Leslie is a lifelong learner. She holds a Bachelor of Vocal Music Education, a minor in psychology and an Oklahoma Teaching Certificate in elementary music and visual arts. She continues her training with multiple World Music artists and teachers.
For 22 years, Ms. Brown has worked with The bART Center for Music through their satellite programs in the public school system; implementing African drum programs in elementary, middle and high schools.
During this time, these students performed all over Oklahoma for local and international dignitaries.
With the support of the Barthelmes Foundation, and in conjunction with Oklahoma State University, Ms. Brown worked as a Fine Arts coordinator with Project CREATES, training teachers to integrate the arts in their classrooms.
“Music training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the secret places of the soul.” -Plato Circa 428BC – 348BC