Born in Buenos Aires in 1964, Geraldo Vila began his musical studies at a young age. Following a number of first prizes in piano competitions he was selected by Maria Tipo to complete his training with her at the „Conservatoire de Genève“ where he received 1987 „Premiere Prix de Virtuosité avec distinction“. He has performed as solosist with orchestras throughout Europe, including the Orchestra de la Suisse Romande, Orchestre de Chamber de Lausanne, Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra and has appeared in the Lucerne, Gstadd, Bratislava and Lisbon festivals. He was distinguished in various international competitions winning among others the First Prize 1989 «Maria Canals» in Barcelona. Vila teaches chamber music at the «Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève» and in addition to his concert activity, he trains young musicians, giving master classes in Europe and Latin America.