Leyla Zamora
Contra Bassoon

Leyla Zamora has been a member of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra since 2005. Ms. Zamora studied at the Tchaikovsky
Conservatory in Moscow, Baylor University and DePaul University in Chicago. Before coming to San Diego, Ms. Zamora held for 11 years the position of principal bassoon with the Memphis Symphony. She has also performed with the Seattle Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Auckland Philharmonia in New Zealand, Costa Rican National Symphony and Colombian Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Zamora has participated in orchestral and chamber music festivals such as the Britt and Cascade Festivals in Oregon, New Hampshire Music Festival, International Orchestra in Japan, the Spoleto Music Festival in Italy, Apple Hill Chamber Music Center, Des Moines Metro Opera and Cassals Festival in Puerto Rico.
Ms. Zamora has presented master classes and recitals at the Universities of Idaho, Wichita State, Southern Mississippi, University of Memphis, Washburn University in Kansas, and has performed solo concerti and recitals in Costa Rica, Colombia, Japan, Europe, and the former Soviet Union.