consortium for Music Education. Prior to pursing graduate work, Julia worked as an elementary music specialist in Manitoba, Canada.