At the age of 3 he started studying piano and violin with his mother, and has won several awards in violin in recent years. Nowadays, he has decided to specialize in violin and has the privilege of studying with Associate Professor Alice Waten (President of the Violin Class of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music).
*Iguazú en Concierto AUDITION winner* At the age of 3 he started studying piano and violin with his mother, and has won several awards in both instruments. Nowadays, he has decided to specialize in piano and has the privilege of studying with Dr. Paul Rickard-Ford (President of the Piano Class of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music).
Leonardo started studying violin at four, following the musical tradition of his family, which lived in Brazil, United States and Canada. Since he was five, he has become an active chamber musician, and has participated in piano concerts too. He is one of the main soloists of the Instituto Grupo Pão de Açúcar orchestra, and takes part in international tours since 2008. During the 2011 summer, Leonardo was selected to participate in the Interloghen Arts Camp (Michigan, USA), where he shared classes with Margaret Bajt, Chalifour Martin, the Emerson String Quarted, and others.
Violin & piano
A genuine music genius, she has obtained several distinctions for different instruments: the V.F.Bobilev Violinists International Contest (Ryazan 2010); first award at the V.Kazenin First Russia National Contest for Young Pianists (Kirov 2009); she received a scholarship from the V.T.Spivakov Fund in three specializations: violin, fortepiano, singing; etc. She has performed at several stages: The Kremlin Great Palace; the “Rachmaninov Hall” at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory; The Kremlin Museum of Armory; the M.Glinka Museum; the Shalyapin Museum; the N.Rerij Museum; the Cheboksari opera and ballet theater; among others.
*Iguazú en Concierto AUDITION winner* Eva began studying piano at age 5. At 6, she entered the Conservatoire de Beauvais, where she studied with master Philippe Tamborini. Since then she has been the winner of numerous piano competitions, and since 2010 she plays in the National Orchestra Symphoniques Petites Mains.
Trombone & saxophone
*Iguazú en Concierto AUDITION winner* Polina comenzó a estudiar música con la batería, siguió con el saxo soprano, y luego, el piano. Comenzó a desarrollarse con el trombón a partir del 2009, y resultó ganadora de varios concursos. Su género musical predilecto es el jazz.