Leanne McGowanAge: 18 born Adelaide / lives Melbourne
Leanne studies violin with Dr Robin Wilson at the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). She has performed as a soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO), Queensland Youth Symphony (QYS), the Northern Rivers Symphony Orchestra, Preston Symphony Orchestra and South Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Leanne was the winner of the QSO 2017 Young Instrumentalists Prize and a prize winner in the 2019 Melbourne Recital Centre Bach Competition. She was Concertmaster of QYS in 2018 and was also the concertmaster of the Bishop Orchestra in 2019 at the Australian Youth Orchestra National Music Camp. Leanne participated in a masterclass with Vadim Gluzman earlier this year.
RepertoireChaconne from Violin Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV 1004 / J.S. Bach
Carmen: fantaisie brillante / Hubay
Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor / Debussy
Estrellita from 2 Canciones mexicanas / Ponce (arr. Heifetz)
March from The Love of Three Oranges / Prokofiev (arr. Heifetz)