Lindsay Leach-Sparks

(412) 849-2102 / lalflute.leach@gmail.com
Website

Location: Studios in Chapel Hill (off of New Hope Church Road) and downtown Southern Pines
Availability: Currently accepting students / Flexible Schedule
Teacher Statement: I have maintained private teaching studios since 1999 and specialize in college level flute preparation and study. I have taught all ages as well as modern flute and piccolo and early flutes (Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical).
Education:
DMA from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
Post-graduate Performance Diploma from the Royal Academy of Music (London, UK)
Diplome from the Académie International d’Eté de Nice, France
MM and BM from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
Major Teachers: Brad Garner, Randy Bowman, Brooks de Wetter-Smith, Clare Southworth, Wendy Kumer, Patricia Morris (piccolo), Laurie Sokoloff (piccolo), Lisa Beznosiuk (early flutes), Colin St. Martin (early flutes)
Background: I have performed regularly as Second Flute and Piccolo in the Long Bay Symphony (Myrtle Beach, SC) in 2008, and more recently have performed with the Durham Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, and Columbus Symphony. I have served on the faculties of Rutgers University, UNC Pembroke, Methodist University (Fayetteville), and the College of Mount St. Joseph (Cincinnati, OH). In addition, I have performed as a soloist and orchestral musician throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.
Specialties: Preparation for college auditions, All-County/State/District auditions, Honor band auditions, summer program auditions, competitions, and public performances. Early music study and piccolo. My students generally play in at least 2 recitals per year.