DJ Leanne the ‘GirlOnWax’ has been DJing since the early 90’s. She's a solid contributor to Canada's thriving DJ scene through the creation of GirlOnWax Events, her popular DJ Schools & House Music Radio Shows. Leanne has spun alongside the best in the business: Kaskade, Deep Dish, Boy George Armand Van Helden & Mark Farina. The original GirlOnWax's musical repertoire is massive, from Lounge to House to Retro to Top 40 to an expansive playlist of Dance Remixes of all genres. DJ Leanne creates the ultimate musical environment, designed especially for you.
An innovator for DJ Education in Canada, DJ Leanne created Western Canada’s very first DJ School. She opened The Rhythm Institute in 2001-2008, which was featured on MuchMusic, MTV Canada, CTV, CBC, City TV, The Globe & Mail, BC Business Magazine, Vancouver Magazine, The Vancouver Sun, The Province, The Georgia Straight (cover story) & Elle Magazine Canada, to name a few. Leanne has now taught close to 1000 students. She's brought her 'DJ 101' Curriculum & critically acclaimed teaching methods to several local DJ schools & instructors including: TRI, School Of Mix, Tom Lee Music Academy and The Next Level Learning Centre. You can now check out her DJ 101 DJ Lessons & Tips (free of charge!) right here on the GirlOnWax Blog.
2001, 2002 & 2003 Nominated ‘Best Local DJ’ Georgia Straight People’s Choice Awards, 2002-2009 Nominated ‘Favourite Local DJ’ The Westender Viewers Choice Awards, 2002 WINNER: ‘Entrepreneur Of The Year New Ventures Program’ for The Rhythm Institute DJ School, 2005 WINNER: ‘Best Local DJ’ Georgia Straight People’s Choice Awards, WINNER: ‘Best Electronica DJ’ Clubvibes Nightlife Awards, 2006: Nominee ‘Best Electronica DJ’ Clubvibes Nightlife Awards