Cloudbows - Frederick Speck
Dr. LeBlanc is instructor of piano in the University of Louisville Community Music Program and teacher of Arts and Humanities at Coleridge-Taylor Montessori School in downtown Louisville. Dr. LeBlanc has released two Compact Discs, “The Sun Shines Bright” and “Weep no More” which feature original piano music by Kentucky composers, a project very dear to her heart. She has performed both traditional and new music concerts throughout the United States and in France, Germany, Hungary, and Italy. In the summer of 2010, Dr. LeBlanc joined the faculty of the Grumo Festival in Grumo, Italy as an artist and teacher and in Germany, she presented a program for the soldiers and their families at the American Army base, Rose Barracks in Vilseck, Germany. Her son, Pfc Adrian Adams was in the audience which proved to be one of the most significant performances of her life.
On her summer tour in 2011, Dr. LeBlanc, Dr. LeBlanc played concerts for The American Corner in Hungary and presented additional recitals for the American soldiers and their families stationed in Baumholder, Wiesbaden and Vilseck, Germany.
Dr. LeBlanc has taught and performed at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, Michigan and been a collaborative pianist in the Advanced Vocal Institute at the famed Interlochen Arts Camp. She has also lectured widely and published articles based on her research in the Isidore Philipp Archives at the University of Louisville.
Past president of both the Greater Louisville Music Teachers Association and the Kentucky Music Teachers Association, Dr. LeBlanc holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in piano performance and music history from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. She holds a Master of Music from the University of Louisville School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music, both in applied piano.
The proud mother of four children, Dr. LeBlanc resides in the historic district of Old Louisville.