Biography: Lisa Leonard, Pianist

A native of Washington, D.C., pianist Lisa Leonard enjoys a tremendously diverse career as a soloist and chamber musician. In 1990 at the age of 17, Ms. Leonard made her debut with the National Symphony Orchestra in six concerts at Kennedy Center. She has appeared as soloist throughout Europe, Japan, Russia, North America and with her husband, trumpeter Marc Reese of the Empire Brass.

An active chamber musician she has performed with members of the Berlin, Vienna, New York and Cincinnati symphonies in performances featured on National Public Radios' "Performance Today" and "Command Performance" programs. Ms. Leonard currently teaches at The Conservatory of Music of Lynn University and is a member of the Palm Beach Chamber Music Players.