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Christina Leonard

AMusA, LMusA, LTCL (London), BMus Postgrad AIS (GSMD, London)

Examiner Number: 341

In 1995 Christina received a Queen’s Trust Scholarship to complete a postgraduate degree in Advanced Instrumental Studies majoring in Saxophone at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. While overseas Christina studied with John Harle and Kyle Horch, performing in competitions in London and Geneva.

Christina has made several recital broadcasts for 2MBS-FM, and has recorded recital programs for ABC Classic FM’s Young Australia program. Other recordings made for the ABC include concert programs with both the Sydney Spring Ensemble and the Alpha Ensemble.

Christina completed her BMus degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, studying with Mark Walton. During that time she reached the national finals of the ABC Young Performers Awards Instrumental section and performed the Ibert Concerto with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra. She also performed the Glazunov Concerto with the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra.

Christina regularly performs solo and ensemble concerts throughout Sydney and is a casual player with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. In 1996 she was appointed as a part-time teacher of saxophone at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

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