Diane Leah is an experienced pianist, arranger, and Music Director with credits that span forty years in Canadian music. She performed with her own jazz vocal group "Cloudburst" and acted as Music Director for Catherine McKinnon and Don Harron for many years.

Diane's most recent Music Theatre credits include Seussical (YPT), We Will Rock You (Associate Music Director), and the Global Cabaret. She was nominated for a Dora Award for her work on YPT's production of A Year With Frog and Toad. Diane will be Music Director for "Jacob Two Two and The Hooded Fang" in 2015 at YPT.

As Music Director/ pianist for Louise Pitre, Diane has performed all over Canada and the U.S. in symphony concerts and helped create Louise's most recent Piaf show and album "La Vie En Rouge". "Could You Wait" is an original musical created with Louise and Joe Matheson which has been mounted in several venues over last five years. In September of 2013, Diane was MD for Louise's one woman autobiographical show "On the Rocks" that premiered at Theatre Passe Muraille.

Diane also accompanies other artists, including Jackie Richardson, Alana Bridgewater, Mark Cassius, Susan Gilmour (Lady Sings The Tunes) and Thom Allison (CBC – Over The Rainbow). She was pianist and arranger for Thom's album "Whole Lotta Sunlight" and recently performed with Thom in a new Broadway concert and "Shut Up! It's Christmas", which was reprised in Nov. 2013 at Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto.

Diane is Director of Music at Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto and has just released The Choir's third CD "These Old Walls", available on iTtunes along with "House of Love" and "The Choir:Connected". Diane was honoured to perform, along with The Choir, at Jack Layton's Celebration of Life.

In January of 2013, Diane was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for public service.

To learn more about her recent endeavour, Broadsway with Julie Michels and Heather Bambrick, you can visit www.thebroadswayshow.com or follow Broadsway on Facebook

You can contact Diane via email at:

 

Diane Leah Live

Performance Schedule

 

2015

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VENUE

CITY

Friday, July 24 | 10:00pm Broadsway (with Heather Bambrick and Julie Michels)

Niagara Jazz Festival – Performance | Corks Wine Bar and Eatery

19 Queen St.
Niagara on the Lake, ON
289-868-9527 www.niagarajazzfestival.com

Niagara on the Lake, ON
Saturday, July 25 | 12:00pm Broadsway (with Heather Bambrick and Julie Michels)

Niagara Jazz Festival – Vocal Masterclass | NOTL Community Centre

14 Anderson Lane,
Niagara on the Lake, ON
905-468-4386 www.niagarajazzfestival.com

Niagara on the Lake, ON
Fri. Nov. 20 & Sat. Nov. 21 | 9:00pm Broadsway (with Heather Bambrick and Julie Michels)

The Jazz Bistro – CD Release

251 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
416-363-5299
www.jazzbistro.ca

Toronto, ON
Fri. Nov. 27 & Sat. Nov. 28 | 7:30 p.m. Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto: The Choir Presents "The Best of Christmas"

Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto

115 Simpson Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario
Tickets will be available on line at www.mcctoronto.com

Toronto, ON

UPCOMING 2016

SHOW

VENUE

CITY

Saturday April 2 | 8:00pm Broadsway (with Heather Bambrick and Julie Michels)

Windsor Symphony Orchestra | The Capitol Theatre

121 University Avenue
Windsor, ON
519-973-1238 www.windsorsymphony.com

Windsor, ON
Sunday April 3 | 2:30pm Broadsway (with Heather Bambrick and Julie Michels)

Windsor Symphony Orchestra | The Capitol Theatre

121 University Avenue
Windsor, ON
519-973-1238 www.windsorsymphony.com

Windsor, ON