LESLIE TING, Violin
A native of Kitchener, Ontario, Leslie is
a laureate of the Concours de l’Orchestre de l’Université de Montréal,
and performed S. Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with conductor
Jean-François Rivest in 2010. Other
performances as soloist include Astor Piazzolla's Four Seasons with
Ensemble Arkea in Montreal and W.A. Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante with
violist Christine Vlajk of the Penderecki String Quartet and the
Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra.
strives for a varied musical life. She joined the Bicycle Opera Project
for their 2013 summer tour, will be presenting recitals in with
Vancouver-based pianist, Sarah Hagen in the Fall of 2013, and is the
newest member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.
avid chamber musician, Leslie has performed in London, England as a
member of the Adoch Trio with Hiro Takenouchi, piano and Dongkyun An,
cello. Strad magazine praised the ensemble for creating "fire without
smoke." She has since shared the stage with Paul Neubauer, Scott St John
and Paul Watkins.
performances have included on-stage theatrical productions in Montreal
and Switzerland. Leslie also composed and performed original music for
the short film Knife by Montreal-based filmmaker Nancy Baric which has
screened in the US, Canada and Russia.
holds a Master of Music degree and an Artist Diploma from Université de
Montréal, and has worked with various artists at the Banff Centre for
the Arts, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, and the Kayaleh Academy in