Leonard Jácome, multi-instrumentist, arranger, composer and producer, is one of the Venezuela’s most prolific and accomplished harpists. He has won numerous awards representing Venezuela abroad and has toured and performed throughout Latin America, South Africa, Europe, Japan and UK. He has played in the stage with and the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra.
Leonard is head of the harp department at “El Sistema”. Since he created the Venezuelan harp chair, he has taught over thirty young harpists.
Leonard who, like Edmar Castaneda, is also working to develop a contemporary identity for the South American harp. It is Leonard who asked Jakez (Chairman of CAMAC-HARPS of France) to produce the first venezuelan electric harp.
More info: www.leonardjacome.com