Theresa Leung
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Theresa Leung
Dame Joan Sutherland Fund recipient, Pianist

Hailed as a musician of “sophistication and elegance,” pianist Theresa Leung is known both as a soloist and as a collaborative artist. With a passion for music making, and in particular chamber music, Theresa has performed in Europe, North America and Australia. She has performed in festivals including the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival in Maine, Mimir Chamber Music Festival in Texas, Orford Arts Centre, Canada, the Bad Bertrich and Murrhardt Piano Festivals in Germany, the IBLA Festival in Italy and the Pan Pacific Piano Festival in Australia.  She has appeared in concert halls and venues worldwide including Jordan Hall, Boston, the Toronto Opera House (Four Seasons’ Centre), Canada, the Sydney Opera House, and St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. She has recently won a Fellowship to perform at the Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, for this coming Summer. Furthermore, she is a member of Trio Auloi, winner of the New England Conservatory’s Honors Competition, and they will present their Jordan Hall recital in May 2013.

Theresa has worked at the Banff Centre, Canada, as the pianist for the Brass Ensemble Residency, previously completing an Internship as collaborative pianist for the String and Wind Master Class Program. She has been on the Piano Roster for the Quartet Program, Fredonia, NY, under the direction of Charles Castleman, and held positions at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Canada, as pianist for Graduate-level Vocal Repertoire Classes and Community School Recitals.  With a passion for coaching and teaching, as well as performing, Theresa was a chamber music coach for the Young Artists’ Program at Kneisel Hall and was on the Piano Faculty, Accompanying Faculty and Early Childhood Faculty of the Cleveland Music Settlement, Ohio. Previously she held her own full time studio at Santa Sabina College, Sydney, Australia.

Theresa completed the Artist Diploma under the tutelage of John Perry, at the Glenn Gould School, Royal Conservatory, Toronto, and the Master of Music degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Virginia Weckstrom, and was awarded the Rosa Lobe Collaborative Piano Award. Additional studies in piano and chamber music with: Leon Fleisher, Donald Weilerstein, Marc Durand, Paul Kantor, Paul Katz, Peter Salaff, Joel Smirnoff, Robert Vernon, William Preucil, Richard Svoboda and Jacques Rouvier. Theresa is currently a Doctoral candidate in Collaborative Piano at the New England Conservatory, under the direction of Vivian Weilerstein and Cameron Stowe, supported by NEC’s Bettina Baruch Scholarship Fund and the American Australian Association. Theresa has been the recipient of the Australian Students’ Prize and the Australian Premier’s Award for Music. 

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