Leah is working on her Master's in Piano Performance and Pedagogy under the direction of Dr. Robert Satterlee and Dr. Cole Burger at Bowling Green State University. She is a graduate assistant teaching undergraduate class piano. She received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Butler University in 2018.
Leah has studied the piano since age 8 and taught since age 18. She is an active member of the Music Teacher's National Association, attending and presenting at events and symposiums. From age 14, she found her love of accompanying and now accompanies regularly.
Leah remains an active performer and private lesson teacher. She aims to perform and teach piano for the rest of her life as well as own as many dogs for which she can possibly care.
Leah and Sandra met at the BGSU College of Musical Arts. The Stories con Spirito project is in partial fulfillment of their Master's Degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy.
Sandra is currently working on her Master’s In Piano Performance and Pedagogy under the direction of Dr. Solungga Liu and Dr. Cole Burger at Bowling Green State University. She is a graduate assistant teaching class piano. She received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at Oklahoma City University in 2018. Recent performances Include Iman Habibi’s Amesha Spenta for Two Pianos and Orchestra with the Oklahoma Composer’s Orchestra and an all-contemporary piano duo program off the coast of Whidbey, Island Washington, both with her piano duo partner, Charlotte Dumesnil. In 2017, She won the Oklahoma Community Orchestra’s Young Artist competition. In both 2014 and 2016, she won first place at the OMTA Collegiate Piano Competition, and performed at the 2014, 2015, and 2017 OMTA State Music Conventions. She has participated in many other competitions, including winning the Oklahoma City University Concerto Competition in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Among other performances, she recently performed the Khachaturian Piano Concerto under the direction of conductor Dr. Jeffery Grogan, the Ravel Piano Concerto in G Major with the OCU Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor, Dr. Eric Garcia, and the Poulenc Double Piano Concerto under the direction of conductor, Dr. Matthew Mailman. Sandra is a performer, class piano instructor, and private piano teacher at Forte Music School and The Studio Connection.