Ashley Liberty & Daniel Strange
Violinist, Ashley Liberty and pianist, Daniel Strange will perform an entire program of smokin’ fast, exciting, foot-stomping music in their show Hot Fiddle! Daniel’s unique arrangements and compositions will have you clapping your hands and sitting on the edge of your seat. The duo also includes Vivaldi’s famous ‘Summer’ movement from the Four Seasons and for a cool-down moment, a gorgeous arrangement of ‘Shower the People’ by James Taylor.
Violinist, Ashley Liberty and pianist, Daniel Strange have been performing together professionally since their marriage in 2007. As a composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist, Daniel creates new and exciting music for the couple to perform in addition to their favorite classical music. Ashley’s violin playing has taken her to concert halls around the world. Lately, in addition to her concerts with Dan, Ashley performs in the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra and is busy at home with the two tiny members of the Liberty-Strange family band (Harrison, 5 and Summer, 2). Daniel is the director of contemporary keyboard at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music, where he also directs the award-winning American Music Ensemble.
He is also the director of the award-winning, high school, All-Star Jazz Ensemble through the Community Arts Program in Coral Gables. Dan often performs with Broadway star, Norm Lewis and for touring Broadway shows such as Jersey Boys and Wicked among others. He is an admired educator, and has presented many clinics at major conferences. Read more about Ashley and Daniel at their websites: www.ashleyliberty.com and www.danielstrangemusic.com