Veronica Frantz Leahy
Veronica Leahy is a multi-woodwind player, pianist, composer, and music director currently enrolled in the Harvard and Berklee dual degree program. She has composed for the iconic Hasty Pudding Theatricals for the past two years, and in December 2022, her original musical "Queen of Magic" was performed in the Loeb Experimental Theater. She was also named an emerging composer by the Tribeca New Music Festival. She served as the music director for the Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert & Sullivan Players and a music assistant at the American Repertory Theater. Since starting college, she has performed multi-woodwinds at Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, the Ravinia Music Festival, the Monterey Jazz Festival, with Terri Lyne Carrington and the Berklee Jazz and Gender Justice Institute, and more. Veronica also produced and artistic directed the first-ever Harvard Composers Festival.
In high school, she received national recognition in both classical and jazz saxophone through her selection in ensembles such as the 2018 Grammy Jazz Band, the 2018 National YoungArts Foundation jazz combo, and the 2017 and 2018 Honor Band of America. Notable performances include appearances on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert and with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Boston/New England
Interested in touring?
- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
- Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
- Music Assistant
- Vocal Arranger
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
- Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
- Rehearsal Pianist
- Saxophone (Soprano)