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About  Leslie 
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I'm a pianist, educator and mentor with a passion for elevating life through creativity. 


I hold a Master of Music from Carnegie Mellon University and a BA in Music from Duke University. For years, I nurtured my love for artistic expression as a classical performer and competition-winning recitalist. Later, I dove into the rock and pop realm, where playing in bands dramatically expanded my insight as a player and an instructor.
My creative quest is ever evolving, and I thrive on helping others enhance their personal and professional lives through musical connection.

As a mentor and motivator, I draw from a lifetime in the creative realm as well as a decade in the business world. My career has included serving as General Manager of the University of Virginia faculty club, and helping to build a local Philadelphia music school into a regional chain, first as School Director and later as company-wide Director of Operations.


  Aufschwung Op. 12 No. 2 ("Soaring")
by Robert Schumann

An oceanfront improvisation inspired by the art and beauty of a client's home

From the cover band archives!
Field of Play @ Parx Casino
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