A native of Gahanna, Ohio (a suburb of Columbus), Leigh has been on staff at Westminster since May of 2006. In addition to serving as the Director of Music and Youth Ministries at Westminster, Leigh teaches piano and organ lessons through the Laurens County Academy of Music.
Leigh holds DMA and MM degrees from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music in organ performance and sacred music. He also holds a BA in music from the Ohio State University. Notable teachers include: Dr. David Mulbury, Janet Linker, and Telarc recording artist Michael Murray.
Prior to moving to Clinton, Leigh served as the Director of Music for First Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem, NC. Since the age of 15, Leigh has held playing and directing positions in several churches, including: St. Joseph’s Cathedral (Columbus, OH), St. John’s Church (Cincinnati, OH), Seton Parish (Pickerington, OH), and St. Matthew’s Church (Gahanna, OH).
Leigh has enjoyed working with the youth of Westminster and fervently prays that the young people of Westminster will grow to love Jesus with all their heart and will continue to walk with the Lord and serve Him faithfully after they finish high school.
A lover of the outdoors, Leigh especially likes hiking, biking, jogging, and gardening. He also enjoys photography, art, videography, reading, and spending time with his family.