Leonardo Pineda

violin

Hometown: San Juan de Colón, Venezuela
Alma mater: Bard College Conservatory
Awards/Competitions: Distinguished Artist in Táchira Venezuela; Winner, 2011 Bard College Concerto Competition
Appearances: San Antonio Chamber Orchestra; Simón Bolivar Orchestra (Táchira); New World Music Festival; Morgues Academy; Philharmonic Orchestra of Jamaica
Instagram: @lpineda23
Favorite non-classical musicians: Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, Jamiroquai
Favorite composers: Beethoven, Strauss, Brahms, Wagner, Berlioz
Best album to have on repeat: Song of the Cello by Mischa Misky and A Tribute to Fritz Kreisler, at the moment
Most fun piece to play: Anything from the romantic period—Bach’s Partitas and Sonatas
Favorite obscure piece: Verklärte Nacht by Arnold Schoenberg
Favorite painting: La Vie by Pablo Picasso
Piece of advice for a young classical musician: Get involved with all the arts, not just music.
Last book read: The Stranger by Camus
Time travel destination: 1920s

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