2015/16 Winter News: November-January


This winter I will be performing in Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, Greensboro and Newton, NC with the NC Harp Duo, NC Harp Ensemble and my first full performance of the Nutcracker. Check out the schedule below and I hope to see you at a performance or two!

Starting in January, I will be expanding my studio to Cary, NC where I will teach harp lessons from Leechford Music Studios near downtown Cary.  Contact me today to reserve your spot at the Cary Studio! Leigh is accepting new students of all ages.


NC Harp Ensemble’sHoliday Concert 

Nov 22, 2015, 3pm at NC Art Museum | Free Admission!

13 Harpists will gather at the NC Museum of Art to play your holiday favorites. Founded in 2010, the NC Harp Ensemble provides professional ensemble instruction for harpists of all ages and skill levels – beginning, intermediate, advanced and professional. Conducted by Jacquelyn Bartlett, Professor of Harp and Chamber Music at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, the ensemble rehearses from September through April at UNCSA in Winston-Salem, NC. 


The Nutcracker

presented by Triangle Youth Ballet & Nutrcracker Virtuosi

Dec 5-12 at Chapel Hill High School and Carolina Theater | Tickets $10-$27

This will be my first full run of the Nutcracker Ballet. Tchaikovsky wrote a fabulous harp part complete with one of the best known harp cadenza’s in the Waltz of the Flowers. This performance is a collaboration between the Triangle Youth Ballet and the Nutcracker Virtuosi conducted by Andrew McAfee. 


NC Harp Ensemble on Tour

Dec 13, 2015, Greensboro, NC | Free Admission

After special requests from the Greensboro community, The NC Harp Ensemble will return to Greensboro this winter for it’s annual holiday concert and will feature harp quartet, violin and piano! Stay tuned for more details!


NC Harp Duo & Friends

Bach’s Lunch N’ Listen, Newton-Conover Auditorium, Newton, NC

Dec 18, 12pm-1pm | Tickets $12

The NC Harp Duo with special guests, will return to Newton, NC for a second appearance on the Bach’s Lunch N’ Listen program for an intimate showcase of your favorite Christmas music. Tickets will be available soon.