The bandoneonist Facundo Hernán Barreyra comes from Quilmes, a small town near Buenos Aires in the province of Buenos Aires on the banks of the Río de la Plata, studied music at the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes and now lives in Kraiburg a. Inn.
From 1996 to 2002 he studied at the Municipal Music Institute in Avellaneda (IMMA) in Argentina. At the same time he also studied from 1996 to 2002 for the Bachelor of Media Electroacoustic Composition at the National University of Quilmes. From 2001 he studied with various drummers and percussionists such as Norberto Minichilo (Argentina), Phil Maturano (USA), Pete Lockett (Great Britain), Frank Briggs (USA), Gustavo Meli (Argentina).
In September 2006, he began studying at IMMA Instrument Bandoneon with Roberto Chamorro and from 2011 Eleonora Ferreyra. From 2014 to 2017 he studied bandoneon with Nestor Marconi, “Society of Composers from Argentina” (SADAIC). In 2015 and 2016, he studied arrangements for typical tango orchestras with director and composer Ariel Pirotti at the Polo Bandoneon Cultural Center in Buenos Aires.
He is a sought-after bandoneon virtuoso in Argentina, who participated, among others, in the “Bandoneon Viajero”, the 2014 European summer tour under the auspices of the Argentine Foreign Ministry. Numerous performances throughout Europe and regular guest appearances in Buenos Aires testify to a busy concert schedule. The tango chamber music course features Argentine tangos, milongas and vals in the Bandoneon & String Quintet line-up.