Kasumi Leonard, originally from Seattle, WA, performed with The United States Army Field Band from 2009-2016. As a member of The U.S. Army Field Band, Kasumi performed in 48 states on 18 nationwide tours. She was selected to be a featured soloist on 7 tours and also performed with the Field Band alongside the Boston Pops and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. In 2013, Kasumi co-wrote and performed in the U.S. Army Field Band’s educational flute DVD, “Flute Fundamentals”.
Kasumi has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra as a substitute, and with the New York String Orchestra and the National Orchestral Institute. Kasumi is currently earning an M.M. degree at the Eastman School of Music with Bonita Boyd. She completed her B.M. at Eastman as a student of Bonita Boyd in 2009, and earned a Professional Studies Diploma in 2020 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music as a student of Timothy Day.
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