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Praised for her “rich, smooth mezzo soprano” (St. Louis Post), Kim Leeds has appeared as a soloist with Bach Akademie Charlotte, Ad Astra Musical Festival, Back Bay Chorale, American Bach Soloists Academy, Handel Society of Dartmouth, Les Délices, Bach Society of St. Louis, Tafelmusik, and the Oregon Bach Festival. As a choral artist, Ms. Leeds has performed with the Weimar Bach Academy, the Junges Stuttgart Bach Ensemble, and the Handel & Haydn Society as well as the Grammy-nominated ensembles True Concord and Seraphic Fire. In recent years, Ms. Leeds has garnered multiple accolades including winning the Tafelmusik Vocal Competition in 2016, being selected as a Virginia Best Adams Fellow at the 2017 Carmel Bach Festival, and working with Philippe Herreweghe as a Britten-Pears Young Artist in a Bach cantata program in 2019. She can be heard on the 2017 Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s recording of Jeremy Gill’s Before the Wresting Tides and on Blue Heron’s Johannes Ockeghem: Complete Songs, vol. 1.