Updated: Feb 3, 2021
Leda Torres is a pianist and arranger. She was born in Lobería, Buenos Aires in 1987, but it was Mar del Plata where she settled as a child.
She began formal musical studies at the Centro Polivalente de Arte, from which she graduated with a bachelor's in Communication, Art, and Design, but also with parallel programs in piano and tango.
Since 2006, she resides in Buenos Aires. She holds a degree as an Instrumentalista Superior in Popular Music with Tango specialization from the Escuela Popular de Musica of Avellaneda. Additionally, she has a degree in Argentine Music from the National University of San Martín. She teaches at the Morón Conservatory of Music and as a freelancer.
From the early stages of her career, she gained recognition in the contemporary tango scene, as well as a collaborator with the four-hands duo “Suarez & Torres” which has become a very successful ensemble. They are a proud homoparental family that belongs to the LGBTQ+ community.
Furthermore, Leda Torres dedicates significant effort toward transcribing orchestral works and music from the greatest pianists of the twentieth century.