Lautaro Mantilla is a guitarist, composer, and improviser from Bogota, Colombia. He recently graduated from New England Conservatory receiving a Doctorate in Composition / Contemporary Improvisation. Based in Boston, Mantilla is an active musician from the NY and Boston music scenes as well as a Faculty member of the Contemporary Improvisation department, where he co-produces the departmental concerts, teaches Ensembles and Studio Lessons, in addition to serving as Chair of Contemporary Improvisation Preparatory School and Continuing Education

B.A. in Classical Guitar, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia); M.M., G.D in Contemporary Improvisation and D.M.A in Composition/CI, NEC.