Rubén Orio (Spain, 1988) is a musician based in Brussels. His work covers contemporary, experimental and improvisational new music formats.

He is a member of ICTUS ensemble in Brussels. He co-founded The Third Guy electric guitar-percussion duo together with Primož Sukič, and FRAMES percussion quartet in Barcelona.

He has been working in multidisciplinary projects, together with other artists as the photographer/painter Lore Stessel, choreographers as Meg Stuart, Ula Sickle, Vera Tussing, Jeanne Colin or Joan Català, and sound artists as Stijn Demeulenaere, Stephan Quix or Hans Roels.

He has been performing in venues and festivals such as Biennale di Venezia, MaerzMusik Berlin, Festival d’automne, Opéra de Paris, Festival van Vlaanderen Kortrijk, SPOR festival in Aarhus, OSTRAVA days, or MIXTUR festival in Barcelona.

He currently teaches at the Royal Conservatory of Liège, as assistant teacher in the percussion class of Gerrit Nulens. He has been invited by the Youth Orchestra from Spain as an assistant director of Miquel Bernat for Drumming by Steve Reich, as well as to give rhythm workshops at PARTS, the ROSAS dance school in Brussels.