She completed her studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and Rice University Shepherd School of Music, where her primary teachers were Atar Arad and James Dunham. Other recent engagements include a two-year fellowship in the Da Camera Young Artist Program for chamber music and community outreach, a position in the Austin Symphony Orchestra, performances with the contemporary music ensemble Musiqa, as well the acclaimed Britten-Pears Young Artist Program in Aldeburgh, UK. Leah is also a founding member of the Houston-based Calliope String Quartet, which completed its first concert tour this July, visiting cities in Italy, Austria, and Slovenia.
Leah is dedicated to music education and bringing live classical music performances to underexposed communities. Her outreach work with Da Camera included performances and workshops at schools, hospitals, community centers, and even local bars. For the past three years, Leah also maintained a private studio in two Houston area school districts and was a chamber music coach for the Michael P. Hammond Preparatory Program at the Shepherd School. She served as a string coach for the Kinkaid School Orchestra's 2012 tour of China and has taught master classes at the Conservatorio Anna Maria Valencia in Cali, Colombia.