Leslie became a Sweet Adeline in January of 1997. She directed the San Francisco Chorus in Region 12 from July of 1999 thru July 2009 and became a Certified Director in October of 2002. As a baritone, she sang with the San Francisco Chorus until she became their director. She also sang with the Pacific Empire Chorus for a number of years.
She has competed in chorus and quartet competitions at both the Regional and International levels. Over a 10 year period, she sang in two quartets, Swing Shift and Kinetix, and placed first in Region 12 four times, and placed second two times.