Acting Assistant Principal Second Violin
Leslie Frey began playing violin at the age of 3 in her hometown of Clinton, South Carolina. Leslie received Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Violin Performance from Indiana University and the Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with Henryk Kowalski and Stephen Rose. She has performed on the NPR show "From the Top" and has been a featured soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra. Before joining the Phoenix Symphony in 2005, Leslie was a member of many regional orchestras including the Greenville Symphony, Evansville Philharmonic, Akron Symphony and Canton Symphony. In recent summers, she has performed with the American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria, the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra in Boulder, and the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra in Switzerland.