JULIA BIBER, CELLO
Cellist Julia Biber has performed around the world as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. She is currently a Doctoral candidate in Performance at the CUNY Graduate Center. She received her Master of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music as a student of Richard Aaron and her Bachelor of Music degree from the Mannes College of Music as a student of Barbara Stein Mallow. In addition, Julia earned a Professional Studies certificate from the Manhattan School of Music where she was a student of Julia Lichten.
Julia is an active recitalist and chamber musician and has been heard in various concert series including New York Cello Society, Music in Midtown, Hunter College, Con Vivo, ‘Classical at Pete’s’ and many others. She is a regular substitute with the New Jersey Philharmonic and appears with the Westchester, Long Island and Brooklyn Philharmonic orchestras, and the Di Capo Opera Theatre.
An avid chamber musician, Julia has attended the Taos, Kneisel Hall and Musicorda music festivals where she worked with such artists as the Juilliard, Brentano, Borromeo, Shanghai and Ying Quartets. Most recently, Julia was invited to perform in a master class at Lincoln Center for cellist, Ralph Kirshbaum.
As a dedicated teacher, Julia received her Suzuki Certification under the tutelage of master teacher, Tanya Carey with additional studies at School for Strings in NYC. She has served on the faculty and Brooklyn College Preparatory and Turtle Bay School of Music. Currently, Julia is faculty member at Hunter College where she teaches cello and chamber music and City College where she teaches music history.
In addition to her classical career, Julia is active in the folk and rock world. She plays frequently in places such as Joe’s Pub, City Winery, The Living Room, Rockwood Music Hall and Madison Square Park with various bands and songwriters. She has toured extensively with singer/songwriter Susan Werner around the country. A regular studio musician, Julia has played on numerous albums. She has been heard on WFUV, WNYC’s Soundcheck and WUMB.