Born In Columbus, OH
Resides In Oberlin, OH
Leah Brockman joined the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in August 2018 after a long tenure as Director of International Tours for the International Exchange Program at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in West Michigan, where she managed operations and logistics for their traveling performance ensembles. In addition to her work as an arts administrator, Ms. Brockman has enjoyed a broad performance career in both classical music ensembles and contracted appointments for television, radio, and film scores. She is currently a member of the West Michigan Symphony and serves as the brass coach for the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestra’s Philharmonia. Previous orchestral appointments include Principal Horn of the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra in China, performances with the Macau Orchestra and Pearl Delta Chamber Soloists, Principal Horn of the South Dakota Symphony, and performances with the Florida Orchestra, Toledo Symphony, Fresno Philharmonic, Sioux City Symphony, Dakota Wind Quintet, Novus Brass Quintet, among others. Her summer festival experience includes the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, the National Orchestral Institute, the Henry Mancini Institute, and the Eastman Wind Ensemble’s Japan Tour 2000. Ms. Brockman holds a Bachelor of Music degree in horn performance from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and a Master of Music degree in horn performance from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.