Pianist Leonard Hayes is pleased to join Prosper United Methodist Church as the church accompanist. Leonard has years of church experience including six years at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Appleton, WI among others. Currently, Leonard is the Head of Classical Piano Studies at the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, TX. Mr. Hayes is the winner of numerous piano competitions including 1st prize in the 2015 National Piano Competition sponsored by the National Association of Negro Musicians. Mr. Hayes received a High School Diploma from the Interlochen Arts Academy. He holds a Bachelor of Music from the Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University with additional studies abroad at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and a Masters of Music from the Eastman School of Music.