Leanne Maitland (B. Mus, M. Mus, Artist Dip.) – Violin, Viola
Leanne received a Bachelor of Music (with distinction) in viola performance from the University of Alberta and a Master of Music degree in viola performance from the Eastman School of Music in New York. She also holds the Arts Leadership certificate from Eastman and an Artist Diploma from McGill University. Leanne is a qualified Suzuki teacher and received a Graduate Assistantship at Eastman where she taught undergraduate level viola. While attending university here in Edmonton, she was a finalist in the U of A Concerto Competition.
Ms. Maitland performs with Opera Nuova (principal viola), the Edmonton Symphony, the Enterprise String Quartet and the Vif String Quartet. She is interested in all styles of music and is a member of the indie folk band Dead Red Pine, whose music is available on CD. In 2014 she toured Europe with the Obessions Quartet, made up of members of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Leanne is an adjudicator with the St. Albert Rotary Music Festival.
Leanne teaches beginner and intermediate violin and all levels of viola. She is accepting new students on Tuesdays.