"'Polar Soundscape' gives chills to its audience," San Francisco Chronicle, 4/28/2016 - preview by Jesse Hamlin for Leonard's perfomance of polar music at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA

"The Boom and Antarctica: Meet the Woman Making Music from the Sounds of the Southernmost Continent," Noisey/Vice, 5/7/2015 - interview by Michael Haskoor

"Tapping into the Antarctic Beat," NPR's Science Friday Blog, 7/20/2012 - story about Leonard's Antarctic music

"Composer Cheryl Leonard Creates Musical Works from the Sounds of Nature,", 5/11/2012 - feature on Cheryl's Polar music

"Blow Your Own Horn, The Bold Italic, 5/1/2012 - article on San Francisco instrument inventors

"Ice Notes", At Length Magazine, 4/24/2012 - journals, images and sounds from Leonard's Arctic collaboration with visual artist Oona Stern

"Music Outside the Music Box," Works & Conversations Newsletter, 3/4/2011 - extensive interview with Leonard about making music with natural-object instruments, aikido, climbing and more

"Coldcore," SF Weekly, 7/28/2010 - preview article for Leonard's performance of Antarctic compositions in the Green Sound Festival

"Sounds of Snow," Antarctic Sun, 7/31/2009 - feature on Leonard's Antarctic music project

"Cheryl E. Leonard: Music from the Ice and the Earth," Coilhouse Magazine, February 2009 - comprehensive feature about Cheryl's natural-object compositions and performances including her Antarctic work

"Hear This," SF Weekly, 9/17/2003- preview article for an outdoor performance of Leonard's "Instruments in Trees" in New Music on the Mountain

"The Ears Have It," Metro, 4/18/1996 - review of Leonard's Making Smashing Machine installation at WORKS/San Jose


KQED TV's SPARK: Our Creative Nature - TV feature on Cheryl's polar music, produced by Cynthia Stone, original airdate: June 27, 2016

Culture with Rob Bound #184 - radio interview by Katie McMurran, Monocle, April 20, 2015

Make/Work: Episode 16: Cheryl Leonard - podcast interview by Scott Pinkmountain, The Rumpus, August 21, 2014

Composer Searches for Micro-aural Worlds in Nature - radio interview by Eleanor Peterson, WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio 89.7FM, April 18, 2014

The Audiophiles: Finding Music in the Sounds of Antarctica - radio feature and interview by Martina Castro, Crosscurrents from KALW News, original airdate: August 22, 2011

Pen Women Presents - interview and instrument demo with Eileen Malone on San Francisco Public Access TV, July 2009

Noisy People: Improvising a Musical Life - feature-length documentary video by Tim Perkis about musicians and sound artists in the San Francisco Bay Area, released April 2007

KALW's Artery - radio feature and interview with Cheryl, original airdate: October 2006

New Morning on the Hallmark Channel - TV feature on Cheryl's work with natural object instruments, original airdate: July 2006 (the video link is under "Nurturing the Spirit")

KQED TV's SPARK - TV feature on Cheryl's Instruments in Trees, original airdate: May 2005