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Leslie AmperAcclaimed Pianist, Leslie Amper, captivates international audiences with her “stupendous” performances.

A winner of the National Endowment for the Arts Solo Recitalist Fellowship Grant,
Ms. Amper has been invited to perform on Monadnock Music’s Virtuoso Piano Series, Emmanuel Music solo and chamber music celebrations of Schumann, Beethoven, and Harbison, Pittsburgh Symphony Concerts at the Point, Friday Musicale of Jacksonville, Florida, New Hampshire Music Festival and Harvard University’s Fromm Music Foundation Concerts, as well as in England, Italy, and Austria.

Leslie Amper is a member of the Jubilee Trio and the Alcyon Chamber Ensemble. She has recorded for Brave and Neuma Records; her recording of Andrew Imbrie’s Short Story was selected for the international radio broadcast “Art of the States.”

Ms. Amper toured the United States with her lecture/piano recital related the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Exhibition 1934: A New Deal for Artists. She was invited by the cutting edge theater director Peter Sellars to be an onstage pianist playing Scriabin in his American National Theater production in Washington, D.C. of Chekhovʼs A Seagull.

Lecture recitals related to

Exhibitions

Leslie Amper has created Unique Lecture/Recitals related to Art Exhibitions for the National Gallery of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Frick Art and Historical Society, and the Phoenix Art Museum

George Bellows-Emma at the Piano
Image Courtesy of the Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia

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Leslie Amper

“The highlight of the program was a most commanding and serious performance of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations…She built the series in a mighty span intensely engaged throughout.”
New York Times

“Thank-you again and congratulations on a program that hit many nails on the head.”
Stephen Ackert, head of music National Gallery of Art

“A day later, I am still savoring that big Brahmsian, Amperian Sound”
Christopher Lydon, radio host and proto-podcaster at Radio Open Source

“Leslie Amper enlivened and illuminated everything she touched”
Boston Globe