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Phone: (585) 368-0349
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Margaret Leenhouts is currently on the faculty of Nazareth College, chairs the string division of the New York State Music Teachers Association, performs with the Rochester Philharmonic Outreach Quintet, and is a member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
A frequent performer, Leenhouts has appeared regularly with Eastman faculty in the Kilbourn Hall recital series and returned to her native Arizona several times to give benefit concerts for the Sedona Chamber Music Society and the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra. The recipient of the First Prize for Chamber Music at the American School of Arts in France, Dr. Leenhouts appeared with Amadeus Trio members Marian Hahn and Jeffrey Solow and has performed chamber works at the British Arts Center of Yale, at the Eastern Festival of Music and in Eastman School of Music’s Virtuosi Series with RPO concertmaster Ilya Kaler.
Margaret Leenhouts earned a bachelor of arts magna cum laude in European History from Yale University and a doctorate in violin performance and literature with Charles Castleman at the Eastman School of Music. She performed in master classes with Josef Gingold, Henryk Szeryng, and Glenn Dicterow. Additional musical studies included work at the Mannes College of Music and the Juilliard School with Dorothy DeLay.
Dr. Leenhouts enjoys teaching curious and responsible students of all ages and levels.