Bio

I was born in a small town in the middle of Argentina in 1970. After playing trumpet in band for many years I studied composition and conducting in my home country, as well as in Italy, Switzerland and France, where I have lived since 2002.

I hold master’s degrees from the conservatories of Zurich and Basel, as well as a master’s degree in politics and Cultural Management from the Institute of Political Studies at the University of Strasbourg. Further studies have taken me to the Istituto Superiore Bandistico Europeo (ISEB), in Trento, Italy.

Among my teachers were Franco Cesarini, Felix Hauswirth, Jan Cober, Eugene Corporon and Tim Reynish.

I work regularly as a guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator in France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, The Netherlands and Slovenia, as well as in Latin-America and the United States.

Some of the groups with whom I have collaborated are Aulos Blasorchester, Musique de Landwehr de Fribourg, Ad-Hoc Blasorchester Nordwestschweiz (Switzerland); World Youth Wind Orchestra Project, World Adult Wind Orchestra Project (Austria); Banda de Lalín, Banda de Jóvenes de la Provincia de Aragón, Banda de Música de Pontevedra, Banda Municipal de Barcelona (Spain); UPOL University Winds (Slovenia); Rovereto Wind Orchestra, Banda della Federazione di Udine (Italy); Orchestre National de Jeunes de France, Orchestre Philarmonique de Strasbourg, Orchestre de Mulhouse Brass, Grand Ensemble de Cuivres d’Alsace GECA Brass (France); Bläserphilharmonie Aachen, Landes Blasorchester Baden-Württenberg, Freiburger Blasorchester (Germany) ; Banda Sinfónica de Córdoba (Argentina); Banda del Estado de Oaxaca (Mexico) Duke University Wind Ensemble, Syracuse University Wind Ensemble (USA).

As a guest professor, I have taught at the MidEurope Festival (Austria); Bundesakademie Trossingen, Landesverband der Musikschulen Baden-Württenbergs (Germany); Conseil Départamental pour la Musique et la Culture CDMC68, Fédération Musicale de Franche-Conté, Association Departementale d’Information et d’actions musicales et choreographiques du Bas-Rhin, ADIAM67, Confederation Musicale de France CMF (France); Istituto Superiore Europeo Bandistico ISEB (Italy); Festival Musiques en Terres de Crüilla, Academia de Val d’Albaida, Federació Catalana de Societats Musicals (Spain); as well as in many workshops and masterclasses around the world.

I also enjoy adjudicating in contests such as Flicorno D’Oro Concorso Internazionale di Riva del Garda (Italy), Fête Fédérale Suisse (Switzerland); Deutsches Musik Fest (Germany); International Wind Band Contest Festival MidEurope (Austria); Concurso de La Sénia (Spain) and the World Music Contest of Kerkrade (The Netherlands).

I teach orchestral conducting at the Conservatoire de Musique de Strasbourg and the Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin (HEAR), where I conduct the Wind Ensemble as well as other projects such as the Symphony Orchestra, the Contemporary Ensemble, Stage Productions, the Brass Band or Percussion Ensembles.

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