Leah Pesenson has been a student of the arts since age 4, first studying piano and picking up cello and other string instruments as well later in school. She has a degree in Music Education from Rutgers’ Music school, Mason Gross School of the Arts. Her focus is piano and strings.
When attending Rutgers, she performed with the Rutgers Sinfonia Orchestra as a cellist, but her main work is done in accompanying on piano and performing in chamber groups as a pianist. Leah studied with Dr. Karina Bruk at MGSA and previously under Malvina Potop of Edison, NJ. On cello, she studied with Semyon Fridman. Before university, Leah had competed in the Golden Key Festival and won gold, and she also regularly took part in the Spring Music Festival at Westminster and Princeton as well as receiving the Young Artist level in the yearly exam given by the American College of Musicians. She also has worked with local churches to provide music for services. Now, her students regularly take part in ABRSM exams, NJ festivals and concerts all around the metropolitan area of NYC.