Ariel Pirotti was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a pianist, composer, arranger and an orchestra director.He is graduated in the bachelor’s degree of Musical Arts from the National University of the Arts (UNA) in Argentina.
He was nominated for the Latin Grammy 2017 in the category “Best Tango Album” and received the 2016 Gardel Award, as the “Best New Tango Artist “.
He is the director, pianist and arranger of the Tango Orchestra of the UNA (National University of the Arts in Argentina). This earned him the support of distinguished personalities of Buenos Aires musical and poetic environment like Susana Rinaldi, the poet Horacio Ferrer and Juan Carlos Cuacci who participated as guests in the recording of the orchestra´s first CD titled “El Rejunte” (the Gathering).
He was granted and awarded by the National Fund of the Arts (FNA), and received the “Gobbi de Oro 2011”,Prize awarded by the National Academy of Tango.
He was invited by the Argentine Music Orchestra “Juan de Dios Filiberto” as solo pianist and participated as arranger in the 100 years of the Tango song tribute concert. He has participated in several international festivals, European and Latin American Tours and has given concerts in important Buenos Aires halls and the rest of the country.