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LAUTARO MANTILLA, DMA is a guitarist, composer, and improviser from Bogotá, Colombia. In his performances, he typically combines guitar, extended vocalization techniques, and homebuilt electronics to create music that is both viscerally affecting and conceptually rigorous. Based in Boston, Lautaro is active in the NY and Boston music scenes and is a faculty member of the Contemporary Musical Arts department, where he co-produces the departmental concerts, teaches Ensembles and Studio lessons, in addition to serving as Chair of Contemporary Musical Arts Preparatory School and Continuing Education at New England Conservatory.

Lautaro holds a Bachelor’s degree in Classical guitar from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá (Colombia), a Master’s in guitar and improvisation and a Doctorate in composition, both from New England Conservatory.


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