Mary Jane Leach

Biography

Born: 1949; Vermont  
Composer Mary Jane Leach grew out of a strong grounding in the arts, singing at church as a child, playing bass clarinet in high school, writing theater pieces in college, and finally getting into New York City's performance art scene in the late '70s while studying music at Columbia. Leach decided in the early '80s that she wanted to make her name as a composer and began to experiment with slow-paced pieces and layered tapes, as well as Read more compositions for voices. She has worked with the New York Treble Singers and the Western Wind, and has released several albums, including Celestial Fires. Read less
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  • 1.
    Downtown Only / Downtown Ensemble
    Label: Lovely Music   Catalog: 3081 Release Date: 03/25/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Peter Zummo,  Mary Jane Leach,  William Hellermann,  Daniel Goode
    Performer:  Daniel Goode,  Jeff Berman,  Peter Zummo,  Guy Klucevsek  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Downtown Ensemble
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  • 2.
    Leach: Ariadne's Lament, Etc
    Label: New World Records   Catalog: 80525 Release Date: 02/24/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Mary Jane Leach
    Performer:  David Lee Echelard,  Libby Van Cleve,  Patrick Burton,  Klyph Johnson  ... 
    Conductor:  William Payn,  Virginia Davidson
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rooke Chapel Choir,  New York Treble Singers,  Cassatt String Quartet
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  • 3.
    Mary Jane Leach: Celestial Fires
    Label: Xi   Catalog: 107 Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Mary Jane Leach
    Performer:  Mary Jane Leach,  Barbara Held,  Shannon Peet
    Conductor:  Virginia Davidson
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Treble Singers
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    Label: What Next?   Catalog: AER1994/6 Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Frances White,  Yat-Kha,  Steven Dressler,  Mary Jane Leach  ... 
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