About Leslie Maaser
Get to know Leslie Maaser
Leslie Maaser, D.M.A is the flute instructor at Music and Arts at Hilliard, Ohio. Dr. Maaser welcomes students of all ages and abilities.
Leslie is also the flute instructor at Denison University and the principal flutist of the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra. Leslie was previously the principal flutist of the Welsh Hills Symphony Orchestra, and a member of the Columbus Bach Ensemble, and performed with Opera Project Columbus, Light Opera Orchestra, the Westerville Symphony, the Columbus Symphony, Opera Theatre of Rochester (NY), Madison (WI) Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Rome Festival Orchestra, and the E. Lansing Opera Company. She was a featured soloist with many orchestras including the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra, Wright State University Chamber Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, and featured clinician/soloist at the University of Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, Schoolcraft College, SUNY-Brockport, and Indiana State University.
Leslie was selected to do a lecture/recital based on her doctoral thesis at the National Flute Convention in Washington, D.C., as a research competition winner and was selected for publication in the Flutist Quarterly. She performed the U.S. premier of Elizabeth Raum’s Aegean Perspective at the National Flute Convention and as a flute choir competition winner..She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in flute performance from The Ohio State University. She earned her Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and her Bachelor of Music degree from Michigan State University. Leslie was formerly on the music faculties of Wright State University, Mt. Vernon Nazarene College, Valparaiso University, and Luther College.