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Katie Leung, M.M.

Collaborative Staff Pianist
Office: HFA 226
Phone: 702-895-1665
Email: kathleen.leung@unlv.edu

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 moved to Las Vegas from New York City, where she maintained an active performance schedule and held positions at numerous renowned music and dance institutions, including Lucy Moses School, Ballet Academy East, Rutgers University, and Manhattan School of Music.

With a reputation for flexibility and reliability, she is frequently invited to perform around the country.  Equally at home in new music and in standard repertoire, Leung has worked with such artists as flutists Amy Porter, Demarre McGill, and Jasmine Choi, and cellist Raphael Wallfisch, as well as current and past members of major orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony, Metropolitan 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. 

Leung attended the University of Michigan, where she was a Stamps Scholar and James B. Angell Scholar; and Manhattan School of Music. She holds degrees in Piano Performance, Flute Performance, and Collaborative Piano.