In addition to having a stroke in 2007, Leah’s dad Lennox suffered a heart attack in 2016 and 2017. Being Leah’s music coach and mentor, Leah and Lennox have formed a special bond and are both passionate about Leah’s music. With this passion, Leah desires to inspire children from all around the world, to love music as well. Leah’s Foundation Heart for Strings, a 501(c)3 organization was formed to inspire and empower children and other individuals to use music as a catalyst that encourages personal development, friendship, academic achievement and humanitarian reform on a global scale.
Along with her desire to inspire other children to learn and love music, Leah remains dedicated to use her talent to bring people together and ignite societal and humanitarian reform worldwide. Leah aspires to become a UN Peace Ambassador in hopes of bringing peace to the world. Leah’s personal motto as reinforced by her parents is prayer, practice and perseverance in all things. With this adage in mind, Leah aspires to combine her love for others and playing the violin in her future endeavors.