Leona Liu is currently pursuing undergraduate studies in violin with Robin Scott at the Eastman School of Music. She was runner-up in the school's 2024 violin concerto competition and has served as concertmaster of the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Last summer, Leona attended the Maine Chamber Music Seminar and the Bowdoin International Music Festival, and was an inaugural fellow at the Lake George Music Festival. She has performed in masterclasses for Itamar Zorman, Ani Kavafian, Daniel Phillips, Aaron Berofsky, and Aaron Rosand. Previous orchestral experiences include playing with the Chappaqua Orchestra and the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra. Leona supports the work of living composers and is on the board of OSSIA New Music for 2023-24. Besides music, Leona is also pursuing a BA in linguistics at the University of Rochester.