About – Leanna

Twenty-three year old Rebel Records recording artist, Leanna Price, received her first fiddle for her eighth birthday and began playing around the age of nine. She had, however, been involved in music long before that, singing with her twin sister, Lauren, from about the time they could talk. Leanna grew up enjoying listening to old-time music, especially that featuring tight harmonies such as The Carter Family and The Whites. She enjoyed participating in local talent competitions and events either as a solo performer or with her sister or family band. Throughout high school, she attended various music camps and workshops, focusing on bluegrass while learning from some of the top performers in the industry. Throughout her teen years, she traveled and performed, with her sister, as the lead singer in their band, The Price Sisters. Those travels have continued and include appearances at festivals across the United States, including Bill Monroe’s June Bean Blossom Festival and The Dry Branch Fire Squad’s High Mountain Hay Fever in Westcliffe, Colorado. She traveled to the People’s Republic of China when, in 2015, Morehead State University’s Mountain Music Ambassadors performed a ten-day tour of the country. Leanna has also performed on several live radio and television broadcasts including RFD-TV’s Cumberland Highlanders Show, Radio Bristol Farm and Fun Time, Song of the Mountains, WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour and the legendary Wheeling Jamboree. Leanna has been a three-year fiddle instructor at Bean Blossom Bluegrass Bootcamp, as well as a featured artist in the Spring 2017 edition of Fiddler Magazine. The Price Sisters have also been featured in various publications, including those in Bluegrass Today and Bluegrass Unlimited. Their first project on Rebel Records, a self-titled seven-track EP, was recorded and produced by veteran engineer Bil VordDick in 2016, during the girls’ junior year of college. That project has been very well received, landing the #18 spot on AirPlay Direct’s download chart within the first week of its release. The Sisters’ second album for Rebel was recorded during the summer of 2017, and is due for release in early 2018. They were also 2017 World of Bluegrass Official Showcase Artists, performing 4 showcases for the Bluegrass Ramble. Leanna completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at Morehead State University, in Morehead, Kentucky, graduating Summa Cum Laude in May, 2017. She was a traditional music major, minoring in business administration. Singing both lead and harmony vocals, serving as the fiddler in The Price Sisters five-piece band, Leanna travels and performs year-round.

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