... coaches chamber music worldwide with recent masterclasses in Ireland at Trinity College and the Royal Irish Academy of Music. In 2006 at the Library of Congress, she had the opportunity to perform on the Library's "Ward" Stradivari (1700). Ms. Leshnower has concertized with members of the Cleveland, Vermeer, Orion and Amadeus Quartets and as a former member of the Thouvenel String Quartet, she has performed extensively throughout the USA including the Festival Institute at Round Top, Texas and the University of Chicago's Smart Museum. She has participated in the Meadowmount and Aspen Music Festivals as well as the National Repertory Orchestra and has coached with members of the Guarneri, Tokyo and Juilliard Quartets.
Ms. Leshnower trained at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University and the Peabody Conservatory with Sergiu Luca and Sylvia Rosenberg.
Ms. Leshnower's violin is a 1655 Jacobus Stainer.