Leslie Tomkins,

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Leslie is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the Moab Music Festival. She is the Artistic Director of Summertrios (summertrios.org) an organization that offers chamber music coaching and performance opportunities to adult non-professional musicians of all levels. When she is not playing chamber music among the red rocks of southeastern Utah, Leslie enjoys the richly diverse musical life that New York City offers, playing with many fine New York area ensembles including the Westchester Philharmonic, Stamford Symphony, American Composers Orchestra, Oratorio Society, the Orchestra of St. John the Divine. She lives in the Bronx with her daughter and enjoys hiking, Gyrotonic exercise and speed skating. Leslie is on the Advisory Committee of the Valley of the Moon Music Festival and mentors women in leadership roles of several non-profit arts organizations.