Juanjo Corbalán

Juanjo Corbalán Juanjo has developed a very special style which integrates all the influences perceived during his artistic career which is just booming.
Born in 1991 in Asunción, Paraguay and following the steps of his brother Sixto he starts playing harp with him at age 8, growing up as harpist by the hand of different recognized harpists.

He achieved several awards as best interpreter on important national festivals like Festival del Takuare´ẽ (2006) and the Festival Paraguayhaicha (2005) and others. In his permanent search for innovation and adjustment of the paraguayan music to the actuality he studies with Master Nicolas Caballero, integrating his techniques in his musical language. At the same time he is approaching harmony and improvisation with Professor Carlos Shvartzman.

With his very personal style which reflects in his compositions, he achieves a number of awards as composer and wins the First Composing Competition for Paraguayan Harp organized by the Office of Festival Mundial del Arpa en Paraguay (2008) with his theme "Disturbios" (Disturbances).

Performances on various international venues may proof his artistic qualities: in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Poland, Serbia, Hungary an others.

Actually he performs with his brother Sixto Corbalán as Harp Duo "Hermanos Corbalán", also innovating in this conformation, one of the most recognized in Paraguay and Latin América.

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