Lyudmila German was born in Ukraine, where she began her musical training. She continued her education in New York, where she earned a BA in music from Brooklyn College, (composition studies with Noah Creshevsky and Tania Leon), and MM and DMA degrees in composition from the Manhattan School of Music, 2003 (studies with Ursula Mamlok and Nils Vigeland). Lyudmila is a recipient of Miriam Gideon Scholarship from Brooklyn College, Meet the Composer Grant, Ivar Mikhaschoff Grant for New Music (2000), Cantate Chamber Singers award (2004) and Robert Helps Prize (2009).
Recent performances include: Four Seasons for chamber orchestra, by Freisinger Chamber Orchestra in Boston, MA (2010) and Ulianovsk, Russia (2013); Red Snail on the Snow for koto and cello at Spectrum, NYC (2014); Silenced Swallow for Japanese sho at Tenri Cultural Institute, March 2015; Hues of Summer for clarinet and piano at Tenri Cultural Institute; Chernivtsy Overture for student orchestra in Chernivtsy Philharmonic Hall, Ukraine, May 2016.
Lyudmila is a music director and organist at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Georgetown, CT and a theory teacher at Stamford Music and Arts Academy in CT. Previously, she worked as a church music director, piano accompanist, theory and instrumentation teacher at Long Island Conservatory of Music and Music School of Westchester.