Books/DVDs by Julie Lyonn Lieberman
Julie Lyonn Lieberman's "Blues Around the World" class's concert for Strings Without Boundaries, a s... Read More Play Video
JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN, Artistic Director
JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN HAS helped develop the alternative string field over the last thirty-five+ years through her work as an educator, author, radio producer, composer, recording artist, journalist, and performer.
is the author of eight music books, including The Creative Band and Orchestra, The Contemporary Violinist, 12 Rock Strings Lesson Plans, Improvising Violin, Rockin' Out With Blues Fiddle, You Are Your Instrument, and Planet Musician, and Alternative Strings: The New Curriculum.
DVD titles include Alternative String Styles in the Classroom (written and produced for ASTA
: American String Teachers Association
: National Association of Music Merchants); Rhythmizing the Bow; Techniques for the Contemporary String Player; The Violin in Motion; Violin and Viola Ergonomics; and Vocal Aerobics.
authored the "Creative Musicianship" section of the American String Teacher's curriculum book, Standards, Goals, and Learning Sequences for Essential Skills and Knowledge in K-12 String Programs.
is also the author of StringsCentral, an app for iPad.
Julie Lyonn Lieberman
was one of the first educators invited by Juilliard
to teach improvisation to their students in the L&M Department.
A dynamic, participatory workshop leader, her
ability to stimulate participants to think and grow in new ways has earned respect for her
work throughout the world through organizations and institutions like American String Teachers Association, The Starling-Delay Symposium at Juilliard
, European String Teachers Association
, National Orchestra Festival
, Music Educators Association
, International Association of Jazz Educators
, Suzuki Institute
, National String Workshop
, International String Workshop
in June, The Juilliard MAP
Program, National Young Audiences, the Carnegie Hall LinkUp Program and The Academy (a Carnegie/Weill Hall/Juilliard-sponsored program).
has also created seven hours of programming for National Public Radio on jazz violin (The Talking Violin hosted by Dr. Billy Taylor, and Jazz Profiles: Jazz Violin hosted by Nancy Wilson), and over fifty articles for music magazines, including STRAD, STRINGS, Fiddler Magazine, and American String Teacher Journal
In addition, Ms. Lieberman produced four American Jazz String Summits in the eighties and nineties featuring many of the top improvising string players in America, and co-produced three alternative string festivals within American String Teachers 2003, 2004, and 2005 conferences, serving as the chair for the 2004 component.
Julie is a D'Addario Elite Clinician and an NS Design performance artist.
books and DVDs are distributed world-wide by Hal Leonard Publications
currently has a portfolio of over fifteen string orchestra scores in American and world styles published by Kendor Music and Alfred Publications
is the recipient of the 2014 ASTA Kudos Award, over two-dozen ASCAP Plus Awards, and three American String Teachers Association's
National Citation for Leadership & Merit
is currently developing a touring musical theater piece, The Talking Violin Cabaret, and was honored by the Board of ASTA's invitation to compose String Dreams for the opening ceremony at the 2015 American String Teachers Association's
Salt Lake City Conference.