Livingston Taylor picked up his first guitar at the age of 13, which began 50 year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting and teaching. Livingston is a full professor at Berklee College of Music, where he has taught a Stage Performance course since 1989. He teaches young artists invaluable lessons learned over the course of an extensive career on the road; the course is consistently voted the most popular at the College. His high-selling book, Stage Performance offers those lessons to anyone who is interested in elevating their presentation standards to professional standards. Livingston's 50th year of making music was celebrated by  Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Governor Charlie Baker  by declaring January 18th, "Livingston Taylor Day. A documentary entitled "Livingston Taylor:Life is Good" is being released in 2018.