Leanne Thorose is a Vocalist and Multi Instrumentalist based in London, England. She plays the Mandolin, Fiddle & Guitar specialising in Bluegrass and Country music.
in 2011, Leanne traveled to Nashville, Tennessee where she recorded her first Bluegrass album 'Bluestack Mountain Girl' at the age of 21. The album was recorded by Mark Moseley at Sound Control Studios and contains lyrics written by Charlie Boston and the music written by Leanne. 'Bluestack Mountain Girl' features her father Ced Thorose on Dobro, Bryan Sutton on Guitar, Aubrey Haynie on Fiddle, Scott Vestal on Banjo, Adam Steffey & Andy Leftwich on Mandolin, Mike Bub & Dennis Crouch on Bass and Monty Lane Allen on Harmony Vocals.
Leanne has been a touring musician for over 10 years and has made appearances in a number of different bands and theatre projects including the critically acclaimed Irish Dance show 'Essence of Ireland' as their lead Fiddle player where she completed tours around the UK with shows in Qatar and Johannesburg, South Africa.
She currently sings lead vocals and plays mandolin in the all female IBMA Nominated Bluegrass band 'Midnight Skyracer' - The band released their first album 'Fire' in 2018 and were signed to Island / Universal Records in 2020 where they released their second album 'Shadows On The Moon'
Leanne is also a reliable 'dep' musician and is no stranger to being thrown in the deep end at learning new material for last minute gigs, she is regularly called upon for session work.
She is also a fun, patient teacher on the Mandolin, Fiddle & Guitar to which many students have found her approach to be a very motivating and enjoyable experience!