Damián Jorge Ratto born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1981 studied guitar with Horacio Ceballos at the Universidad de Artes. Furthermore he participated in masterclasses of acknowledged guitarists such as Carlé Costa, Sebastián Zambrana and María Isabel Siewers among others. He graduated in composition at the Universidad Católica Argentina. As a composer and performer he participated in concerts and festivals in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Germany and the UK. He is a member of the composer´s association Ars Contemporanea, with which he regularly performs his own works and music from the 20th and 21st century, mainly from Argentinian composers. He teaches guitar, chamber music and counterpoint in various musical institutions in Buenos Aires.