Ashley Liberty’s violin playing has taken her from Maine to Miami and around the world. She has performed on stages in 13 different countries, some of which include Austria, Brazil, Israel and Japan. Ashley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Columbia University in New York City, and began her graduate studies at the Manhattan School of music, later completing her Master of Music degree at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music as the violin teaching assistant to Naples Philharmonic Concertmaster, Glenn Basham.

In Miami she has played with the Miami City Ballet, the Miami Bach Society and the Florida Grand Opera. She has accompanied a wide range of artists including Bruce Hornsby, Andrea Bocelli, Bernadette Peters, Steve Miller and Ricky Skaggs, folk legend Noel Paul Stookey, and tony award nominee Norm Lewis. She has performed as the Concertmaster for the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra for performances accompanying Grammy nominated Tiempo Libre, trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and actor/singer Kevin Spacey. She also led the orchestra in an HBO special with comedian Robert Klein.

Ashley plays regularly with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. She frequently performs with her husband, pianist Daniel Strange, and the two released their first album ‘Snapshot,’ which features a wide range of styles. Ashley is a certified O’Connor Violin Method teacher and she teaches the method annually at the Berklee School of Music in Boston, and at the O’Connor Method Camp in Charleston, South Carolina. She has accompanied the Grammy award winning composer and violinist Mark O'Connor in multiple performances and performed and taught with him during his residency at Virginia Tech. Ashley will be a faculty member at the inaugural O'Connor Method String camp in Maine, July, 2015, hosted by the Liberty Family Foundation.