ABOUT LEANDRO GARDINI
"I am not everything that music is but music is everything that I am."
Leandro was born in Brazil and he has been composing, orchestrating and arranging to the Music Industry for the last fifteen years.
During this time he has been participating in several film projects which some of them can be seen here.
Leandro also became one of the unique musicians of his generation. In 2011, he was awarded by an important Brazilian association, APCA (Paulista's Association of Art's Critics) as the "Composer Revelation of the Year".
Leandro has recently been awarded the 1st Prize Winner at Berlin International Film Scoring Competition 2018 with his score for the short movie Sputnik by the director Maxim Zhestrov.
He has studied with great mentors since the beginning of his education. Among them, it is included the Brazilian pianist Antonio Bezzan, the Hollywood orchestrators Scott Smaley and Conrad Pope and the Hollywood composer Christopher Young. He also studied the Composition Course Equal Interval System (EIS) with the composers David Blumberg, Ardell Hake and Glenn Jordan.
For more than three years he has undertaken and produced the TV Talk Show "Trilhando Clássicos" which is responsible for the biggest collection of interviews with renowned Brazilian classical musicians.
After being a finalist of Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest for Emerging Composers (2014), with his composition for "Sebastian's Voodoo", he was called to be a judge for next three years of the contest.