David Leehey, Board President

David Leehey is President of the Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest and MacDowell Artists Association and is a founding board member of Pianoforte Foundation in Chicago. He performed the Brahms D minor Concerto in October 2001 and Beethoven Choral Fantasy in April 2011 with the Symphony and serves as its orchestral pianist and rehearsal accompanist. He has participated in many chamber music conferences and workshops as well as several amateur piano competitions, and was a semifinalist in the 2001 and 2003 Boston competitions and the 2009 Washington competition. He served as chair of the competition committee for the first Chicago Amateur Piano Competition held in June 2010 and as a member of the committee for the second Chicago Amateur Piano Competition held in May 2012. When not engaged in musical pursuits, David makes a living as a physician at Loyola University Medical Center and Hines VA Hospital. He and his wife Roslyn live in Oak Park and have three children, Rebecca, Edward, and Anna.