Leanne is an accomplished pianist with a passion for performing with singers and choirs.
Following studies at the Royal College of Music with Roger Vignoles and Andrew Ball, she has established a varied career working with many distinguished artists.
Concert highlights include collaborations with Mary Bevan, Marcus Farnsworth, Jeremy White, Deborah Miles-Johnson, Nick Pritchard and Ferrier Award Winner Julien van Mellaerts.
Leanne accompanies several choirs, and has performed in concert with conductors such as Andrew Griffiths, Aidan Oliver and Graham Ross. Leanne was thrilled to perform in St Petersburg's Academic Glinka Capella during an Imperial Male Voice Choir tour in 2013, and has also appeared in the Royal Festival Hall and Purcell Room in chamber repertoire including Mahler's Symphony No. 4 (Erwin Stein arrangement).
A regular pianist in the Vocal & Opera department of the RCM, Leanne often accompanies Opera Scenes performances as well as Song and Language Classes.
She has worked as répétiteur on several RCM Opera productions under Michael Rosewell, and played for an Opera Scenes project with Kasper Holten. Leanne has coached and accompanied the Jette Parker Young Artists at the Royal Opera, and worked on opera productions for various companies. She also enjoys accompanying and coaching chamber music in the RCM Junior Department.
Leanne is delighted to be a staff pianist at Oxenfoord International Summer School, directed by Malcolm Martineau.