Colorado Symphony violist Leah Kovach grew up in Salt Lake City and has performed across four continents with ensembles such as the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the New World Symphony, and the Houston Symphony.
She completed her studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and Rice University Shepherd School of Music. Recent engagements include a two-year fellowship in the Da Camera Young Artist Program for chamber music and community outreach, performances with the contemporary music ensemble Musiqa, as well the acclaimed Britten-Pears Young Artist Program in Aldeburgh, UK. 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 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.