Singer / songwriter Julie Stirman is a native of Tennessee and holds a bachelor's degree in music from the University of Miami in Florida. Drawing on a wide range of American styles, Julie's songs combine jazz textures with the storytelling quality of bluegrass and country. Julie now lives and works in southeast London with her husband and songwriting partner Rob Aitken, an established session guitarist, producer and multi-instrumentalist. Venues where Julie has performed include: The Pheasantry (London), The Oak Room (New York City), Carnegie Hall (NYC), The Juilliard School (NYC), The Metropolitan Room (NYC), The Oak Room (NYC), New York State Theatre Institute, The Forge (London), Shakespeare Festival of Dallas (Texas), and Lyric Stage (Texas).
Julie currently writes and records library music for film, TV and commercials, which has been placed with publishers across America and Europe. Last year, Julie’s lyrics for her song “Please Waste My Time” were featured in the September issue of American Songwriter magazine.
Julie recently founded the London Songwriters Collective, along with fellow songwriters Rob Aitken and Valeria Pozzo.