Born in Madrid in 1995, Leo de Maria began his musical training at the age of 11. He studied in Madrid under the direction of Maestro Leonel Morales, and later completed his Master’s studies with Maestro Pavel Gililov at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Performing in many countries around the world, he is also a Professor at the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts of the University Alfonso X El Sabio of Madrid (UAX) and the Superior School Forum Musikae (FMK).
Leo de María has won more than 40 national and international awards. Highlights include
Second Prize in the International Competitions Johann Nepomuk Hummel of Bratislava, Santa Cecilia of Oporto in Portugal, Épinal of France,and Third Prize at the International Competition Ettore Pozzoli of Seregno.