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Lydia Becker

Organization: The Julliard School
Title: Assistant to the Orchestra Director, Boston Early Music Festival
Program Graduation: BM, MM, ALP Certificate 2018
Musical Studies: Violin
Musical Specialties: Chamber Music, Commercial Music, Early Music
Non-Musical Specialties: Operations
Quote: “ALP equipped me with invaluable administrative skills, giving me an inside scoop on how early music non-profit organizations work. Besides providing me with paid internships, the Arts Leadership Program opened countless professional opportunities to build long-lasting relationships!”


Lydia Becker is an innovative violinist who is passionate about building a vibrant audience relationship through historical performance practices, artistic diversity, and effective arts administration. Lydia always loved Baroque music but discovered historical performance when she met Christel Thielmann and Paul O’Dette at the Eastman School of Music. Having earned three degrees in Violin Performance and Early Music with high distinction from the Eastman School of Music, Lydia is continuing her graduate studies in Historical Performance at the Juilliard School. Lydia has performed internationally, working with artists such as Paul O’Dette, Monica Huggett, and Maxim Vengerov. She is a founding member of the Berwick Fiddle Consort, Luminaria, and the Kenaniah Project. Lydia was the administrative manager for Pegasus Early Music and NYS Baroque for three years. Lydia serves as Assistant to the Orchestra Director at the Boston Early Music Festival.