Gastón Ares

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He is a Professor in Harmony, Counterpoint and Musical Morphology from the Faculty of Fine Arts at the National University of La Plata, Argentina. Then, he holds a Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Music in Composition with New Technologies from Superior Music Conservatory Manuel de Falla, Buenos Aires, Argentina. At present, he is attending a postgraduate degree in Arts Sounds at National University of Tres de Febrero, Argentina.

 Since 2005, he has been composing works for soloists, chamber music, ensemble and orchestra. Has participated in national festivals and contemporary concert seasons. Has also received special mentions of his compositions, and several of his works has been selected in national competitions of composition.

 In 2021, his research "La ocupación del espacio musical en Escrito sobre escrito sobre escrito de Marcelo Delgado" was published in the 4th edition of the magazine Cuadernos de Análisis y Debate sobre Músicas Latinoamericanas Contemporáneas of the National Institute of Musicology “Carlos Vega”.

 In 2022, wins the First Prize at the National Competition Composition of Ensemble ArtHaus 2022, with his work “Espectral” for eight instrumentists. Work selected to integrate the catalog of BabelScores.  

 As a pianist and arranger, he has worked for many different Tango formations. At present, he is the pianist and arranger at the Tango Orchestra “Orquesta Típica en Conserva”.  

Since 2006, he has been the professor of Technical Elements of Music III and IV. These two regular and consecutive courses focus on musical languages of Romantic and the 20th-century Music Periods respectively at the Music Conservatory of the city of Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 2011 and 2014, he has taught workshops of Composition and Tango ensemble at the same institution.

 

 

Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Symphony Orchestra


Perpetuo 2018 For Orchestra (2018)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Continuum x 7 Para siete instrumentistas (2016)

Solo Instrument


Despojos Obra para Flauta (2011)
Continuum x 7 Para siete instrumentistas (2016)
Despojos Obra para Flauta (2011)
Perpetuo 2018 For Orchestra (2018)