VIOLA Grace Leehan


– New Zealand, South Korea


– Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours), University of Auckland, Stephen Larsen
– Master of Music, Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart, Prof. Andra Darzins

Musical activities:

– Academy of the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
– Schleswig Holstein Music Festival Orchestra
– Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra

– Artist you listen to the most

Big Thief

– What is your hidden talent: 

Running insanely fast with my viola and a suitcase but only when I am late to catch a bus or a flight, otherwise, I am slow as a sloth.

– Which musicians/composers, dead or alive, would you invite to dinner: 

Amy Winehouse, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Julien Baker, Nina Simone, Adrianne Lenker

– Favourite quartet memory: 

Every time we blast the music loud and scream-sing in Alma’s car on the journey home after concerts