Mayra León

Director of the Simón Bolívar Conservatory of Music and the El Sistema Research and Documentation Center

Mayra León - Directora del Conservatorio de Música Simón Bolívar y del Centro de Investigación y Documentación de El Sistema

Musician, University teacher. Doctor in Education, Magister in Art, Aesthetic mention and Professor in Music Education. Mandolinist, Director of Choirs and Orchestras. He ventures into the conduction of children’s choirs in El Sistema with Master Irina Capriles in the nucleus of La Rinconada with the children singers of Caracas, later he develops his pedagogical work and conducting initiation, children’s and youth orchestras in the San Agustín Nucleus, Centro Academic Infantil Montalbán and Guarenas, simultaneously he is part of groups such as the Alberto Grau Cantoria, Musicam Sacra, Orfeón Juan Bautista Plaza, Multifonía with Maestro Iván Adler, participating in different events, operas, symphonic-choral and orchestral productions together with national teachers and international She is a researcher in the fields of Planning and Evaluation of musical learning, Music Didactics, Neuroscience and Music, sociocultural processes, cognitive semiotics and aesthetics. At the Sojo Foundation, she assisted researcher Numa Tortorelo in publishing the Iconography of Venezuelan Composers. She is the head of the Department of Teaching Practices at the Universidad Pedagógica Experimental Libertador, Instituto Pedagógico de Caracas, UPEL-IPC, sharing this work with the Academic Training Program of El Sistema. Some publications: Musical Neurodidactics and Learning Processes. An Approach for the Formation of the Musical Educator. UNESCO. IESALC. Higher Education and Society Magazine; “The Undergraduate Activity through Teaching Practice: Educational Research” Revista de Investigación- UPEL- IPC; “The Pedagogical Practice of UPEL Music Education Teachers Under The Action Theory Approach”. RIEAC Electronic Magazine. She participated in the 5th Congress-Workshop on Neuroscience, Education and Emotional Intelligence. 7th Conference on Neuropsychoeducation. 2015. Buenos Aires. Argentina.


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