About Katie Leung

Biography

Pianist Katie Leung is a dedicated collaborative artist and chamber musician. A two-time winner of the Lillian Fuchs Chamber Music Competition, she joined the UNLV faculty in 2015. She previously held staff pianist positions at Manhattan School of Music and Rutgers University and was an active freelancer in New York City.

Ms. Leung has performed with such artists as flutists Amy Porter and Tara Helen O’Connor and cellist Raphael Wallfisch, as well as current and past members of the Pacific Symphony, Utah Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Montreal Symphony, and Detroit Symphony. She has been a collaborative pianist at The Banff Centre in Canada, the Castleman Quartet Program in Fredonia, NY, the National Flute Association annual conventions, and the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Brunswick, ME. As an orchestral pianist, she has performed under such conductors as Philippe Entremont, David Gilbert, and George Manahan.

A native of the East coast, Katie Leung holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Piano and Flute Performance with highest honors from the University of Michigan, where she was a Stamps Leadership Scholar and James B. Angell Scholar, and a Master’s degree in collaborative piano from Manhattan School of Music.