About me

Julián Mansilla biography Born in Bahía Blanca, dabbled in music by studying the piano and saxophone at the Conservatory of Music in his hometown, he finished his career as Professor of Music (Saxophone), whose title is currently a teacher of different classes in this institution and in others. In recent years, driven by bandoneonistic legacy of his grandfather, began studying…

ArchivoTango Project

Archivo Tango is a historical compilation project about tango in my hometown of Bahía Blanca and the area. The project seeks both to preserve and disseminate key moments in the history of tango in the interior of the country. The main source of information compiled is photography, although audios, posters, sheet music and other important memories of the time have…

Musical Teaching

Teaching has been a vocation that began when I was young and today occupies most of my professional life. I remember my mother showing me an ancient Chinese proverb that was engraved in my memory: When I listen, I forgot When I see, I remember When I Do, I learn. It is impossible to learn by being passive and it…

Típica en Conserva Orchestra

I have the privilege of working together with Professors Ivan Prosiuk, Gastón Ares and a large bar of musicians, taking this beautiful journey through Tango and the life of a great orchestra. The Orquesta Típica project “en conserva” of the Bahia Blanca music conservatory is a space where the musical legacy of tango is learned and taught. Among its objectives,…

Tangos from another port

    Lucho Sellan (guitar) and Julián Mansilla (bandoneón) propose to bring to light tangos that were born miles away from the city of Buenos Aires, but that their smell of Puerto and Milonga are unmistakable. Tangos from another port, are works by musicians from Bahia Blanca and the area that were frozen for decades in old scores, now converted again…

Napostá Quartet

Napostá Cuarteto is a recent group that has musicians with experience in different formations and genres. Born in Bahía Blanca, this group seeks to make instrumental music rich in a variety of styles and sounds. The repertoire focuses on its own themes with folkloric roots that do not leave aside influences from jazz, funk, candombe, Brazilian music, etc., playing between…

Composer

This section includes a catalog of works that I have composed or arranged for different formations. Although the works have arisen randomly during the last years, I have classified them with some criteria in order to facilitate their visualization.   Award-winning or commissioned works RecoNoceR  (2020/2021)  (Piano, Violin & Cello)  Commissioned by The Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham…