As well as his current work with the City of Tomorrow, Leander Star holds positions as in the Oregon Ballet Theater Orchestra and the Portland Opera Orchestra. Additionally, Mr. Star has performed with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago under Maestros Riccardo Muti and Esa Pekka Salonen, Gruppo Montebello (the faculty chamber orchestra at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada), Fear No Music (Portland, Oregon), and the Friends of Rain Ensemble (the faculty new music ensemble at Lewis and Clark College.) He plays regularly with the IRIS Orchestra in Memphis, Tennessee and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Other projects include playing horn, singing, and speaking in "Wayfinders," a new staged performance art song cycle by Holcombe Waller and arranging and performing in "Homomentum," a new musical by Portland, Oregon playwright Max Voltage.
Leander Star teaches horn at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee and in 2013, joined the faculty of Young Musicians and Artists, Oregon's premier summer residential arts program since 1965.