After graduating in Conducting and Tuba from the Superior Conservatory of Music "Joaquín Rodrigo" in Valencia, Robert Ferrer attended courses and masterclasses in Conducting with Manuel Galduf, later also with Sylvain Cambreling in Mainz and Luxembourg, with Zsolt Nagy in Brno and with Yaron Traub, Enrique García Asensio and Cristóbal Soler in Valencia. Furthermore, he was awarded a scholarship to continue his studies in Conducting with Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek in Madrid, Paris and London. Nowadays he is doctoral candidate in Conducting and Musicology.
Mro. Ferrer has led many notable groups as principal or guest conductor and in 2006 he founded the Ensemble Col Legno, and as its artistic director and chief conductor he has conducted various premieres of new works and other performances in Valencia and abroad.