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Bio

Genevieve Leitner actively performs and teaches guitar throughout the US and Chile. She has also concertized in  Germany, Austria and Argentina. Her top prizes include:

1st prize, Greensboro Music Teachers Assoc. Young Artists Competition, 2007

1st prize, Columbus State University Guitar Competition, junior div., 2003

1st prize, Deborah Beene Memorial Competition, 2003

2nd prize, Ozelia Vassar Memorial Competition, 2007

She has performed in master classes for Manuel Barrueco, Roland Dyens, Carlos Pérez, Scott Tenant, Jason Vieaux, and others. Genevieve received her Bachelor of Music from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, where she studied with Gerald Klickstein.

Genevieve has performed in various ensembles with voice, flute, English horn, violin, harpsichord and other instruments. She regularly teaches guitar master classes and lessons to students of all ages. In addition to performance and instruction, her musical work includes collaboration on theatre and film music. She enjoys playing repertoire from a wide range of time periods and countries. Genevieve was born in Chimayó, New Mexico to a musical and artistic family.