Antonio Gutiérrez Rubio
began playing percussion when he was 5 years old.
Once he finished his percussion degree at Murcia Conservatory (Spain) and Brussels Royal Conservatory (Belgium), he still felt the inquisitiveness of continuing developing the percussion field through different perspectives and, doing deeper research on memorization technique in contemporary percussion.
Therefore, he applied and he was admitted as a official student at Codarts-Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Rotterdam - The Netherlands. Conservatory where he finished his master degree specialized in the contemporary percussion field.
Meanwhile, he was admitted as well at LUCA-Lemmens Institute (Univiersity of Arts) Leuven, Belgium. University where he ended his master degree in Marimba Virtuoso specialization with Magna Cum Laude.
‘I want to research the stage’s limits though the percussion. Moreover, I believe in the pieces as a part of a entire performance where sound, image, feeling and pleasure match together. As a performer I expect from the audience a pleasure of sensations through the performance’