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Levi Bradshaw

Violinist

Growing up in the Greater Baltimore area, Levi began playing the violin at the age of eight. He has since been active as a soloist, orchestral player, and chamber musician. In high school, Levi was accepted to Peabody Conservatory’s Pre-Conservatory Violin Program at Johns Hopkins University, a select program for only eight violinists from the state of Maryland concentrating on rigorous high-level solo and ensemble training. At Peabody, Levi studied under the tutelage of Dr. Christian Tremblay. Levi has been a member of many orchestras. He has served as concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra, principal second violin of the Peabody Youth Orchestra and principal second of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. In these settings, Levi has performed under the baton of prestigious conductors such as Marin Alsop, Gerard Schwarz and Benjamin Zander. Levi has also attended summer festivals such as Snow Pond Chamber Festival and Eastern Music Festival, where he attended for five consecutive years. During this time, Levi performed in masterclasses with Victor Danchenko, Anne Akiko-Meyers, Augustin Hadelich, Elmar Oliviera, and Donald Weilerstein.


Levi earned a bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Gordon College in May of 2018. During his undergraduate years, Levi studied under the direction of Dr. Sarita Kwok and Dr. Susan Kim. Levi furthered his education by pursuing a Master of Music in violin performance at the University of Maryland. Levi earned the Graduate Assistant Scholarship at UMD where he served in the studio of Irina Muresanu. During his time at UMD, Levi gave weekly private lessons to the undergraduate students in his studio and held principal second and concertmaster positions in the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra.


Currently, Levi works in the environmental field as a water and wastewater systems operator, operations manager, and operations consultant. In his free time, Levi enjoys golfing with his father at the local country club, woodworking in his brother’s workshop, camping with friends, and playing music with his wife.


We are Levi and Dorothy, a husband and wife team, and we love music and serving others through music.


We understand and firmly believe in the power of music and the way it brings people together as it had brought the two of us together. We met in college as two violin majors, playing together in orchestra and chamber groups. To us, music doesn't simply evoke emotions, but rather embodies them. Music is emotions - audible emotions.


At Lieder, we believe good music makes all the difference, and it is our goal to elevate your event with memorable and elegant live music.


Looking to work together or want to chat? We can't wait!

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Lily Eckman

Lily Eckman

Cellist

Cellist

Lily Eckman began studying cello at age 8. Through her inspiring teachers and activities, she became passionate about music and cello playing. After graduating high school, Lily began pursuing her musical passions at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. During this time Lily performed in many music festivals, including the Daponte Music Festival, Port City Music Festival and the International Musicians academy. Lily won multiple awards and scholarships through her cello playing, including. During college Lily taught cello lessons through multiple schools and organizations, all of which grew her love for teaching private lessons to young cellists.  In 2021 Lily went back to school for her Masters of Music degree at Temple University, studying with Jeffrey Solow. Here, Lily won multiple awards, including the William A. Singer Memorial Award and the VPSG award. During this time she participated in the Dali International Music Festival. She also performed in many masterclasses with notable cellists, including her performance at the American String Teachers Association conference in Orlando Florida. Lily now owns and operates Cello With Lily LLC, where she teaches private cello lessons. She has a full studio of dedicated students and families. Through the guidance of Lily, a student of her’s won the American Protege International Music Talent Competition, resulting in his Carnegie Hall performance. Lily also takes part in numerous projects and performances. She regularly performs in professional theaters and with local orchestras. She finds passion in giving masterclasses, lectures and hosting recitals for her students. Lily is currently working on a project for Chestnut Hill College, where she is arranging music and hosting musicians for a variety of events.  Apart from her music endeavors Lily enjoys scuba diving, traveling and beading loom work.

Lily Eckman began studying cello at age 8. Through her inspiring teachers and activities, she became passionate about music and cello playing. After graduating high school, Lily began pursuing her musical passions at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. During this time Lily performed in many music festivals, including the Daponte Music Festival, Port City Music Festival and the International Musicians academy. Lily won multiple awards and scholarships through her cello playing, including. During college Lily taught cello lessons through multiple schools and organizations, all of which grew her love for teaching private lessons to young cellists.  In 2021 Lily went back to school for her Masters of Music degree at Temple University, studying with Jeffrey Solow. Here, Lily won multiple awards, including the William A. Singer Memorial Award and the VPSG award. During this time she participated in the Dali International Music Festival. She also performed in many masterclasses with notable cellists, including her performance at the American String Teachers Association conference in Orlando Florida. Lily now owns and operates Cello With Lily LLC, where she teaches private cello lessons. She has a full studio of dedicated students and families. Through the guidance of Lily, a student of her’s won the American Protege International Music Talent Competition, resulting in his Carnegie Hall performance. Lily also takes part in numerous projects and performances. She regularly performs in professional theaters and with local orchestras. She finds passion in giving masterclasses, lectures and hosting recitals for her students. Lily is currently working on a project for Chestnut Hill College, where she is arranging music and hosting musicians for a variety of events.  Apart from her music endeavors Lily enjoys scuba diving, traveling and beading loom work.

Lily Eckman

Cellist

Lily Eckman began studying cello at age 8. Through her inspiring teachers and activities, she became passionate about music and cello playing. After graduating high school, Lily began pursuing her musical passions at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. During this time Lily performed in many music festivals, including the Daponte Music Festival, Port City Music Festival and the International Musicians academy. Lily won multiple awards and scholarships through her cello playing, including. During college Lily taught cello lessons through multiple schools and organizations, all of which grew her love for teaching private lessons to young cellists.  In 2021 Lily went back to school for her Masters of Music degree at Temple University, studying with Jeffrey Solow. Here, Lily won multiple awards, including the William A. Singer Memorial Award and the VPSG award. During this time she participated in the Dali International Music Festival. She also performed in many masterclasses with notable cellists, including her performance at the American String Teachers Association conference in Orlando Florida. Lily now owns and operates Cello With Lily LLC, where she teaches private cello lessons. She has a full studio of dedicated students and families. Through the guidance of Lily, a student of her’s won the American Protege International Music Talent Competition, resulting in his Carnegie Hall performance. Lily also takes part in numerous projects and performances. She regularly performs in professional theaters and with local orchestras. She finds passion in giving masterclasses, lectures and hosting recitals for her students. Lily is currently working on a project for Chestnut Hill College, where she is arranging music and hosting musicians for a variety of events.  Apart from her music endeavors Lily enjoys scuba diving, traveling and beading loom work.

Since her first violin lesson at age ten in Taipei, Taiwan, Dorothy has had an ongoing passion for playing the instrument and music in general. In her younger years, Dorothy was a member of the Massachusetts All-State orchestra as well as the Northeastern Senior Districts orchestra for which she was principal second violin for two years. She was concertmaster of the Salem Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and in 2014, she was a guest soloist at the Salem Philharmonic Orchestra’s winter concert series, where she performed Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole under the baton of conductor and teacher, Alan Hawryluk.


Dorothy graduated summa cum laude from Gordon College in May 2018, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Music Performance as well as Accounting and Business Administration. During her undergraduate years, she studied the violin with Dr. Sarita Kwok and Dr. Susan Kim.


Dorothy further pursued a Master of Music degree in violin performance from Ohio University, where she attended on a full ride graduate assistantship and played as a violinist in the Klinder Graduate Quartet. During her time at Ohio University, she studied with Dr. Dawn Wohn and frequently performed with the Klinder Quartet and The Ohio Valley Symphony. Her graduate assistantship duties included teaching the undergraduate course Upper Strings Methods, teaching applied violin to non-music majors, and teaching private lessons at the Athens Community Music School.


Dorothy is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Maryland, and in her free time she enjoys writing string arrangements, playing on the worship team at her church, duetting with her husband, and playing the piano.

Dorothy Chung

Violinist & Arranger

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Who we are

Who we are

We are Levi and Dorothy, a husband and wife team, and we love music and serving others through music.


We understand and firmly believe in the power of music and the way it brings people together as it had brought the two of us together. We met in college as two violin majors, playing together in orchestra and chamber groups. To us, music doesn’t simply evoke emotions, but rather embodies them. Music is emotions - audible emotions.


At Lieder, we believe good music makes all the difference, and it is our goal to elevate your event with memorable and elegant live music.


Looking to work together or want to chat? We can’t wait!

We are Levi and Dorothy, a husband and wife team, and we love music and serving others through music.


We understand and firmly believe in the power of music and the way it brings people together as it had brought the two of us together. We met in college as two violin majors, playing together in orchestra and chamber groups. To us, music doesn’t simply evoke emotions, but rather embodies them. Music is emotions - audible emotions.


At Lieder, we believe good music makes all the difference, and it is our goal to elevate your event with memorable and elegant live music.


Looking to work together or want to chat? We can’t wait!

Get a quote

Why Lieder?

Why Lieder?

Why Lieder?

Lieder is German for songs whose lyrics were poetry set to music. The word is also a play on our names L and D, Levi and Dorothy. Lastly, lieder (“lee-dr” in American pronunciation) is a reminder that we strive to be a leader and the best in what we do.

Lieder is German for songs whose lyrics were poetry set to music. The word is also a play on our names L and D, Levi and Dorothy. Lastly, lieder (“lee-dr” in American pronunciation) is a reminder that we strive to be a leader and the best in what we do.

Lieder is German for songs whose lyrics were poetry set to music. The word is also a play on our names L and D, Levi and Dorothy. Lastly, lieder (“lee-dr” in American pronunciation) is a reminder that we strive to be a leader and the best in what we do.

Meet our musicians

Meet our musicians

Levi Bradshaw

Violinist

Growing up in the Greater Baltimore area, Levi began playing the violin at the age of eight. He has since been active as a soloist, orchestral player, and chamber musician. In high school, Levi was accepted to Peabody Conservatory’s Pre-Conservatory Violin Program at Johns Hopkins University, a select program for only eight violinists from the state of Maryland concentrating on rigorous high-level solo and ensemble training. At Peabody, Levi studied under the tutelage of Dr. Christian Tremblay. Levi has been a member of many orchestras. He has served as concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra, principal second violin of the Peabody Youth Orchestra and principal second of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. In these settings, Levi has performed under the baton of prestigious conductors such as Marin Alsop, Gerard Schwarz and Benjamin Zander. Levi has also attended summer festivals such as Snow Pond Chamber Festival and Eastern Music Festival, where he attended for five consecutive years. During this time, Levi performed in masterclasses with Victor Danchenko, Anne Akiko-Meyers, Augustin Hadelich, Elmar Oliviera, and Donald Weilerstein.


Levi earned a bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Gordon College in May of 2018. During his undergraduate years, Levi studied under the direction of Dr. Sarita Kwok and Dr. Susan Kim. Levi furthered his education by pursuing a Master of Music in violin performance at the University of Maryland. Levi earned the Graduate Assistant Scholarship at UMD where he served in the studio of Irina Muresanu. During his time at UMD, Levi gave weekly private lessons to the undergraduate students in his studio and held principal second and concertmaster positions in the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra.


Currently, Levi works in the environmental field as a water and wastewater systems operator, operations manager, and operations consultant. In his free time, Levi enjoys golfing with his father at the local country club, woodworking in his brother’s workshop, camping with friends, and playing music with his wife.

Levi Bradshaw

Violinist

Growing up in the Greater Baltimore area, Levi began playing the violin at the age of eight. He has since been active as a soloist, orchestral player, and chamber musician. In high school, Levi was accepted to Peabody Conservatory’s Pre-Conservatory Violin Program at Johns Hopkins University, a select program for only eight violinists from the state of Maryland concentrating on rigorous high-level solo and ensemble training. At Peabody, Levi studied under the tutelage of Dr. Christian Tremblay. Levi has been a member of many orchestras. He has served as concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra, principal second violin of the Peabody Youth Orchestra and principal second of the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. In these settings, Levi has performed under the baton of prestigious conductors such as Marin Alsop, Gerard Schwarz and Benjamin Zander. Levi has also attended summer festivals such as Snow Pond Chamber Festival and Eastern Music Festival, where he attended for five consecutive years. During this time, Levi performed in masterclasses with Victor Danchenko, Anne Akiko-Meyers, Augustin Hadelich, Elmar Oliviera, and Donald Weilerstein.


Levi earned a bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Gordon College in May of 2018. During his undergraduate years, Levi studied under the direction of Dr. Sarita Kwok and Dr. Susan Kim. Levi furthered his education by pursuing a Master of Music in violin performance at the University of Maryland. Levi earned the Graduate Assistant Scholarship at UMD where he served in the studio of Irina Muresanu. During his time at UMD, Levi gave weekly private lessons to the undergraduate students in his studio and held principal second and concertmaster positions in the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra.


Currently, Levi works in the environmental field as a water and wastewater systems operator, operations manager, and operations consultant. In his free time, Levi enjoys golfing with his father at the local country club, woodworking in his brother’s workshop, camping with friends, and playing music with his wife.

Dorothy Chung

Violinist & Arranger

Since her first violin lesson at age ten in Taipei, Taiwan, Dorothy has had an ongoing passion for playing the instrument and music in general. In her younger years, Dorothy was a member of the Massachusetts All-State orchestra as well as the Massachusetts Northeastern Senior Districts orchestra for which she was principal second violin for two years. She was concertmaster of the Salem Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and in 2014, she was a guest soloist at the Salem Philharmonic Orchestra’s winter concert series, where she performed Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole under the baton of conductor and teacher, Alan Hawryluk.


Dorothy graduated summa cum laude from Gordon College in May 2018, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Music Performance as well as Accounting and Business Administration. During her undergraduate years, she studied the violin with Dr. Sarita Kwok and Dr. Susan Kim.


Dorothy further pursued a Master of Music degree in violin performance from Ohio University, where she attended on a full ride graduate assistantship and played as a violinist in the Klinder Graduate Quartet. During her time at Ohio University, she frequently performed with the Klinder Quartet and The Ohio Valley Symphony. Her graduate assistantship duties included teaching the undergraduate course Upper Strings Methods, teaching applied violin to non-music majors, and teaching private lessons at the Athens Community Music School.


Dorothy is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Maryland, and in her free time she enjoys writing string arrangements, playing on the worship team at her church, duetting with her husband, and playing the piano.

Dorothy Chung

Violinist & Arranger

Since her first violin lesson at age ten in Taipei, Taiwan, Dorothy has had an ongoing passion for playing the instrument and music in general. In her younger years, Dorothy was a member of the Massachusetts All-State orchestra as well as the Massachusetts Northeastern Senior Districts orchestra for which she was principal second violin for two years. She was concertmaster of the Salem Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and in 2014, she was a guest soloist at the Salem Philharmonic Orchestra’s winter concert series, where she performed Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole under the baton of conductor and teacher, Alan Hawryluk.


Dorothy graduated summa cum laude from Gordon College in May 2018, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Music Performance as well as Accounting and Business Administration. During her undergraduate years, she studied the violin with Dr. Sarita Kwok and Dr. Susan Kim.


Dorothy further pursued a Master of Music degree in violin performance from Ohio University, where she attended on a full ride graduate assistantship and played as a violinist in the Klinder Graduate Quartet. During her time at Ohio University, she studied with Dr. Dawn Wohn and frequently performed with the Klinder Quartet and The Ohio Valley Symphony. Her graduate assistantship duties included teaching the undergraduate course Upper Strings Methods, teaching applied violin to non-music majors, and teaching private lessons at the Athens Community Music School.


Dorothy is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Maryland, and in her free time she enjoys writing string arrangements, playing on the worship team at her church, duetting with her husband, and playing the piano.

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