Bio

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Pianist, composer and arranger born in 1981. He graduated with a Master degree equivalent in Musical Studies with emphasis in Musical Composition at Maimónides University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has performed on multiple stages and venues throughout Argentina, as well as in Colombia, United States, Germany, France, Spain and Belgium.

In 2009 he released his first solo piano recording Danza and in 2013 Genealogía in trio with Ramiro Gallo (violin) and Ernesto Méndez (guitar). In 2017 he produced the LP Dueño no tengo, first release of Don Olimpio the first release of the folklore group Don Olimpio where he plays piano, arranges and conducts the octet alongside esteemed colleagues Nadia Larcher, Juampi Di Leone, Milagros Caliva, Federico Randazzo, Juan Manuel Colombo, Diego Amerise and Agustín Lumerman. The LP was nominated to «Premios Gardel» and was chosen by the newspaper La Nación as one of the best LPs edited in 2017. In 2019, they released Mi fortuna, which was awarded by the National Arts Foundation.
Since 2015 he plays in Trío with Juan Quintero and Santiago Segret. In 2018 they released Patio which was awarded a «Premio Gardel» as best folk album.

In 2016 Andrés won a prize from the Fondo Nacional de las Artes for his work “Rodar la Voz”. That same year he also won a fellowship to work on the project «10 arrangements for an Ensamble» which is available for free download at his web site (10 arreglos para Ensamble)
He has shared the stage alongside many great musicians of Argentina such as Juan Falú, Vitillo Ábalos, Liliana Herrero, Rudi Flores, Hilda Herrera, Matías Martino, among others.

Since 2018 he curates the «Ciclo de pianistas» in Café Vinilo, Buenos Aires.

As a teacher, he has a lot of experience giving courses and classes of Argentinian Music in his country and abroad (Colombia, Germany, France). He has participated on the team «Cajita de Música Argentina» directed by Juan Falú, travelling and teaching in many primary and secondary schools around Argentina. In Buenos Aires, he teaches Argentinian Music at the University of San Martin and the Conservatory Manuel de Falla.

 


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