about leoncarlo

Leoncarlo Canlas is a musician, violinist, and educator based in North Texas. His career took shape while attending the University of North Texas for violin, as Leoncarlo would begin to travel nationwide, performing and speaking at reputable events such as SXSW Festival in Texas, Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado, TEDx Conference in Fargo, and more. He has had the honor of collaboration with esteemed musical acts like Polyphonic Spree, Alejandro Escovedo, and Melanie Safka, to name a few. Off stage, Leoncarlo offers various audio production work, as well as music lessons at Soundbox MusicWorks (formerly known as Bonduris School of Music) in Denton, TX. Leoncarlo released his solo debut album Still Forms in 2016, and is working on new music for an anticipated 2020 release.

Leoncarlo has studied with:

  • Julia Bushkova | University of North Texas 

  • Ricardo Cyncynates  | National Symphony Orchestra

  • Dr. Olga Yanovich | Moscow Gnessin Music Institute