Born in Santiago de Chile, 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 with maestro Aldo Minella.
In Sweden Mauro continued to study composition with Johan Hammerth, Henrik Strindberg
and Per Mårtensson. He has also received lessons from visiting guest professor Sven-David Sandström.
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
Villalobos has been awarded multiple scholarships and have won seven international
1st Prize Mozart on…International Comp.Competition - Osaka, Japan 2016
1st Prize Claxica International Composition Competition - Bologna, Italy 2015
1st Prize conDiT Concerts of Technological District - Buenos Aires, Argentina 2014
1st Prize CGSV's Villa-Lobos International Comp. Competition - Melbourne, Australia 2014