LEANDRO SILVERA


CELLIST - CONDUCTOR - TEACHER

 
 
Leandro is Head of Strings at King’s College School, where he conducts the Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, which he has taken on concert tours to Tuscany and Andalucia.


He has performed as guest conductor for the Royal College of Music Junior Department (where he is a tutor in chamber music and cello) and the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain.

 

Works at:

King’s College School

Royal College of Music Junior Department


orchestras conducted

King’s College School Symphony Orchestra

King’s College School Chamber Orchestra

Royal College of Music JD Sinfonia

National Children’s Orchestra Southeasterlies

Pro Corda Chamber Orchestra




 

CONDUCTOR

He has recently conducted at St John’s Smith Square, Cadogan Hall, St James’ Piccadilly and the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall of the Royal College of Music. He conducted an orchestra of 100 young musicians in a performance of Saint-Saens Organ Symphony in Guildford Cathedral at a Gala Concert to celebrate the centenary of King’s College School.


Leandro is the conductor of the Pro Corda Chamber Orchestra, an orchestra for highly gifted young musicians that meets every year in Leiston Abbey and performs in Aldeburgh, and regularly coaches the cello and string sections of the National Children’s Orchestra and Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra.


He started conducting young musicians whilst teaching at Chetham’s School of Music. After moving to London, he studied conducting with Colin Metters, Head of Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music, and attended masterclasses with Rodolfo Saglimbeni and Robert Houlihan at Canford Summer School of Music. He has recently been selected to take part at the Royal Northern College of Music Conducting Weekend.