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León Bernsdorf

León Bernsdorf
2021 Solo Piano Fellow

LEÓN BERNSDORF ('20) 28, born in Hamburg, Germany, is a doctoral candidate at The Juilliard School studying with Robert McDonald. León has performed with the Hamburg Youth Symphony Orchestra, Heidelberg Philharmonic, and the Hamburg Camerata, and was awarded third prize at both the 2016 Liszt Competition in Budapest and 2017 Jaen Competition in Spain.


  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 with the Eger Symphony Orchestra, Hungary (2019)
  • Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 with the Albert Schweitzer Youth Orchestra in Hamburg, Germany (2019)


  • Piano Teacher at Virtu Academy
  • General Music Teacher at George Jackson Academy