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Oct 2010Present

Music teacher (Piano)

Jam Music Company

I teach classical and popular music to students of all ages, it includes classical, popular and jazz repertoire, scales, arpeggios, music theory and improvisation.

Aug 2001Present

Freelance

Professional Musician

As a independent performer, I have extensive experience accompanying Artist, Big Bands, Symphonic Orchestras and Musical Theatre. I have performed in different countries, such as Venezuela, Uruguay, Brazil, Colombia, Russia, Spain and Ireland. 

I have played in Jazz Clubs and theaters such as 

JJ Smyths in Dublin-Ireland.

Cafe Mercedes Jazz in Valencia-Spain

Ao vivo in Sao Paulo-Brazil

Forte Jazz Club and Vniigaz auditorium in Moscow-Russia

Zitarrosa Theater in Montevideo-Uruguay

National Concert Hall in Dublin-Ireland.

Juan Sebastian Bar in Caracas-Venezuela among many others.

Interest

Music, composing, personal development, meditation, creativity, photography, traveling, creativity. 

Summary

I am a dedicated Music Teacher from Venezuela, with more than 5 years of experience developing student's interest in Music, having worked in three different countries including Venezuela, Brazil and Ireland. As a Professional Musician I have performed in different festivals and theaters in South America and Europe such as Cork Jazz Festival in Ireland, Festival of the World Cultures in Dun Laoghaire-Ireland, Jazz al Parque 2007 en Bogota-Colombia, Music al Carrer in Denia-Spain, Electric Picnic in ireland among many others.

From teaching Piano grades, to jazz and coaching students to achieve any specific goal they have in music, I commit myself with love and passion to deliver in the best possible way the information that students need to succeed in the creative field of music.

References

Jim O'Reilly

Leopoldo is an excellent musician and dependable piano teacher. The number of students he teaches at our school has been growing steadily since he joined us. He is a relaxed, confident professional and a pleasure to work with.

Even more about me

Leopoldo's website

Leopoldo's blog

Flickr gallery

Online music lessons

Professional profile

  • Music Professional with more than 10 years of experience in Music.
  • Highly knowledgeable with practical and technical concepts about music in several genres including, Jazz, Popular music, Classical, South american music, etc.
  • Passionate and motivated Music Teacher with strong commitment to develop student's abilities in Music.
  • Attentive to detail, organized and creative, providing a fun learning environment in the classroom.
  • Creative thinker with natural ability to incorporate various teaching methods to adapt to the student's needs.
  • Extensive experience accompanying Artists, Big bands, Symphonic Orchestras and Musical theatre.
  • Extremely proeficient as a soloist preformer, improviser and as a project leader, by playing, arranging and directingmy own compositions.

Artist I have accompanied

Education

Sep 2009May 2010

BA in Jazz Performance (second class honour grade 1)

Newpark Music Centre
Jul 2005Dec 2007

4 semesters completed

Unearte

Skills

Spanish
Mother tongue
Portuguese