Online Course VanderCook College

VanderCook College of Music

An Ergonomic Approach to Practice and Performance: You Are Your Instrument! Julie Lyonn Lieberman's critically acclaimed approach to Playing Healthy… Avoid injury and Protect Your Students: A sizable percentage of instrumental musicians develop physical problems related to repetitive motion or the incorrect use of muscles, tendons and joints. Science gives us greater insight than ever… Continue reading Online Course VanderCook College

Online Course–VanderCook College

VanderCook College of Music , United States

Alternative Strings: The New Curriculum Build Skill to Satisfy the National Standards in Music Education for-credit course through VanderCook College of Music Online with Julie Lyonn Lieberman Every teacher in America must hone their playing and teaching skills in order to integrate a multi-cultural approach into the yearly curriculum. This course will provide you with… Continue reading Online Course–VanderCook College

Musicianship Through World Music: Creativity, Groove, and Beyond

VanderCook College of Music , United States

Julie will be teaching her third online course for VanderCook College of Music starting on Tuesday, February 7th at 4 p.m. CST. Planet Musician: The World Music Sourcebook for Musicians Satisfy all of the National Standards for Music Education through one class! Delve into the musical imagination of the world with countless approaches to rhythmic… Continue reading Musicianship Through World Music: Creativity, Groove, and Beyond

Maryland MEA Conference

Julie has been invited as a guest artist to present several clinics at the Music Educators Conference in Maryland February 10th and 11th.

American String Teachers Conference

Julie will be presenting during the ASTA Pre-conference session from 12 - 5, March 1st, on Musician's Wellness issues along with the other members of the ASTA Board-appointed Wellness Task Force. The conference will take place in Pittsburgh, PA. She will also present a clinic at 2:15 p.m. on March 2nd, "How to Play Contemporary… Continue reading American String Teachers Conference

Touring the Midwest

Julie will be presenting clinics and doing school residencies starting in Chicago and working her way up to Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska starting March 18th through the 31st. Want to jump on board? Click on "CONTACT."

Julie in Concert

Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple 222 livingston ave, new brunswick, new jersey, United States

Julie will perform from 2-3:15 p.m. accompanied by Danny Weiss on guitar. She will cover a number of styles and include some original music.   Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple 222 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

Julie Moves to Massachusetts

After 10 years in the making, the move will finally take place to the Hilltowns of MA. 1 hour east of Lenox and 30 minutes south of Northampton. Here's the 1900 version of our house and barn. We've created a far more artistic and whacky look!

Strings Without Boundaries

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Julie will launch a new location for SWB in Omaha, NE the week of July 23rd. The event will launch with a Tune Contest (prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place), a String Soiree with refreshments and live music at University of Nebraska at Omaha sponsored by D'Addario Orchestral Strings, and classes and jam sessions… Continue reading Strings Without Boundaries

Fall 2017

I've spent the fall working with Debbie Lyle on her book: The Bornoff Approach: First Five Hours. I've composed backing tracks for all the exercises and tunes in the book, have edited the sections, and worked on rough design and layout. Each exercise and tune in the book will have a piano accompaniment and some… Continue reading Fall 2017

Fiddle Hell in MA

Workshops with string players extraordinaire and yours truly across the weekend at this amazing event for musicians. Find out more about Fiddle Hell Massachusetts at http://www.reinerfamilyband.com/introduction including logistics, lodging, instructors, and also schedule at http://reinerfamilyband.com/schedule

Strum Bowing book

I will be working with Tracy Silverman on his new book this month. It's a very exciting project. Keep your eyes open for the first comprehensive groove-oriented training book for string players ever.

Workshop: ASTA’s 2018 Conference

Atlanta Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, GA, United States

A Call From the Muse to Create Have a new idea for your performance, recording, or your teaching life? Tired of listening to naysayers, criticism, self-doubt or beliefs about what you can and can’t accomplish? Do your creative ideas haunt you when you try to ignore them? This session will present techniques designed to support… Continue reading Workshop: ASTA’s 2018 Conference

Strings Without Boundaries

SUMMER PROGRAM FOR TRADITIONAL  & CONTEMPORARY STRINGS: July 5-8, 2018: University of Nebraska at Omaha FACULTY: Randy Sabien, Matt Turner, Judy Hyman, Tom Morley, and Julie Lyonn Lieberman All ages and levels are welcome to attend our 23rd season! Irish & old-time fiddling, blues, jazz, rock/pop, world styles, playing electric, how to write your own… Continue reading Strings Without Boundaries

Julie’s NEW (and 9th) BOOK!!

This summer and early fall, I will be finishing my newest book: Twelve Key Practice The Path to Mastery and Individuality I am quite proud of the original content in this book, including my signature approach to applying the whole musical brain to practice and performance. The book will be notated for all instruments. Distributed… Continue reading Julie’s NEW (and 9th) BOOK!!

New York University Steinhardt School String Program

I will be introducing contemporary techniques and creativity to string students at New York University. Looking forward to returning to my stomping grounds. I was an adviser to NYU's Gallatin Division for 10 years before I moved out of NYC. It will be interesting to see the area again after a long break.

Fiddle Hell

Westford, MA 219 Littleton Rd, Westford, MA

I'll be giving workshops for my second time around at FIDDLE HELL in Westford, MA. Will post more once I know the schedule and topics. Fiddle Hell Massachusetts is a yearly gathering of fiddlers, cellists, and mandolin/guitar/banjo players to meet, jam, learn, and have fun. It's both friendly and diverse, crossing all ages and including… Continue reading Fiddle Hell

December/January 2018-2019

I am presently converting my new book, Twelve-Key Practice, into an eBook. The 144-page paperback is  available via all outlets (amazon, bookstores, music stores, etc.).

2019 MMEA Conference in Boston

Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center Boston, MA Boston, MA, United States

I have been invited to present two sessions at the 2019 MMEA All State Conference, February 28 – March 2, at the Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts. My sessions will take place in the Federal Complex on the Mezzanine level of the World Trade Center: Thu 2/28, 12:00-1:00 - Open Reading Session with… Continue reading 2019 MMEA Conference in Boston

American String Teacher Conference Sessions with Julie

ASTA Board Chair Dr William LaRue Jones has invited me to attend the 2019 ASTA National Conference as the eclectic styles master class clinician.  The conference will  held March 7-9, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I'm also scheduled for a number of other sessions as well as in the closing number for Rachel Barton Pine's concert.… Continue reading American String Teacher Conference Sessions with Julie

Strings Without Boundaries Omaha

Join us for our 24th season of STRINGS WITHOUT BOUNDARIES in Omaha, NE at Hot Shops Arts Center. Registration is hot hot hot with amazing players planning to join our stellar faculty in this brand new venue for SWB. It's our 24th season. Come celebrate while you skyrocket your skills.

Three New Books for Hal Leonard!!

I have spent the summer working on three books for Hal Leonard. I will also be shooting video tutorials and creating backing tracks for the material in the books in September. The books will become available late fall, 2019.   A Festival of Violin and Fiddle Styles for VIOLIN with video tutorials and backing tracks… Continue reading Three New Books for Hal Leonard!!

Fiddle Hell Massachusetts

Westford, MA 219 Littleton Rd, Westford, MA

Proud to return for my third year to teach at Fiddle Hell. It's an amazing event well worth your time. Hope to see you soon!

Performance at the Hal Leonard booth to celebrate NEW BOOK LAUNCH!!!

orlando, fl Orlando, FL, Florida

Hope you'll join me and a number of my colleagues for an informal performance to launch my three new books with backing tracks, tune demos and video tutorials: "A Festival of Violin & Fiddle Styles" for violin, viola and cello.  I'll be accompanied by Forest Rogers on guitar and will be joined by surprise guest… Continue reading Performance at the Hal Leonard booth to celebrate NEW BOOK LAUNCH!!!

ASTA Conference 2020

I have been invited to present a number of sessions at the American String Teachers Conference to be held in Orlando, FL. Always a pleasure to see my colleagues! Capturing the Style: Left and Right-Hand Techniques Culturally responsive pedagogy isn’t possible unless you master the skills: genre specific grooves, slide technique, bow patterns, inflection and… Continue reading ASTA Conference 2020

21st Century Orchestras: The Next Ten Years

Monday, May 4th at 1 p.m. with Mark Wood, Julie Lyonn Lieberman, Dr. Stephen Benham, Dr. Robert Gillespie, Bob Phillips, Dr. David Wallace, Cory Zilisch, Heather Gonzalez, and Dr. Clara Knotts on Facebook > Mark Wood.


Join us for an amazing journey into contemporary string skills (violin/fiddle, viola and cello): multi-style, creative, tech-savvy and more! Our faculty is amazing. A la carte across 4 days: http://www.stringswithoutboundaries.com/               We're also offering SWB TEEN! in July: 2 days of incredible rock/pop classes with Alissa Jackman. And, if… Continue reading STRINGS WITHOUT BOUNDARIES 07/08/21

In-Service FREE for String Teachers

D'Addario Orchestral has invited me to present two in-service days in 2-021 on contemporary teaching skills—American and World styles, creativity, technology and more. These sessions will be FREE to string teachers. To learn more, you can read about the topics and/or sign up to receive updates: Friday, August 6th and/or Sunday, October 24th.

FIDDLE HELL April 7-10

Looking forward to performing and teaching (online) for Fiddle Hell. Here are my sessions:


Online via Zoom

CLICK TO REGISTER CLICK TO REGISTER PLAYING HEALTHY WITH JULIE LYONN LIEBERMAN SATURDAY, JUNE 11TH 9AM – 2PM  *Early Bird Price ends on May 31st SUNDAY, JUNE 12TH 11:30AM – 4:30PM  *Early Bird Price ends on May 31st Unfortunately, only a handful of musicians know how to create music in a flowing, pain-free manner. While many music medicine… Continue reading PLAYING HEALTHY WORKSHOP online over Zoom


Cinematic Musicianship

Over Zoom

  CLICK TO REGISTER The heart of music for TV and film revolves around telling a story. We have found this focus can improve musicianship for standard repertoire as well as improvisation by catapulting practice and performance from “good technique” and “accurate representation” into truly soulful, inspiring music. Award winning TV/film composer Michael A. Levine and critically… Continue reading Cinematic Musicianship



I will be presenting in three workshops (online) as a part of the Rolland Workshop. Creative Musicianship Techniques from Around the World Four Generations of Pedagogues          

The Musical Brain Online Workshop

SATURDAY, JULY 23rd 9AM – 12PM SUNDAY, JULY 24TH 1:00PM – 4:00PM Ever notice that the music you thought you knew so well dumps out of your brain when feeling tired, anxious, afraid or nervous? Would you like to understand why and what to do about it? Would you like to learn music faster and play… Continue reading The Musical Brain Online Workshop

Multi-Style String Teacher Training July 31st 2022

Online via Zoom

FREE courtesy of D'Addario Orchestral and NS Design! https://daddario.formstack.com/forms/inclusivestringsjuly (July Inservice) https://daddario.formstack.com/forms/inclusivestringsoctober (October inservice)  


How to Play Over Chord Changes WORKSHOP online

CLICK TO REGISTER SATURDAY, AUGUST 20TH 9AM – 2PM SUNDAY, AUGUST 21st 11:30AM – 4:30PM   3-part and 4-part Chords Chordal Scales Turnarounds Get a Headstart: Learn Genre-Specific Tendencies How to Build Cohesive Ideas Across Chord Sequences Chord Substitutions