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Strings Without Boundaries Washington

Strings Without Boundaries, Washington will take place at Central Washington University in Ellensburg. Julie will be teaching American and world styles, the Eclectic Styles Teacher Training, and creative musicianship. Faculty includes Darol Anger, Randy Sabien,  special guest artist Lisa Liu. This location will feature a String Teacher's Day sponsored by J.W. Pepper and supported by… Continue reading Strings Without Boundaries Washington

Strings Without Boundaries Atlanta

George State University Atlanta, GA, United States

Strings Without Boundaries, Atlanta, is Julie's third and newest location summer 2014. She will be teaching American and world styles, the Eclectic Styles Teacher Training, and creative musicianship. Faculty includes Bruce Molsky, Martin Norgaard,  Matt Turner, and Raimundo Nilton Silva, with special guest artists Charles Yang and others.

Strings Without Boundaries WISCONSIN

Strings Without Boundaries, Wisconsin will take place at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. Julie will be teaching American and world styles, the Eclectic Styles Teacher Training, and creative musicianship. Faculty includes Randy Sabien, Brian Wicklund, Matt Turner,  special guest artist Lisa Liu, and others.

In-School Two Day Residency in NH

Unnamed Venue Goffstown, United States

I'll be working with Muriel Orcutt's MS and HS string students for two days on technology for strings, creative musicianship, the art of the riff, and more. We'll be joined by students from Bow HS.

Concord, NH Schools

Concord HS

One-Day Residency in the Concord, NH school system. Workshops will include:  "One Tune, Five Styles," and "Planet Musician"

“String Dreams” and “The Talking Violin Cabaret”

Julie will be finalizing the script for a touring musical theater piece, The Talking Violin Cabaret, during December. Two theaters have already expressed interest. She is partnering with actor/multi-instrumentalist David Finch. Julie was invited by the Board of American String Teachers Association to compose a string orchestra piece for the opening of the 2015 conference. She will… Continue reading “String Dreams” and “The Talking Violin Cabaret”

In-School Residency

Unnamed Venue NV

Logan City School District just outside Salt Lake City  

American String Teachers Association’s National Conference

Unnamed Venue Salt Lake City, UT, United States

After the premiere of her ASTA Board-requested composition for ASTA's opening ceremony titled String Dreams (to be premiered by Lyceum Orchestra under the direction of Kayson Brown), Julie will present a clinic titled "Drumming Circles" at the American String Teachers Association's National Conference. She will also make an appearance at the J.W. Pepper Booth for the grand… Continue reading American String Teachers Association’s National Conference

MA MEA Conference

Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center MA, United States

Julie will be presenting her "Technology for Strings" clinic at the 2015 Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference to be held in Boston at the Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center.

NAfME Conference in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Convention Center Providence, RI, United States

Julie has been invited to present her "Technology for Strings" session on Saturday, April 11th, 2015.

In-School Residencies

Schools in WI WI

Julie will be presenting in-school workshops in four area schools starting in the Milwaukee area, with a jaunt up to Ashland.

CMEA

Connecticut Convention Center Hartford, CT

Julie will present her "Technology for Strings" Master Class at the state music educator's conference.

Strings Without Boundaries ATLANTA

Georgia State Universtiy Atlanta, GA, United States

Julie will be running and teaching at SWB all week. Join us! We have one-day up to five-day registration with an amazing faculty that will include Julie Lyonn Lieberman, Martin Norgaard, Andy Reiner, Katherine Irwin Thomas, Charles Yang, and “Aaron Von Cello” Minsky. Content includes: TECHNIQUE Introduction to Chop Technique Percussive Strings Bow Boot Camp Scale… Continue reading Strings Without Boundaries ATLANTA

Strings Without Boundaries, WISCONSIN

Lawrence University Appleton, WI, United States

Julie will be running and teaching at SWB in Appleton, WI all week. Join us for a truly amazing week! http://www.stringswithoutboundaries.com/wisconsin-2/lawrence-university.html Faculty: Randy Sabien, Judy Hyman, Matt Turner, Gregory Walker, Julie Lyonn Lieberman CONTENT INCLUDES: TECHNIQUE Introduction to Chop Technique Percussive Strings Bow Boot Camp Scale Strength CREATIVE MUSICIANSHIP Creative Musicianship: The Building Blocks Taqasim:… Continue reading Strings Without Boundaries, WISCONSIN

NYSSMA Conference

Unnamed Venue Albany, NY, United States

Julie will present a clinic on some of her Bollywood Strings and TechnoStrings scores published by Kendor, including the use of electrics, special effects, and the looper.

Strings Without Boundaries SEATTLE

Seattle Pacific University Seattle, WA, United States

Julie will be running and teaching at SWB in Seattle. It will be a spectacular week with: Darol Anger, Paul Anastasio, Lisa Liu, Matt Turner, Julie Lyonn Lieberman CONTENT INCLUDES: TECHNIQUE Introduction to Chop Technique Percussive Strings Bow Boot Camp Scale Strength CREATIVE MUSICIANSHIP Creative Musicianship: The Building Blocks Taqasim: A Modal Approach to Improvisation… Continue reading Strings Without Boundaries SEATTLE

Contemporary Strings: New Book and DVD!!

Julie will spend the month of September developing her new book/DVD for Hal Leonard. This book will target players and teachers and will be formatted for violin, viola, and cello.

School Residency

Julie brings Creative Musicianship to a wonderful school in Savannah under the direction of Emily Calhoun!

Teacher Training at BGSU

BGSU Bowling Green

Dr. Penny Thompson Kruse has invited Julie to Bowling Green State University to work with her students on Creative Musicianship and Playing Healthy. These workshops are open to the public for free. Choral Rehearsal Room, Moore Musical Arts Center 1:00-3:00 p.m. Creative Musicianship/Improvisation 3:30-5:30 p.m. Playing without Pain Free and Open to the Public! Bring… Continue reading Teacher Training at BGSU

School Residency

Julie will bring Creative Musicianship to Jill Polisson's students thanks to a grant from the Jamie Hulley Grant Foundation

Workshops at The Old Schoolhouse in Avoca, NE

The Schoolhouse Avoca, NE, United States

Julie will present a series of workshops open to the public through an invitation from composer, fiddler, and producer Deborah Greenblatt. You can contact Debby-in-the-schoolhouse through her website if you're interested in attending. Friday, 7 - 8:15: Six Approaches to Jamming Friday, 8:30 - 9:45: Modal Improvisation Saturday, 9 - 10:15: Gypsy Jazz Saturday, 10:30… Continue reading Workshops at The Old Schoolhouse in Avoca, NE

Technology for Strings at A. Cavallo Violins in Omaha, NE

A. Cavallo Violins LLC 8705 Shamrock Road, Omaha, NE, United States

Learn how to sizzle while you make music! We'll go nuts with technology: the looper, special effects, apps, and more—all on the NS Design NXT. Open to the public. $20 admission (registration in advance)         $25 (walk-in, cash only) Register through Paypal and save money:

$20.00

5th Annual Master Class Talks “Playing Healthy”

Master Class Talks Omaha, NE, United States

Sarah Gray has invited me to speak at her yearly Master Class Talks event in Omaha, NE. This is free and open to the public. You can learn more on her website.

Nebraska MEA Conference

Unnamed Venue Lincoln

Technology as a tool for creativity, composition, and improvisation: Two Clinics at 8 a.m. and 9:15 a.m.

December’s Well-Needed Rest

It's been a packed year. I've been working seven days a week since last December. Well worth it: School residencies, clinics at conferences (NYSSMA, NAfME, MA MEA, CT MEA, ASTA, NE MEA, and many, many more), the premiere of an ASTA-Board commissioned score for the opening ceremony at the ASTA conference in SLC (String Dreams is… Continue reading December’s Well-Needed Rest

Atlanta Tour

Unnamed Venue ATLANTA, United States

Julie will be working with students in a number of schools throughout the Atlanta area.

New Publications!

Julie's newest book (including video tutorials and backing tracks) with Hal Leonard, How to Play Contemporary Strings: A Step-by-Step Approach for Violin, Viola, and Cello is now available! Her new score,  String Dreams, will go into print this month as well. This score was commissioned by the ASTA Board for the opening ceremony at the… Continue reading New Publications!

Schedule at the American String Teachers Association 2016 Conference, Tampa

• Thursday, 12:15 p.m. March 3rd: A Cinematic Journey Room 1/2 (based on her string orchestra score by the same title published by Kendor Music). • Thursday, 5:00 p.m. March 3rd, Carl Fischer booths 303 and 305 to celebrate the release of Julie's new score, String Dreams. • Thursday, 6:00 p.m. March 3rd, Hal Leonard Booth #518 to celebrate… Continue reading Schedule at the American String Teachers Association 2016 Conference, Tampa

JULIE AT MMEA!

Unnamed Venue Boston, United States

Come join Julie as she presents her A Cinematic Journey clinic in Boston for MMEA. Combine creativity, composition, improvisation, arranging, student leadership, and technology into one lesson plan! Music for television, movies, and video games is a huge industry. This fertile topic will engage your 21st Century students in a 21st Century learning process by… Continue reading JULIE AT MMEA!

Fiddle+ Workshops at Singing Bridge in Cummington, MA

Singing Bridge Performing Arts Lodge 21 Main Street, Cummington, MA, United States

Workshops for bowed string players and all instruments + dinner & free evening jam session open to public! PLEASE NOTE: ADDRESS UPDATE Singing Bridge is in WEST Cummington. The address should read: 21 WEST Main Street, Cummington, MA (it is off Route 9 near The Creamery) PREPAY will save you $$$$! Please be prepared to… Continue reading Fiddle+ Workshops at Singing Bridge in Cummington, MA

$20 – $60

VanderCook College of Music

VanderCook College of Music Chicago, United States

Join Julie from July 5th to the 8th at VanderCook College in Chicago and play, play, play all day while you learn new practice, performance, and teaching techniques. This summer course offers optional credit and will be based on Julie's new book, "How To Play Contemporary Strings."

Strings Without Boundaries SEATTLE

Unnamed Venue Seattle, United States

Faculty at Strings Without Boundaries SEATTLE, WA includes: Darol Anger, Jeremy Cohen, Julie Lyonn Lieberman, Matt Turner, and Richard Greene.

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