Gabriel Blasberg

“I’ve been using Gonzalez Reeds GD for clarinet for many years. They help me to achieve a vibrant, deep, sound, with a lot of body but at the same time with the necessary flexibility to obtain all the nuances, color variety  clean articulation. They are fantastic!”.

He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied at the National Music Conservatory “Carlos López Buchardo”, graduating as Superior Clarinet Professor in the department of the master Mariano Frogioni, as the best in his class. He completed his education with the master Luis Rossi and in various improvement courses and masterclasses. He was a scholarship holder of Antorchas Foundation and Musical Camping Bariloche, taking musical interpretation courses with Modern Ensamble (Germany), masters Nicolás Chumachenco (Poland), Alberto Lysy and the Wind Quintet of the Argentine Mozarteum, among others.

From a young age he participated in several orchestras, such as the Catholic University of Argentina Symphonic Orchestra, Latin American Orchestra of Musical Youth (Uruguay 1985 and Colombia 1990), Avellaneda City Hall Symphonic Orchestra, National Radio Youth Symphonic Orchestra and National Symphonic Orchestra of Argentina. He was invited to play in CIDESIN Symphonic Band, from Costa Rica, as the main clarinetist. In the year 1989 he joined the Symphonic Band of Buenos Aires, where he’s been the main solo clarinetist since 2016.

He was awarded in competitions such as Coca-Cola in Arts and Sciences Contest, V Banco Mayo Foundation Argentine Music Contest and III Buenos Aires International Music Contest.

He performed in the most important venues of Buenos Aires and other provinces inside Argentina, and on live radio and television shows. He has also developed wide chamber music activity, in different instrumental ensembles. In the last years he has performed as a soloits together with the National Congress Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band of Buenos Aires, Vientos del Sur Symphonic Band, Clarinets Ensemble of the Province of Buenos Aires, Pilar City Hall Symphonic Orchestra and San Isidro Symphonic Orchestra, and has several concerts with orchestra for 2023.

He also made popular music, by being part of the group Vai Passar, with which he recorded an album in 2016.

He’s been teaching clarinet and chamber music from a young age, and in the last years he also taught group classes and talks in the internet.

Nowadays, he’s the Country Chair for Argentina in the International Clarinet Association (ICA) and is part of the team of the cultural association, Clariperu Latin America.