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Gabriel Schebor

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Gabriel Schebor was born in 1965, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There, he studied with Graciela Pomponio, Dolores Costoyas and Víctor Villadangos in the Conservatorio Provincial Juan José Castro, where he also obtained his Diploma in classical guitar. From 1994, he gained interest in early music, specializing in lute, theorbo, baroque guitar and thorough bass, becoming the first theorbo player in Argentina. He studied these instruments with Eduardo Egüez, Dolores Costoyas, and Hopkinson Smith. He has been playing both as a soloist as playing basso continuo with theorbo, baroque guitar, vihuela and lute with leading groups of Argentina, Uruguay and France, including Ensemble Louis Berger (Latin American Baroque), Ensemble Elyma (Latin American and early Italian Baroque), Ensamble Sine Nomine (XVII Century Music with singers), De Profundis (choir from Uruguay), among others. In 2000, he founded La Rosa Púrpura del Plata, devoted to Latin American Baroque music, and in 2004, he founded “L’Accademia dei Filomusi” with Ana Paula Segurola in Montevideo (Uruguay), and performed programs devoted to Latin American Baroque, and Early Italian Baroque. He appears on over 20 CDs and has played solo concerts across South America and Europe. Now, he teaches classical guitar in Conservatorio Provincial Juan José Castro (Buenos Aires), and gives private lessons of lutes, baroque guitar, vihuela, theorbo and thorough bass. He is regular professor for graduate courses in Universidad de la República (Uruguay).