Lehins Aragon was born in San Cristobal, Venezuela and entered into the world-renowned music program known as El Sistema, which gave him the opportunity to perform and teach throughout Venezuela.At the young age of 13, Lehins was already the concertmaster of the Simon Bolivar Youth Symphony Orchestra of San Cristobal. Lehins was a violin instructor in the states of Tachira and Merida where he helped develop orchestral programs in the towns of Colon, Tovar, and in private schools. In 1995, Lehins worked for a state orchestra that promoted Venezuelan folk music and was a founding member of the San Cristobal Chamber Music Orchestra.Lehins was a member of the San Cristobal Orchestra, Merida Symphony Orchestra, and the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra.
In 1999, Lehins moved to Miami, Florida to continue his education in violin performance. He studied at the New World School of the Arts under the violin studio of Thomas Moore, obtaining a Bachelor of Music Degree in 2005. In Miami, Lehins had many solo performing opportunities as well as becoming involved in orchestral work. Lehins graduated in 2008 with a Master of Arts degree at Florida Atlantic University and during his studies also taught violin and Sight Singing to undergraduate students.
In addition to his orchestral experience in Venezuela, Lehins has also been a key musician in many South Florida ensembles including the Miami Symphony Orchestra where he had the privilege of performing in the renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City. Other orchestras that Lehins has performed with include Hollywood Symphony, Renaissance Classical Orchestra, Palm Beach Pops, and he is currently playing for the Symphony of the Americas. Lehins has experience performing popular music and has collaborated with many pop musicians such as Frank Sinatra Jr., Anne Murray, Kenny Rodgers, Pedro Fernandez, Alberto Santarosa, Cristian Castro and Chayanne among others.
Lehins has had extensive teaching experience and was a music teacher at the New World School of Arts summer camps as well as a violin teacher at V.I.P. kids. Lehins has worked in several violin education programs in South Florida and most recently has developed a music program at Palm Beach School for Autism, which provides lessons for students on the spectrum. Lehins is an active member of the Music Teacher’s National Association and the Palm Beach County Music Teacher’s Association. He also performs regularly in chamber ensembles and often appears as a guest artist in the Palm Beach State College faculty concerts.