Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Joelle Leandre
Bassist, composer
Visiting Milhaud Professor at Mills during the Fall semester 2002, Joelle Leandre is one of the most active performers on the European contemporary music scene. Winner of the premier prix at Conservatoire de Paris, her devotion to new literature for the double bass led to studies with Mauricio Kagel, John Cage, Morton Feldman and Merce Cunningham. As a composer she has written scores for the theater and ballet as well as several major works for the bass.