Kasumi Leonard

Third Flute and Piccolo


Kasumi Leonard, originally from Seattle, WA, is currently acting 3rd flute/piccolo of the Omaha Symphony. From 2009-2016, Kasumi performed with The United States Army Field Band. As a member of the Army Field Band, Kasumi performed in 48 states on 18 nationwide tours, traveling 100 days per year. She regularly soloed with the ensemble and taught over 80 educational clinics in public schools around the country.

Kasumi has also performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Des Moines Metro Opera, Cabrillo Festival for Contemporary Music, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphoria, Finger Lakes Opera, and the Lensic Festival Orchestra.

Kasumi earned a Bachelor's and Master of Music at the Eastman School of Music with Bonita Boyd and earned a Professional Studies Diploma at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music as a student of Timothy Day.