“One of New York’s most versatile composers…”
-Time Out

“She is not only a wonderful composer and performer, she is also a rare singer capable of conveying the deepest emotion with utter precision, while never giving in to sentimentality.”

“Ms. Leishman…stole the show when she sang her own “Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic”, which had wry lyrics, piquant dissonances and shifty meters recalling Stravinsky and Kurt Weill”
-New York Times

“gifted and idiosyncratic”
– San Diego Union Tribune

“an inspired composer”
– Robert Hurwitt, S.F. Chronicle