Artistic Director Forrest Leder
Forrest Leder has been an active music educator and Choral Director in the state of Montana since 2014 and makes his directing debut in Washington State as the Artistic Director of YouthSounds Northwest. Forrest Teaches Elementary Music at Twin Lakes Elementary in Federal Way.
In Montana, Forrest directed the Missoula Valley Youth Choir, an auditioned honor choir in Missoula. He also led the Jocko Valley Community Chorus, which performed in Tim Ryan’s special, My Grandpa’s Fiddle, aired on PBS, nationwide, in 2018. Forrest has featured in major roles at Bigfork Summer Playhouse and The Virginia City Players.
Forrest earned a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Montana.