Leonard Erokhin Gómez

Leonard Erokhin Gómez

Born in Valladolid, Spain, in 2012. Since 2022, he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Aline Foriel-Destezet Cello Chair with professor Ivan Monighetti. He has been granted a scholarship by Fundación Albéniz.

Coming from a family of musicians, he begins to study cello at the age of five. Since 2019, he studies in Madrid with professor Alexander Osokin and takes active part in Fundación Princesa de Asturias Summer Camps.

In 2021, he has won several competitions such as the 1st Ars Astra International Online Competition in Moscow, Russia; “String Premium”, Belarus; San Remo Music International Competition, Italy; IMMC International Moscow Music Competition, Russia; the 23rd Minsk Slavic Encounters International Competition-Festival, Belarus; Leopold International Competition, France; 2021 Nouvelles Étoiles Young International Competition, France; Europe Talents International Art Festival & Competition and the 10th Vigo Competition, Spain.

He plays a ¾ antique cello, courtesy of luthier Jardón Rico.