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Pablo Druker, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, began his musical studies in piano with Beatriz Tabares and Antonio De Raco. He studied Orchestral Conducting at the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte (IUNA) with Mario Benzecry and then at the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf with Rüdiger Bohn. During his studies, he has conducted the Bergische Symphoniker, the Romanian Filarmonica “Dinu Lipatti”, the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen, the Symphony Orchestra IUNA and the Symphony Orchestra of the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf. He attended Master Classes in Piano with Jean-Jacques Dünky, Akiko Ebi, Antonio De Raco and in Orchestral Conducting with Peter Rundel, Charles Dutoit, Santiago Santero and Enrique Arturo Diemecke. In addition he has taken lessons in Composition with Santiago Santero and in 2011 he obtained the Melos-Gandini fellowship to study Composition with Gerardo Gandini. As a conductor, he has been always intereted in contemporary music and worked with renowned ensembles such as the Ensemble Lucilin (Luxembourg), the Synergy Vocals (United Kingdom), the Ensemble Süden (Argentina), the Ensemble Opera Nova (Switzerland) and the Ensemble Sonorama (Argentina). He has also participated as conductor at many music festivals, working with important artists such as Salvatore Sciarrino, Gerardo Gandini and Steve Reich. He was musical conductor of the Ensemble Sirius, the Contemporary Music Ensemble IUNA and the Ensemble Musical Campus Bariloche. Besides his activities as conductor, he has worked for several years as a professor for the Musical Forms and Analysis course and as a Teaching Assistant for the Contemporary Music Interpretation course at the IUNA in Buenos Aires, Argentina.