Marcos Ribas

MARCOS RIBAS

Executive Director

His career as a professional musician begins at a very young age with the RAEL group, of which he is a founding member, bassist, guitarist and composer.

Rael is a rock band that in its beginnings stood out for interpreting the music of the legendary English group, Genesis. In 1992 they recorded Mascaras Urbanas, their first CD with their own compositions and between 2006 and 2008 their last CD, Líneas Nuevas.

He has played in the most important theaters of Buenos Aires, presented concerts in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, sharing the stage with rock stars such as Steve Hackett (former guitarist of Genesis) and Rick Wakeman (keyboardist of the group YES).

After the birth of her two children, she created an innovative workshop of "Musical Exploration" for children in pre-school age, which is taught to more than 500 children weekly.

His mastery and versatility have allowed him to work for more than 10 years with groups as varied as: kindergartens, disabled, children at social risk, seniors, teachers and educators, doctors and therapists, professionals and business executives.

TRAJECTORY

Between 1994 and 2006 he participated in more than 10 projects and residence courses related to Guitar Craft Seminars, a program founded by Robert Fripp, guitarist and also founder of the renowned British group, King Crimson. 

In 2000 he founded the Chilean-Argentine group Sur Pacifico, an important exponent of avant-garde music, with whom he edited the CD, "En el Principo", which has received excellent international critics. 

In 2006 he was a member of The League of Crafty Guitarists, an international ensemble of guitarists, "visible face" of Guitar Craft in the world. 

In February 2008 he founded "Rhythmic Connection", after traveling to USA (in August 2007) where he participates in an intensive course with Kalani, one of the most outstanding exponents of the movement of recreational music in the USA. 

In October 2009 he visited Scotland where he participated in an intensive VMC course, led by who is considered the father of the "Drum Circle Movement"; Arthur Hull. 

He has recently participated in a residence seminar with the famous American singer, Bobby McFerrin creator of the well-known song "Do not Worry, Be Happy" and winner of nine Grammy awards. 

It is based on the principle that music should be valued, not only as a form of entertainment, but as a practical methodology to achieve change, in people, groups and the community. We use musical expression as a tool for transformation and personal and group development.