Born in 1994 in Rancagua, Chile. His passion for music arose at an early age through the Folklore of his native Chile. He received classes with Professor Jeremías Cáceres and later professional studies of Piano performance at Universidad Mayor Conservatory in Santiago de Chile with Victoria Foust.

He also graduated with honor in Bachelor’s degree in 2018 at MUK – Music and Arts University of the city of Vienna and currently is completing a Master’s degree with Univ. Prof. Klaus Sticken.


He has achieved to quickly become one of the main exponents in his region and country, emphasizing his versatility with both classical and folkloric-popular repertoire, as a desire to rescue the music of his country. As a soloist, he has won the Amigos del Teatro Municipal Scholarship and the Rancagua Municipality Scholarship, as well as prizes in important international competitions such as 22°, 24° and 25°
Claudio Arrau International Piano Competition, 5° ÖJAB International Music Competition , 16° OSAKA International Music Competition and 35° Delia Steinberg International Piano Competition. He has also performed on important stages and music halls, including the Municipal Theater of Santiago, Regional Theater of Rancagua, Gesellschaft für Musiktheater in Vienna. He has been invited to the 1° Texas State International Piano Festival, 14° and 15° International Chamber Music Festival "Musica Mundi".


As a chamber musician, he stands out in the Duo Caleidoscopio, Trio Mosaik (which has the "Audience Prize" and sponsorship in the 17° International Chamber Music Competition "Fidelio" 2018), Trio Terranova (which has the "Espoir Prize" in the 20° International Music Competition OSAKA 2019), Duo Gossner - Llanos Campos (which was awarded with the "Primo Premio Assoluto" at the 31° International European Music Competition Cittá di Moncalieri 2019 and the 2nd prize at the International Music Competition Danubia Talents 2020), and the Duo Selvaggio (which has the recording of the album "El Canto del Cisne negro").

As recording projects he released his debut album "Un corazón al fin del Mundo" (2017) at the Regional Theater of Rancagua in Chile. He is currently preparing his next album, "Fantasía Chilena", a tribute to Chile of the 19th century.

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