Charlotte Leonard

CharlottePhotoCharlotte Leonard
Principal Trombonist

Charlotte Leonard is an Associate Professor of Music at Laurentian University, where she teaches music history and low brass, and currently is serving as department chair.  She received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from The University of Western Ontario, a Master of Music in Trombone Performance from the University of Michigan, and both a Master of Art and a Ph.D. from Duke University.  Dr. Leonard has published two score anthologies of early baroque music, the first entitled  “Seventeenth-Century Lutheran Church Music with Trombones” and the second “Selections from the Gespräche (1655-56) with Capellen by Andreas Hammerschmidt, both for A-R Editions. She has also published articles in various journals and given papers in North America and Europe. She plays principal trombone not only with the Sudbury Symphony, but also with the Sault Symphony Orchestra, the North Bay Symphony Orchestra, the Northern Brass Quartet, and the Northern Brass Choir. When not involved in performing, she enjoys rowing, swimming, cross-country skiing and gardening, and hanging out on Manitoulin Island.