Rubén Gallardo, it's a soundtracks composer, was born in Mallorca (Balearic Islands) in 1992, entering on the world of music at a very young age.
At the age of six, Rubén already knew how to play several instruments, including piano, flute, guitar and drums.
From the age of 15, he began to be part of musical groups included in several styles and in which thanks to these, he began to make contacts within the musical sector in Mallorca.
Self-taught and by 'curiosity', he began in musical composition, making his first compositions starting his first symphonic works.
During the following years, he trained as a sound technician and graduated as a music producer.
Once he finished his studies, Rubén joined the leading guitarist of the Mallorcan singer-songwriter Sara Reus, with whom he would start a tour in 2015 throughout the Balearic panorama and some points of the peninsula after Sara's first release.
At the end of the tour, Rubén meets Marcos Callejo (Mallorcan filmmaker), who gives him the opportunity to make the Soundtrack of the Zerø feature film. The following year, the composer begins to compose said Soundtrack, this being his first symphonic work for the image.
Half a year later, the film opens in the framework of the International Films In Fest Festival (2017), awarding the young composer the award for 'Best Soundtrack'.
This, aroused the interest of several directors, including the filmmaker Antoni Caimari, who commissioned him to make the Soundtrack for the short film 'Ma Belle' (2017), starring Macarena Gómez. From there, Rubén discovers his new vocation in the audiovisual sector and begins to train himself in composition for audiovisual media.
After finishing the MaBelle soundtrack and completing some commercials assignments, Rubén embarks on the composition of his instrumental project 'Luna', fusing ethnic music together with music from soundtracks. The album, released in the summer of 2018, leads to various media outlets beginning to arouse interest in the young composer, conducting interviews and explaining the creative process of 'Luna' and his previous works. After the release, Rubén states that 'Luna' belongs to a musical trilogy with a creative process of 7 years from its first release to the last.
That same year, Rubén composed several Soundtracks for short films and advertising together with the Soundtrack for the feature film Retorno, premiered at the Atlántida Film Fest with great repercussion in the Balearic media. La Banda Sonora, is launched in November 2018 organized by the Association of Friends of the Bands of Balearic Sound (ABABS) and 39Escalons Cinema Club, with a presentation of almost two hours, where the composer, along with the director, Marcos Callejo, they explained the composition process and the secrets that the Soundtrack hides. That same day, Rubén receives recognition from ABABS and 30Escalons for his work for Return.
Thanks to the recognition and his new work in Return, Rubén receives several musical commissions.
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In (2019), the composer receives several nominations for his works and a new award for Best Soundtrack in the Third Edition of the International Films InFest Festival for his work in 'Retorno'.
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Currently the composer is composing new musical works including two feature films.