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Dr. Leah Schuman:

  • versatile and creative performer

  • experienced and caring teacher

  • supportive colleague

Dr. Schuman has served on the faculty at VanderCook College of Music for 18 years.  During that time, she has built and maintained a strong, supportive undergraduate and masters level trumpet studio while maintaining an active career as a performer.  Recent highlights include a solo/trio performance on historic cornets with Chicago Symphony Orchestra trumpeter, John Hagstrom, a live WFMT broadcast of the chamber music of Leonard Bernstein, and numerous school clinics, masterclasses, and solo performances.

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