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About AAST 

At American Accent and Speech Training you will feel welcomed and empowered to shift into using an American accent. Driven by a passion to learn about people Julie has helped people communicate better for over 17 years. Being from a multicultural family where differences are embraced and celebrated Julie has personal insight into the experience of newcomers to the U.S. This core value propels Julie's curiosity about speech patterns in speakers of English from other languages.


Julie is a conservatory trained singer with extensive performance experience, as well as a seasoned public speaker. She has learned effective strategies to shape both speech and voice.  She teaches language skills including the power of non-verbal language which include body language, facial expression and tone of voice.


Education and Training:

Julie’s training consists of internship and employment at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary,  providing bilingual speech-language and voice therapy. She has worked in private practice and the schools for over 10 years. Julie holds a Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Hunter College, and a Bachelor of Music in voice from Manhattan School of Music.