Personnel Bio

MUC Leah Abbott
MU1 Laurie BaynardChief Musician Leah Abbott, clarinet, is currently on the faculty of Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, where she teaches clarinet and chamber music. She earned an Artist Diploma in chamber music performance from the Longy School of Music, a Master of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory, and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Harid Conservatory. In addition to her musical pursuits, MUC Abbott enjoys reading and cooking. She joined the U.S. Coast Guard Band in January 2003.