Julie Newton has been teaching piano and voice for 45 years.  She loves to see her students succeed.  For 15 years was the producer and director of the "Susanville Best of Broadway" concert series. She worked with her daughter Jessica Newton-Wade owner of JandJ Performing Arts, with over 100 in the cast every year with their talents It is still going on every first and second weekend of March in the Susanville Memorial Hall on Main Street.  She created a dream and others have kept it going since she moved to Reno, Nevada in 2012.

Many of her students piano and voice have gone on to perform and create great lives from what was taught by Julie Newton to remember who they are.