Leo Schwartz is an award winning composer of Film, Musical
Theatre, and Jazz. His works have been performed Off-Broadway, in Europe, and
across the United States with such diverse groups from the Chicago Clarinet
Ensemble to the Boston Gay Men's Chorus. Leo receives frequent commissions and
makes his residence in Chicago, Illinois.
In 2013, his musical “Under A Rainbow Flag”, now known as
“HONOR”, was awarded Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Work and
Best New Production for Pride Films & Plays. (A work winning both Best New
Work and Best New Production is a first in the 40 year history of the “Jeffs”).
Leo is also the Composer-In-Residence
for the Chicago Clarinet Ensemble
Leo displays wide versatility in his compositional styles. He is respected for
his craft and his prompt and detailed completion. If you have a strong vision, he can fulfill it
for you. If you seek input, his knowledgeable insight and experience will prove