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 is the author of nine music books and six DVDs for string players that cover a wide array of skills and styles, three books for all musicians including her critically acclaimed book, You Are Your Instrument, two dozen multi-style string orchestra scores, fifty articles for music magazines such as STRINGS Magazine, STRAD, and Fiddler Magazine, and two National Public Radio Series totaling seven one-hour shows on improvisational string players.
Julie has conducted string teacher training workshops, school residencies, and workshops across the U.S. She has performed on and off Broadway as well as in folk and jazz clubs throughout the United States, Canada, Guatemala, France and Scotland. She is an NS Design performance artist as well as a D’Addario Premiere String Educator.
She co-launched the multi-style training program, Strings Without Boundaries, in 2003, has five recordings of original music to her credit, and has performed with a number of pop/rock/blues and roots styles musicians across her extensive career.
She was the first to teach world music and improvisation at Juilliard, as well as in a number of prestigious conservatories, colleges and universities. Of particular note, is her work with injured musicians world-wide as the first to author a book on the topic titled You Are Your Instrument, as well as a number of spin-off videos. Her books and DVDs are distributed through Hal Leonard and available on Amazon.
Over the last four decades, Julie has performed on and presented workshops on electric strings throughout the United States as well as abroad, including for IAJE: International Association for Jazz Education, TODA: Texas Orchestra Directors Association, ASTA: American String Teachers Association, ESTA: European String Teachers Association, as well as state string teacher training sessions and school residencies.