Juliet Strong, alto, has been a member of Accord since January, 2018. She has sung in various chamber choirs, performed in theatrical productions, and given countless concerts as a Singer/Songwriter. She grew up in the San Francisco folk music scene, and was exposed to many traditional styles of music and dance including Balkan, Turkish, Flamenco, Greek, Americana, Irish, Scottish, Indian and Brazilian. Juliet has a background in classical and jazz piano and earned a degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Oregon. She has also received theatre training from the California Shakespeare School and Berkeley Rep School. She has been seen on stages with the Oregon Festival of American Music, Shotgun Players, A Traveling Jewish Theatre, Bootstrap Theatre Company, and in Yosemite National Park. Juliet has produced and released several recording projects (www.juliet-strong.com), and has taught privately for many years as a vocal coach and piano teacher. Juliet performs original music at clubs and concerts in New York City and tours on both the east and west coasts. When she is not involved in musical projects, Juliet maintains a steady yoga and meditation practice, enjoys being in nature, and her new role as mom.