Jamie Leidwinger is a composer currently living in Baltimore, MD. She is pursuing a Masters degree in Music Composition at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a minor in Political Science from Dickinson College. Her teachers include Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Du Yun, Amy Beth Kirsten, David Smooke, Douglas Buchanan, and Robert Pound. Jamie has worked with performers including Jacob Rhodebeck, Rêlache, the JACK Quartet, and the Amernet Quartet.
Jamie attended IMFA in Duino, Italy (June 2013) where she studied composition with Brooke Joyce and Stefano Sacher; IRCAM's ManiFeste (June 2014) as an auditor through a graduate course run by the Eastman School of Music; and New Music on the Point (June 2015) where she studied with Jim Mobberley and Kerrith Livengood. She has participated in masterclasses with Andrea Clearfield and Christopher Cerrone in addition to workshops with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Beattie and former JACK Quartet cellist Kevin McFarland.
Jamie remains an active chamber vocalist in the New York metro area. She currently studies with Ah Young Hong, and past teachers include Lynn Helding, Jonathan Hays, and Alyssa Saunders Molfese. Recent performances include appearances with Now Hear This, the Peabody Singers, Jacques Boudreau's "Call and Response" series at The Tank (NYC), and the Parish Choir of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in New York City.