Lisa Berman holds a Masters Degree in Violin Performance from the Yale School of Music and a Bachelor of Arts degree in music history and theory from Yale University. Born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Lisa began violin lessons at age four at MacPhail Center for Music, where she studied with Mark Bjork and Mary West. She went on to study with Erick Friedman at Yale School of Music. Lisa has been teaching private violin lessons for over a decade to students of all ages and levels in New Haven, CT, Pittsburgh, and now the Twin Cities area. Lisa is a past first prize winner in the Schubert Club Solo Competition and has been a guest soloist with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and at Tanglewood.
Lisa is the producer and an author of the Simply Violin Series of instructional books for violin, available on Amazon.com, on this site, and in music stores across the country.
Lisa Berman, M.M. is the author of:
Sing. Play. Learn. 80 Favorite Songs for Violin
Book of Scales and Arpeggios in Three Octaves for Violin (based on Carl Flesch)
Book of Christian Songs, Hymns, and Spirituals for Violin
40 Favorite Christmas Songs for Violin