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Léo Guiollot holds a master's degree in classical percussion from the Université de Montréal and a 5ème cycle degree from the Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal. He is increasingly active on classical and contemporary Quebec scenes, having recently worked with the Orchestre des Grands Ballets Canadiens, Orchestres symphoniques de Québec, Sherbrooke, Laval, Trois-Rivières, OM, the Toronto Messiaen Ensemble, SMCQ, Ensemble Caprice, Paramirabo, etc.
Founder and director of Movimento, a Brazilian percussion ensemble socially engaged, and more recently director of Kumpa’nia, a percussion ensemble, Léo also has a particular interest in 'world percussion'. He traveled to Cuba, Brazil and Spain to learn and experience traditional styles. His talent for interpretation and his involvement in the community have earned him various distinctions, notably the Lieutenant Governor's Youth Medal and a handful of academic and travel scholarships.