Theresa Leung

Email: Website: Suburb: Camperdown
Postcode: 2050

Credentials: DMA, M.M, Artist Diploma, B.Mus, L.Mus.A. Formerly: Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana University (USA).

Specialties: Instrumental, Vocal, Piano, Choral, Vocal Coaching, Eisteddfods, Exams, Auditions, Concerts, Recordings.

Hailed as a musician of “sophistication and elegance,” Dr Theresa Leung has distinguished herself as soloist, collaborative pianist, chamber musician and pedagogue, throughout North America, Europe and Australia. Formerly, Visiting Assistant Professor at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, USA, she is frequently invited to collaborate with instrumentalists, including members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, and Sydney Symphony Orchestra, among others. In recent times, these include collaborations with Richard Svoboda and Robert Sheena of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and trio performances for the Boston Wind Society’s Double Reed Day with Sheena and Richard Ranti. Other recent collaborations include performances with Sergiu Schwartz , Charles Castleman, Cyrus Forough (violins), Otis Murphy (saxophone), William Ludwig, Kathleen McLean and Christopher Millard (bassoons), James Campbell, Eli Eban and Howard Klug (clarinets), Kathryn Lukas (flute), Linda Strommen (oboe) and Jeff Nelson (horn).

Festival appearances include the Kniesel Hall Chamber Music festival, the Music Academy of the West, the Banff Centre, Orford Arts Centre, the Bad Bertrich and Murrhardt piano festivals, among others. She has also worked at the Killington Summer Music Festival, as chamber music faculty and staff pianist. As a chamber musician, she is a founding member of the prize-winning Trio Auloi, together with Paul Lueders, oboe, and Michelle Keem, bassoon. Formed at New England Conservatory (Boston, USA), and winners of the NEC Chamber Music Honors Competition, Trio Auloi performed across the United States, including premiers of new music works and recitals in Jordan Hall, Boston. Dr Leung also maintains a working duo-partnership with her brother, Dutch/Australian-trained classical saxophonist and Yamaha Artist, Dr Peter Leung, and Canadian violinist, Jae-won Bang, of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Dr Leung completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at New England
Conservatory in Boston, USA, under the primary mentorship of Vivian Hornik Weilerstein (to whom she was a Teaching Assistant), Dr Cameron Stowe and Jonathan Feldman. Further chamber music studies with Richard Svoboda, Donald Weilerstein, and Roger Tapping. Dr Leung also holds the Master of Music degree in Collaborative Piano from the Cleveland Institute of Music (USA), Artist Diploma in Solo Piano from the Glenn Gould School (Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Canada), Bachelor of Music from the University of New South Wales, and the Licentiate of Music diploma (L.Mus.A) and Associate of Music diploma (A.Mus.A),
Australia. Other recent teachers include John Perry, Virginia Weckstrom, Marc Durand, Leon Fleisher and Daniel Shapiro.