Christian Ibáñez studied at the Royal Higher Conservatory of Music of Madrid (Spain) under Enrique Rioja. He was a member of the Spanish National Youth Orchestra and attended the Orchestra Academy of the Madrid Symphony Orchestra. He was also a member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra and the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra (Germany), with whom he toured Brasil, Russia, Armenia and several European countries.He has performed with many Spanish orchestras (Madrid Symphony, Villa de Madrid Chamber Orchestra, Santa Cecilia Classical Orchestra, Málaga Philharmonic, etc.) and been invited to give masterclasses throughout Spain. In 2013 he was a member of the jury for admissions of the Spanish National Youth Orchestra.