Leanne has loved playing piano for as long as she can remember. Graduating with distinction from the University of Manitoba, Leanne earned Bachelor of Music (piano) and Bachelor of Education (senior years choral music) degrees, and has taught music in Winnipeg and Nottingham, England. She is a Manitoba Registered Music Teacher and a certified teacher with the Royal Conservatory of Music for Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced levels of piano.
Leanne is an in-demand teacher, adjudicator, clinician, and collaborative pianist. Enjoying a full teaching studio of motivated and creative students, Leanne strives to create a community where students are supported and challenged to pursue high levels of musical excellence. She has recently expanded her studio to include a pedagogy program for aspiring piano teachers.
Leanne performs regularly with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, as well as many other professional and amateur musicians. She is on faculty with the Pembina Trails Voices and Rosamunde Summer Music Academy, and is the pianist for Winnipeg’s Festival Chorus.
When she’s not teaching or playing piano, Leanne enjoys outdoor activities and exploring new places with her husband Garth, a luthier, and their teenage twins.