Julia Lichten enjoys a varied career as soloist, chamber musician, and teacher in the New York City area and beyond.
Julia Lichten enjoys a varied career as soloist, chamber musician, and teacher in the New York City area and beyond. She was a member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra from 1995 to 2014, and has toured with Orpheus, Musicians from Marlboro, and the American Chamber Players. She has also served as an Artistic Ambassador for the U.S. State Department.
She is an annual guest artist with the Brooklyn Chamber Music Society and has served as artist/faculty at Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School and Festival, Mannes College Beethoven Institute, National Orchestral Institute, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Vivace, Heifetz Institute, and Meadowmount School of Music. She is a member of the cello and chamber music faculty at Manhattan School of Music.
A native of New Haven, Connecticut, she received degrees from Harvard-Radcliffe and from the New England Conservatory. Her principal teachers and mentors included Mischa Nieland, Paul Tobias, Felix Galimir, David Soyer, and Leon Kirchner.