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Leeza Ali
(Mendota Heights, MN)

from Wirth Center for the Performing Arts - student of Dr. Paul Wirth for 14 years, lead member of Piano Quartet, also lead member of a Piano Trio, Tom Rosenberg Coach, Member of South St. Paul High School Varsity Band, performing "Dear Dad" - Original Composition composed/arranged by Leeza Ali. This is an original composition written in the Romantic style..

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Artistic Statement

I have a great passion for composing, and this composition is very close to my heart because each melody reflects a personality of one member of my family - my Dad, Mom, and sisters through musical motifs. It has many nuanced layers of meaning.

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