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Peabody Award Winner, LESLIE STIFELMAN is a multi-talented performer and arts & entertainment executive in both non-profit and for-profit arenas, with a widely varied career as a conductor, pianist, producer and consultant. She is a creative collaborator and performer and an ardent advocate of music education for children as well as adults. Her work spans the world of music through performances, recordings and television extending from the concert hall to Broadway and she has vast experience in programming, production, and financial management of complex artistic projects. She is a skilled communicator, innovator, and collaborator.

EDUCATION AND ASSOCIATIONS
Mannes College, Master of Music, Piano Performance, 1984
New England Conservatory of Music, Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance, 1982
Music for All, Board of Directors 2007-2009
Steinway Artist,
1992 – Present

Leslie’s Piano studies:
John Perry, Patricia Zander, Nina Svetlanova, Jerome Lowenthal,Victor Rosenbaum, Jean Barr

Leslie’s Chamber Music studies:
Eugene Lehner, John Heiss, Felix Galimir

Leslie’s Orchestral Conducting studies:
Marin Alsop, Gary Fagin

Leslie’s Festival Training:
Aspen Music Festival Fellowship Pianist
Tanglewood Young Artist Program
Music Academy of the West
Eastern Music Festival