Journal of Singing Contributor

The Vocal Point: Leslie Holmes

Soprano Leslie Holmes, a Wellesley College graduate, is well-known for her numerous solo appearances, as well as for her radio program of eleven years on Classical Radio Boston, WCRB. Her solo appearances include the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Opera Company of Boston, and Boston’s Chorus Pro Musica. Ms. Holmes has performed solo recitals at such venues as the Gardner Museum, Great Woods, Boston Public Library, French Library and Cultural Center, Bard College, throughout the East, Europe, Cuba, and on NPR. Currently, she presents recitals of classical cabaret, music by women composers, French composers, and The Great American Songbook. A past New England Regional Governor and frequent adjudicator, she is on the NATS Foundation Board. President of the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra, she hosts the Cabaret Open Mic at Amazing Things Arts Center, is on the Board of Boston Singers Resource, the Advisory Board of the Maud Powell Signature magazine, and chairs the Advisory Boards of the Boston Association of Cabaret Artists. Ms. Holmes is on the Honorary Board of the Wellesley Choral Society. She maintains an active private studio. www.leslieholmes.net

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