Juliana Parker’s music exists where theater meets pop-rock, which happens to be Queens, NY. A witty songwriter and pianist, it’s always been her mission to tell compelling stories through her songs. Major inspirations include Sara Bareilles, Billy Joel, and Queen.
In 2019 she was featured for the first time with the New York Songwriters Circle at The Bitter End, and later that year opened for Livingston Taylor at The Troubadour in New Jersey. Over the course of quarantine, she has livestreamed over 30 concerts on YouTube Live, and on April 30th comes the release of “Waiting on the Line,” the first of three singles planned for 2021.
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Juliana Parker is a Connecticut-born piano songwriter currently based in New York. Her music combines the sounds of pop-rock and musical theater to create a dramatic storytelling style of her own. In 2017 she received the Songwriting Foundation Scholarship Award through Berklee College of Music, and was awarded runner-up in Radio Airplay’s Love Song 2017 Contest for her song “Waiting on the Line.” In 2018, her song “Rhode Island Roads” was selected to be performed in Berklee’s Perfect Pitch, where it was awarded the Honorary Mention for Best Performance.
In 2019 Parker was featured with the New York Songwriters Circle at The Bitter End for the first time, and later that year opened for Livingston Taylor at The Troubadour in New Jersey. She is currently a second year lyricist at the prestigious BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop.
Over the course of quarantine, she has played over 30 unique livestream concerts on YouTube Live, with themes ranging from “Villain Hour” to “Choose Your Own Adventure,” where the set list was determined by the narrative choices of the fans in the live chat.
Also during the pandemic, she has been hard at work recording and preparing a collection of dynamic, colorful songs to be released over the course of 2021. The first of these will be updated version of “Waiting on the Line,” coming out on April 30th.