Leopoldo Erice Piano
Leopoldo Erice is a Spanish pianist born in Madrid who enjoys a performing and teaching career, which takes him across the globe. He has been a faculty member at the University of Ottawa and at Wilfrid Laurier University, has held the position of Associate Professor of Music at the American University of Sharjah (UAE), and has also taught at Middle Tennessee State University. Twelve years ago, Leopoldo founded the Festival Internacional de Música Clásica de Ribadeo (Spain). He has won several prestigious national and international awards, and studied in his home country at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid, in Holland at the Koninklijk Conservatorium, as a Fellow of the prestigious “la Caixa” Foundation Fellowship Program (Spain), and at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University (Bloomington, USA). He holds the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.