Born in 1961 in Córdoba, Argentina. Studies in composition and conducting at the National University of La Plata, Argentina. Ph.D. in composition at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He holds numerous prices, stipends and commissions, among others: Forum '91 Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, De Ijsbreker, the Nieuw Ensemble, the Opera of Stuttgart, the Hannoveraner Tage für Neue Musik, the Europäischer Musikmonat, the Ensemble Intercontemporain-IRCAM. 1998/2000/2001 Stipend from ZKM (Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe). 1995/96 Stipend from Akademie Schloß Solitude.
As a conductor, after an early start conducting traditional orchestral repertoire, he concentrated in new music. 1990/93 Conductor at CEOB (Center for Experimental Opera and Ballet, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires). To the present he has premiered more than 150 works, ranging from chamber works to Opera, collaborating among others with, June in Buffalo Chamber Ensemble, JIB Brass Ensemble, The Instrumental Factor, New York New Music Ensemble, Buffalo Philharmonic, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, Champ d'Action, Ensemble Resonanz, the Darmstadt Festival, Basel Sinfonietta, etc. Since 1996 he conducts the Thürmchen Ensemble. He has recorded for Mode Records, WERGO, Deutschland Funk, etc.
He has taught composition and related studies at the State University of La Plata, Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo), the State University of New York at Buffalo and at the University of Birmingham, UK. Presently he teaches Composition and is Director of the Electronic Music Studio at the Basel Musik-Akademie in Switzerland.