The Members

Foto Fran MediumFrancisco Ferrero – Piano

He started his piano studies in the city of Córdoba with different teachers such as Lidia Mazzieri and Hermes Bálsamo. In 2005 he entered Félix T. Garzón Music Conservatory and studied with Jorge Romero and Victoria Azurmendi. At the same time he attended National University of Córdoba and got a degree as a Musical Composition Professor in 2010 and the University’s Award to academic merit.

In 2011 he moved to Buenos Aires to study Tango and Folklore in “Escuela de Música Popular e Avellaneda” with teachers such as Julián Peralta, Adriana Leguizamón and Juancho Farías Gómez. Meanwhile he continued his piano studies with Nicolás Ledesma and Lilián Saba.

That same year he entered Emilio Balcarce Tango School Orchestra conducted by Victor Lavallén. He graduated in 2012 after the recording of the album “Mistonguero”.
In 2010 he was part of “Las Luces” Tango Threesome as pianist and music arranger.

He has been the Sexteto’s pianist and musical director since 2011.

Foto Nico MediumNicolás Maceratesi – Bandoneon

He started his musical studies in 2003 with Leonardo Álvarez, a guitar and musical theory teacher. En 2004 he entered “Conservatorio Juan Manuel de Falla” where he studied bandoneon until 2006.

In 2007 he started studying bandoneon with Marcos Madrigal. Afterwards he received a scholarship to study Harmony and Musical History in Tango National Academy with José Luis Motta.

Since 2008 he started playing in Alberto Di Paulo Orchestra, De Angelis Sextet, and the tango show presented in “Confitería La Ideal”.

In 2011 he entered Emilio Balcarce Tango School Orchestra conducted by Victor Lavallén. He graduated in 2012 after the recording of the album “Mistonguero”. That same year he started playing in Sexteto Visceral. He participated in the company “Tango: viaje al sentimiento” and travelled to different cities of Brazil. He was also a member of the tango company “Araca Tango” in the city of Buenos Aires.

In 2012 he formed “Trío Revirado” where he plays bandoneon and also makes musical arrangements and played in Oscar Kraimer Quintet. That same year he travelled throughout Italy with Hermanos Macana’s company “Tango Macho”.

In 2013 he was invited to integrate “Maturana”, a rock band that was nominated to the “Premios Gardel”. He also played in the group “Marcapiel” and was part of Amelita Baltar’s quintet. He travelled to Australia as a soloist and musical director of the company “Tango y nada más”.

Foto Mauro MediumMauro Paternoster – Guitar

 

He was born in the city of Buenos Aires and started his guitar studies in 1990 with Maximiliano Gagliardi. En 2002 he moved to Barcelona, Spain and graduated from Musical Conservatory of Barcelona with honor as a guitarist. At that moment he was a member of the school music’s guitar orchestra and gave a series of concerts as a soloist.

When he returned to Buenos Aires he entered Advanced Music Conservatory Manuel de Falla, where he got a Proffesor degree specialized in Tango and Folklore.

Since 2006 he played with the guitar threesome “Facazo”.

In 2011 he entered Sexteto Viscreal as guitarist and musical arranger.

Foto Martin MediumMartin Wainer – Contrabass

He begins his musical instruction in 1999 studyng electiric bass with Santiago Manta. In 2005 he graduated from Composition with Electroacoustic Media in the Ort Institute, and is awarded by the National Conservatory Carlos López Buchardo and the FARME for his work "Contra Mi" in the contest Electroacoustic Promotions 2005.

In 2008, he started private studies of contrabass with Luciano Dyzenchauz and later with Juan Pablo Navarro, with whom he develops his education to this day.

He participated as a bass player in different recordings: De Ida y Vuelta (Demián Ornstein Trio, 2012), La Corriente (Yacaré Manso, 2013) and Interior (Celeste Táboas, 2014), among others.

In 2015 and 2016 he participes in the Orquesta Escuela de Tango Emilio Balcarce, under the conduction of Victor Lavallén. He has also worked as bass player in the Tango Orchestra of Buenos Aires, conducted by the masters Néstor Marconi and Juan Carlos Cuacci. In 2017 he joined in Sexteto Visceral.

 

Foto Ceci MediumCecilia Barrales – Violoncello

She's graduated in Conservatorio Provincial de Música Julián Aguirre, as violoncello professor. Her teachers were Cecilia Carnuccio, María Eugenia Castro Tarquini and Myriam Santucci.

She continues improving her education taking courses in different areas, with the teachers Eduardo Vasallo, Juarez Johnson y Nicolás Finolli, and Pablo Agri.

During 2011-2012, she was member of the Orquesta Escuela de Tango Emilio Balcarce, graduating after recording the album “Mistonguero”, winner of the Carlos Gardel award in 2014.
She played in the Orquesta Típica Agustín Guerrero, recording the album "XXI", also nominated to Carlos Gardel Awards in 2016.

She performed as cellist in the Symphonic Orchestra of Prefectura Naval Argentina (2008/2014).
She continues improving her education with Myriam Santucci in modern violoncello and with María Jesús Olóndriz in baroque violoncello.

In the educational area, she teaches in Conservatorio Provincial de Música Julián Aguirre since 2011. She also is a staff member of the Orquesta Escuela de San Vicente, in the context of the Proyecto Nacional Orquestas del Bicentenario, since 2013.

Today, she’s member of the Sexteto Visceral.

Foto Javi MediumJavier Kase – Violin

Borned in Buenos Aires, he started his musical studies in the Conservatorio Astor Piazzolla, in which he graduates as Musical Technician in 2008. Nowadays he continues his studies of Superior Professor in Violin, Piano and Chamber Music. He has improved his violin technic with Gustavo Mulé, Olga Szurpik and Daniel Robuschi, meanwhile he continues chamber music Studies with Andrés Gerszenzon and Marta Luna.

He has been performed violin and piano concerts in the Salón Dorado de la Casa de la Cultura, Biblioteca Nacional, Auditorio del Conservatorio Manuel de Falla and in the main hall of the Teatro Colón.

He has been part of the Orquesta Escuela de Tango EMBA, conducted by Fernando Taborda. He also integrated the Orquesta Típica of Nicolás Guerschberg, with wich he traveled to Italy in 2010.

In 2009 he became violin soloist in the bands Barro y Pampa and Astormentados, this last devoted to perform the music of Astor Piazzolla. In 2010 he wins the Hugo del Carril contest, in the field of instrumental bands with Barro y Pampa.

With the Orquesta Típica Imperial he makes a tour by Italy, Switzerland and France in 2011. In 2012 he joined in the tango company of Los Hermanos Macana, wich with he performed a tour through Italian cities, wich was repeated in 2013 due to the success obtained.

Between 2013 and 2014 he became member of the tango show in the houses “Cátulo” and “Café de los Angelitos”. He also joined the band for the tango show in “Neo Romantica”, the cruise ship of the Costa company.

In 2014 he entered as violinista in Ojos de Tango, making a travel to Lisboa and Paris with this gruop. He also joined this year to the Chamber Orchestra conducted by Pablo Motta and the Sexteto Visceral. In 2015 he makes a new cruise ship in the “Gold Princess” of the same company, among four months.

Foto Hernan MediumHernán Fernández – Voice

He was born in Buenos Aires’s neighborhood Parque Patricios and started singing tango in “El Bar del Chino” a historical pub from Pompeya.

His artistic education has been developed in three ways: Theatre with the teacher Diana Mestre and in the Centro Cultural Borges with Javier Lorenzo.
Dance, in the Escuela Argentina de Tango with Jorge Firpo and Aurora Lubiz.

Music and vocal technique: Conservatorio Superior de Música Manuel de Falla (Bs. As.), with Silvia Gainza, Oscar Ferrari and Roxana Barbará.

In 2005 he formed a duet with guitarist Fernando Sánchez and played in different pubs, milongas and theatres of the city of Buenos Aires and the Gran Buenos Aires.

In 2007 he started singing in La Furca Typical Orchestra where he sand for a year and gave different concerts in Buenos Aires and different provinces of Argentina.

He worked in tango shows in places such as “Complejo Tango Show”, “La rueda de Caminito” and “La barrica Tango show”.

During these years he worked with different groups such as “Carancanfunfa”, “Puente Alsina”, “Cabuleros” y guitarists such as Adrian La Cruz, Mariano Heller, Leandro Niquitoff, Hernán Díz, Pablo Covacecich.

He is the one of the singers of Negro La Boca Quintet since 2010, recording three albums with this gruop. He also plays with pianist Ovidio Velázquez and the guitar threesom Lacruz– Heler -Nikitoff.

He entered Sexteto Visceral in 2011.

He has been member of the staff in the musical “Evita Vive”, performing a leading role, under the conduction of Peter McFarlane and Susana Rojo.

He has made international tours with the tango companies “La Pasión del Tango” and “Evita Vive”, and also with the Negro la Boca Quintet, travelling for different cities in Peru, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Scotland, England, Germany, France and Spain. In 2013, he made a tour in China with “Balvanera Tango” company.