Leslie Schmunk has been making music almost her entire life, singing her first public solo at age 3. As a child, she studied piano and violin and sang in numerous choral groups. She received a bachelor of arts degree in Sacred Music in 1987 from Northwest College in Kirkland, WA. She has been teaching private piano and violin lessons since 1980 and has directed several choral AND instrumental groups. After the birth of her daughter in 2004, Leslie began researching music education options for her daughter and discovered Musikgarten's Family Music for Babies and Toddlers. She has been teaching infant and toddler music classes since 2005 and is a recipient of the Musikgarten Achievement Award. Her studio is located on Hwy. 9, between Snohomish and Lake Stevens.