Who is L-Stringz
Leanne "L-Stringz" Holmes is a classically trained Violinist from Atlanta, Georgia noted for playing Hip-Hop and RnB Styles. It was in 2012 that Leanne developed "L-Stringz" because she saw a disconnect between African Americans and the String Arts, and wanted to showcase how much "fun" the violin could be for those who have never seen a black woman on violin. In the early stages of her playing, L-Stringz had become a member of several orchestras including, Dunwoody High School Symphony Orchestra, DeKalb Youth Symphony, and Emory Youth Symphony.
L-Stringz has had the opportunity to work with some of the worlds top entertainers , including Wale, Curren$y, TKnCa$h, 50 Cent, Ashanti Floyd “The Mad Violinist”, and 2-Chainz. Additionally, her skills have led to a host of performances in areas you typically don't see violinist, including: Atlanta Dream Basket Ball Team, Atlanta Hawks Basketball Team, CIAA Tournament, MEAC Tournament, Honda Battle of the Bands (x2), Harlem Globetrotters Tournament, and more. Some of her most noteworthy performances include a sold out show at the Kennedy Center for New Years Eve with the Illharmonic Orchestra and international performance tours in Austria, Italy, and Germany.
Over the years, L-Stringz has accumulated several awards and titles of distinction. These include Superiors ratings at Solo and Ensemble (x4), 2nd Place for the KAA chapter of Omega Psi Phi Talent Hunt, Miss 1947 for the Gamma Epsilon chapter of Omega Psi Phi, Inc "Ms. Queluptuous" Pageant, second place in the Norfolk State University Talent Competition for the Pi Gamma Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc, Miss Pi Beta and Miss Phi Mu Alpha for the Pi Beta Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Miss 1914 for the Beta Gamma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity INC.
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