Kasumi Leonard is a former member of The United States Army Field Band and holds a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance from the Eastman School of Music.
Since joining the Army Field Band in 2009, Kasumi has performed in 48 states on 14 nationwide tours. As a representative of the organization, she has given solo performances at the National Flute Association convention in Las Vegas, NV, the Mid-Atlantic Flute Fair in Washington, D.C. and was most recently the featured soloist for the Army Field Band’s concert at the National Association for Music Educators convention in Nashville, TN.
Kasumi is a former substitute flutist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and has also performed with The New York String Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and The National Orchestral Institute at The University of Maryland. She is originally from Seattle, Washington and her former teachers include Bonita Boyd, Damian Bursill-Hall, Anne Lindblom Harrow and Bonnie Blanchard.