The Lidman Music Studio was founded by Eric and Jeanne Lidman in 1996 to provide quality piano and violin instruction for both children and adults. Individual instruction takes place in a relaxed atmosphere where students can grow in both ability and appreciation of music. Yearly recitals give students the opportunity to develop their performance skills and allow parents, family, and friends the opportunity to hear their progress and encourage them in their efforts.
Meet our Instructors:
Eric Lidman, violin and viola
Eric received his BA from Magdalen College in 1995, and has been playing violin professionally for over 22 years. Eric has played in orchestras and performs as a freelance violinist playing for weddings and other functions. Together with Jeanne Martin (Lidman) he started the Lidman Music Studio in 1996.
Mary McGrotty, violin, viola, piano
Mary graduated from Boston University School of Music in 2004 with a BM in violin performance. In addition to teaching with the Lidman Music studio for the last 15 years, Mary plays professionaly as an orchestral player. She is also the violinist for the Kelsh Trio.
Eri Saito, piano
Eri is a solo pianist and composer born in Osaka, Japan. In 2010 she received a scholarship to study at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, and moved to the United States. She received her Bachelors of Music in 2013 and is active as composer and pianist, recently releasing 2 solo albums.
Elizabeth Sylvia, piano
Elizabeth has over 12 years of teaching experience. For the last 25 years she has been pursuing continuing education in music theory and perfecting her piano technique. She strives to inspire her students through an appreciation for music as well as improve their piano skills through proper technique and artistry.
Scott Bergendahl, piano
Scott has been playing piano and pipe organ professionally for over 10 years. He studied Music Education at Gordon College with a concentration in organ. He has played for many church choirs, musical theatre pit ensembles, as well as various church services and masses. He has studied with people such as Douglas Marshall and Kenneth Grinnell. In all aspects, he strives for excellence for not only himself, but also for whomever he works with.