Gave 200 events/performances outside of CU for over 200,000 audience members including with the Colorado Symphony, Jazz combos, visiting musicals, ballet orchestras, and local meetings of professional organizations.
Hosted over 200 Honor Bands, Choirs, String students, Youth Orchestras, and faculty and student visits to schools, festivals, and special events including 1 annual performance at the State Capitol. These reached close to 50,000 in Colorado, mostly pre-college youth, their parents and other music professionals.
Presented or performed at 85 events nationally outside of Colorado. Composers works were performed at well over 100 concerts (orchestral, band, chamber ensemble, solo). The audiences totaled approximately50,000.
Presented around 100 national master classes and clinics outside of Colorado for youth orchestras, bands and choirs, reaching nearly 10,000 participants.
Internationally, presented 35 professional performances, presentations at national conferences, reaching12,500 attendees.
Engaged in outreach internationally, presenting 25 clinics, workshops, master classes to 5000 students, their teachers, and other professionals.
Jose Leonardo Leon has been a teacher and performer. He’s even been part of a Latin Grammy-winning recording with one of his musical idols. Now, the Venezuela-born trombonist has his eye on the ultimate degree. Read more
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