Grace Leehan

Age: 21 born Christchurch / lives Auckland

Grace is currently in the Honours year of a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Auckland under the tutelage of Stephen Larsen. Grace was awarded the Most Promising Canterbury Performer at the 2016 National Concerto Competition and was a finalist in the 2018 Gilbert Glaussiuss Competition. As a semi-finalist in the 2018 Gisborne International Music Competition, she was awarded the Ian Dunsmore Memorial Jury Prize. Her chamber group were awarded the 2017 University of Auckland Chamber Music Society Prize, and were finalists in the Pettman/Royal Over-Seas League Competition. Grace became a Fellow of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in 2018.

Repertoire

Pre?lude, Sarabande and Gigue from Cello Suite No.2 in D minor, BWV 1008 / J.S. Bach (arr. viola)
Elegy / Stravinsky
Allegro appassionato, Andante un poco adagio and Vivace from Viola Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.120 No.1 / Brahms
Andante commodo from Viola Concerto / Walton
Reflect / Salina Fisher (NZ)

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