Mauro Godoy-Villalobos 2017-07-21T11:15:32+00:00

Who is Mauro Godoy-Villalobos?

Born in Santiago de Chile in 1967, Mauro Godoy Villalobos grew up in Växjö in Sweden. He now lives and works as a composer in Stockholm. Villalobos started studying guitar at the Music Conservatory “Civica sculo di música” in Milan. For the last fifteen years he has focussed on musical composition and continued his studies under the supervision of the composers Henrik Strindberg, Per Mårtensson and Johan Hammerth.

Villalobos’ compositions both solo works and orchestral pieces have been performed worldwide on a regular basis. His compositions include works for solo guitar, duos with piano, chamber music, choral music, works for string orchestra, wind orchestra and symphony orchestra. His latest project is a Guitar Concerto with orchestra called Qualia written for the Swedish guitarist Georg Gulyas.

Read more about the project here

Rewards and prizes

3rd place at the “Concurso Internacional de Composición para Guitarra AMERICA” July 2017

1st Prize in MOZART ON..COMPETITION international composition comp.Osaka,Japan 2016

Winner of of the International Call for Scores, Tetraktys Guitar Quartet, Mexico 2016

1st Prize in CLAXICA 2015 international composition competition Bologna,Italy 2015

1st Prize in CGSV International composition competition “Homage to Heitor Villa-Lobos” Melbourne 2015

1st Prize – International Call for Composers conDiT , Buenos Aires 2014

Winner of of the International Call for Scores Spaziomusica Ricerca Cagliari, 2014

Winner of of the International Call for Scores Invisible Cities Project, Napoli 2014

2nd prize in the composition competition “Inför invigningen av Årsta kyrka” for orchestra,harp and organ,Stockholm 2012


Below is a small selection of works by Mauro, click on the pictures to listen and read more

Listen to previous works