Leah Schick is a graduate of the Temple University Boyer College of Music with a degree in Music Education with Violin concentration. She is currently a full-time music teacher in the Upper Merion Area School District and has been a member of Plymouth Performing Arts Center's faculty since 2013.
Leah studied classical violin beginning at age five. She performed as a first violinist with the Temple University Symphony Orchestra, concertmaster of the Montgomery County Youth Orchestra, and concertmaster of the Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School Orchestra. She enjoys performing solo and orchestral violin repertoire by composers such as Mendelssohn, Bach, Vivaldi, and Mozart.
In addition to teaching at PPAC, Leah taught and conducted student orchestras at the Philadelphia String Project through the Temple University Community Music Scholars Program. During college, Leah started after school music programs at two schools in Philadelphia through non-profit music and educational organizations. In the summer of 2018, Leah taught instrumental and vocal music at the Centro de Artes El Gran Artista School of Music in the Galapgos Islands.
In addition to violin and orchestra, Leah has studied classical piano and classical voice and enjoys teaching choirs, general music classes, and musical theatre ensembles.
Leah was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer for her work as founder and director of the Presby Singers Choir.
Leah is passionate about bringing joy to people of all ages through music!