RiverSong Chorus has named Dr. Leslie Galbreath as director, effective November 22, 2014. Dr. Galbreath has served as RiverSong’s Interim Director since May 2014.
Leslie has been a member of Sweet Adelines since 1991, all with RiverSong. A musician throughout her high school and college years, she has capitalized on the extensive music education offerings of Sweet Adelines International to develop her musical leadership skills.
Leslie has held numerous Sweet Adelines International leadership roles locally, regionally, and internationally including terms as RiverSong’s team leader, regional faculty, and several international appointments for membership development, including Membership Development Representative for three terms and the International Membership Committee. As RiverSong’s Team Leader, she led the chorus’s shift from a dues-supported finance structure to a grant-supported model and facilitated RiverSong’s successful efforts to be included on the Missouri Arts Council’s prestigious Touring Performer’s roster.
Leslie sings bass in Odyssey, Region 5’s 2014 bronze medalist quartet.