M.Mus. (Alberta); D.Mus. (Northwestern)
Leanne Regehr is a versatile pianist who has worked in opera, choral, recital and symphonic settings across North America. She received a Master of Music degree from the University of Alberta and explored further studies at the Banff School of Fine Arts, the Universitat Mozarteum in Salzburg, and the Aspen Music Festival. Ms. Regehr recently completed her Doctor of Music in Piano Performance from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Ms. Regehr participated in the inaugural season of Opera NUOVA in Edmonton in 1999 and has worked as a répétiteur for Shreveport Opera and Mercury Opera. She was a staff pianist for Sherrill Milnes’ VoicExperience Program in Orlando, as well as a Coaching Fellow at the Aspen Music Festival for John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles. Since 2008, Ms. Regehr has been a répétiteuse for Edmonton Opera on productions including Verdi’s Otello and Rigoletto, Puccini’s La Boheme and Tosca, Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail, and Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment. She is the Music Director for the University of Alberta’s Opera program, and a piano instructor at The King’s University College. Ms. Regehr is also the accompanist for the Richard Eaton Singers and is often engaged as a collaborative artist, vocal coach, and adjudicator.