JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN has helped develop the multi-style string field over the last forty+ years through her work as an educator, author, radio producer, composer, writer, recording artist, and performer. She has performed on and off Broadway as well as in folk and jazz clubs throughout the United States, and Canada, France and Scotland.
Julie is the author of twelve music books, five instructional music videos, seven hours of programming for National Public Radio, over two dozen string orchestra scores published by Alfred, Kendor and Carl Fischer, as well as over fifty articles for music magazines.
Julie has presented master classes for ASTA, European StringTeachers Association (ESTA), National Association for MusicEducation (NAfME), International Association for Jazz Educators(IAJE), the Suzuki Institute, National String Workshop, NationalOrchestra Festival, International String Workshop, National YoungAudiences, and the Carnegie Hall Link Up Program. She’s been on faculty as an adjunct at The Juilliard School, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, William Paterson College Jazz Department, Manhattan School of Music, New York University’s Gallatin Division, VanderCook College of Music, and Mercy College. In addition, she has worked as a guest clinician at the Eastman School of Music, Stanford Jazz Workshop, and many other schools and programs across the US, in Canada, and abroad.
Julie is the recipient of the 2014 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) Kudos Award, over two-dozen ASCAP PlusAwards, eight Meet the Composer awards and three American String Teachers Association’s National Citation for Leadership & Merit awards. She produced four American Jazz String Summits in the 1980s and 1990s featuring many of the top improvising string players in America, and co-produced three multi-style string festivals within the American String Teachers Conference in 2003, 2004, and 2005, serving as the chair for the 2004 component.
Julie is the Artistic Director for the program, Strings Without Boundaries, a D’Addario Orchestral Premiere Clinician through which she runs quarterly teacher training sessions in multi-style playing, an NS Design Performance Artist, as well as an Eastman Strings Ambassador.