Adjunct Instructor of Viola, Chamber Music
Leslie Harlow participated in master classes with William Primrose, Paul Doktor, Donald McGinnis, Heidi Castleman
and Nabuko Imai, and studied with Marna Street, Susan Schoenfeld, Paul Doktor, and violinist Harry Shub with
additional lessons with Heidi Castleman, Donald Wright and Francis Tursi. Chamber coaches included Felix
Galimer, Samuel Rhodes, David Soyer, Paul Doktor, Charles Castleman, Robert Sylvester and Julius Baker.
In 1983, after receiving a Masters degree in performance from the Juilliard School, Leslie founded the original Deer
Valley Music Festival. The festival, renamed the Park City International Music Festival, is Utah’s oldest classical
festival. Leslie co-directs the Autumn Classics Festival, the Sonolumina Orchestra and the Contemporary Music
Consortium, founded and directs the Park City Film Music Festival and has recorded as principal violist and soloist
for hundreds of film and television scores including “Murder in the First” and “Surviving Picasso.”
Leslie has performed recitals and in chamber music festivals in New York City, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, North
Carolina and Skaneateles, NY. More recently she has performed as guest artist with the Sitka Festival (AK), Lyrica
Series (New Jersey), Piatigorsky Foundation (NY), and Bargemusic (NYC) as well as performing chamber music for
the world Clarfests in Baltimore, Texas, Utah and Vancouver (Canada) and two European tours with the Utah
Symphony and a 1984 Juilliard Orchestra European tour.