With experience in pedagogy, special education, attention focusing, coaching, French horn and music education, Francis Gagliardi (Venezuela) is a teacher of music theory, music initiation and French horn. She is the designer and and program leader for Young Leaders in El Sistema Greece. Interested in sharing good practice and further advancing her teaching, Francis has also been a lecturer at the El Sistema Academy in Sweden, acts as a pedagogical advisor and teacher trainer for the Music-Art Project (El Sistema Serbia) and is part of the Firebird first team at the Academy for Influence through the Music (AIM) Hilti Foundation