“I am incredibly excited and honoured to be a part of this orchestra and cant wait for it all to begin. What a fabulous idea it is!!”

Leanne Glover

Cor Anglais, Oboe

Former Principal Cor Anglais – West Australian Symphony Orchestra

Australian Hometown: Perth
Education: University of Western Australia

Leanne Glover completed a Bachelor of Music with first class honours at the University of Western Australia, where she studied with Joel Marangella. During her studies she won the Dr V.H. Cooper Prize for Most Outstanding First Year Student and twice claimed the Margaret Bellos Chamber Music Performance Prize.

Ms Glover earned three scholarships to continue her studies in Amsterdam with Han de Vries and then in Zurich with Emmanuel Abbuel and Thomas Indermuhle for three years, where she gained a postgraduate degree in Performance. During this time, she was also awarded a grant from the City of Zurich.

Upon her return to Perth, Leanne obtained a permanent position with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. She has held the positions of Second Oboe, Associate Principal Oboe, Acting Principal Oboe and currently Principal Cor Anglais.

In 2019 she was honoured to have a concerto composed by Iain Graindage commissioned for her to perform with WASO.

Leanne teaches oboe at The West Australian Academy of Performing Arts and at The University of Western Australia. 

She has also performed with the Australian World Orchestra under the baton of Zubin Mehta. Leanne is a busy performing musician and can be found in many smaller ensembles around Perth. 

Last updated 2023