Leonard Garrison is Assistant Professor of Flute at the University of Idaho, flutist in the Northwest Wind Quintet and The Scott/Garrison Duo, Principal Flute of the Walla Walla Symphony, and Chair of the National Flute Association . He also teaches and performs at the Red Lodge Music Festival in Montana and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan. He has been a soloist on National Public Radio's Performance Today, winner of the 2003 Byron Hester Competition, concerto soloist on both flute and piccolo, and a frequent performer at National Flute Association conventions. Leonard was Instructor of Flute at the University of Tulsa, Visiting Assistant Professor of Flute at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Arkansas and at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. He has performed in the Chicago Symphony, the Tulsa Philharmonic, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Scotia Festival, and the Music Festival of Arkansas. The Flutist Quarterly and Flute Talk have published his articles. He studied with Walfrid Kujala, Samuel Baron and Robert Willoughby.