Leeza Wildgen (pianist) is native of St. Petersburg, Russia.
She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the Rimsky-Korsakov Music College and University of Culture, both in St. Petersburg. She worked about 15 years as a piano teacher and collaborative pianist before moving to the United States in 2001. She has experience as a pianist and accompanist with the Levine School of Music programs, Catholic University Musical Theatre recitals, Opera Bel Canto performances, and many other musical projects in the DC area.
She has been with the Washington School of Ballet since 2006. Leeza also used to work as a part-time or substitute pianist with other local ballet schools : Maryland Youth Ballet, City Dance Centre, Kirov Academy of Ballet, George Mason University School of Dance.