Leopoldo Osio, director
Jam Music School in Naas: Leo has been continously working since 2010 at this innovative school in Naas as Piano instructor, covering both Classical and Popular music.
Royal County School of Music in Trim: While living in Trim, Leo also tought for a period of a year (2014-2015) at the RCSM, mostly preparing students for the Royal Irish Academy of Music examinations.
The Jazz Lab: Since 2014, Leo has been a tutor at the The Jazz Lab, the only Program offering non-academic Jazz ensemble courses in Dublin.
Leopoldo’s interest in music led him to study at several universities in 3 countries to improve his knowledge in different areas of the music, including:
Classical, Jazz and Latin Music at IUDEM-Venezuela
Popular Music at Conservatory Souza Lima–Brazil
Newpark Music Centre in Dublin–Ireland where he was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Performance (Hons) in 2010.
Pianist Leopoldo Osio was born in Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela. He has more than 15 years of Professional experience, performing at important Music Festivals, Theatres and Music Venues around Europe and South America.
Places of performances include countries like Venezuela, Brazil, Uruguay,Colombia, Spain, Russia, Slovakia and Ireland.
International Jazz Festivals and Clubs include Bratislava Jazz Days 2014, Lucenec Jazzove Listie 2014, Bray Jazz Festival, Cork Jazz Festival, Galway Jazz Festival, Limerick Jazz Festival,Festival of The World Cultures in Dun Laoghaire, Electric Picnic, Music al Carrer in Denia Spain, XII Festival Jazz al Parque in Bogota-Colombia, Nagua-Nagua Jazz Festival in Venezuela, El Hatillo Jazz Festival in Venezuela, Festival de Jazz en el Orinoco in Venezuela , Margarita Jazz Festival in Venezuela. Jazz clubs: JJ Smyths and Peacock Theatre in Dublin, Sindikat Jazz Club and Ao Vivoin Sao Paulo, Cafe Mercedes Jazz in Valencia-Spain, Forte Jazz Club and The Vniigaz Auditorium in Moscow among many others.
Leo has also worked as an accompanist for some orchestras in Ireland such as Dublin City Jazz Orchestra and Hot House Big Band and in Venezuela he also worked with Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho, Dr. Carlos Mohle and Estado de Nueva Esparta Symphonic Orchestras among many others.