Leah Schick is a third-year student at the Temple University Boyer College of Music majoring in Music Education with Violin concentration. Leah has studied violin for sixteen years and has been a member of Music Training Center’s violin faculty since 2013.
Leah performed as the principal second violinist of the Temple University Concert Orchestra in 2017 and currently performs with the Temple University Symphony Orchestra. Prior to attending Temple University, Leah performed as concertmaster of the Montgomery County Youth Orchestra and the Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School Orchestra. She enjoys performing solo and orchestral violin repertoire by composers such as Mendelssohn, Bach, Vivaldi, and Mozart.
In addition to teaching at MTC, Leah teaches private lessons and conducts student orchestras as an intern in the Philadelphia String Project through the Temple University Community Music Scholars Program. Leah also teaches a weekly violin class at the Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School. In 2017 and 2018, Leah was a lead educator with the After School All Stars organization, teaching an after school music program to middle school students at the William D. Kelly school in Philadelphia. In the summer of 2018, Leah taught instrumental and vocal music at the Centro de Artes El Gran Artista School of Music in the Galapgos Islands.
In addition to violin, Leah studied classical piano and classical voice for seven years. Leah was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer for her work as founder and director of the Presby Singers choir, which she has been directing since 2014. She enjoys teaching classical violin and general music to students of all ages.