Mauricio Villanueva

Mauricio Villanueva is an experienced opera singer with a demonstrated history of working in the music industry globally. His most recent professional engagements: La Voz Mexico 2022 (The Voice) and the Tony Award winning musical In The Heights at Stages St. Louis.

He is skilled in songwriting, music producing, performing arts, festivals, podcasting, Latin dance and voice singing education. He manages on a professional level multiple genres such as opera, crossover, musical theater, pop, regional Mexican and Latin music. He sings comfortably in four different languages – Spanish, English, Norwegian and Italian – and is skilled in Latin percussion, playing timbales, cajon, and all types of hand percussion.

Mauricio is also an experienced dancer with a background in musical theater, jazz, contemporary, tap and Afro Caribbean rhythms like salsa, timba and rumba. As a professional dancer, Mauricio has performed in congresses such as Scandinavian Salsa Congress in Sweden and St. Louis Salsa Bachata Congress in the US.

Mauricio Villanueva’s Programs

The Shape of Afro Cuban Rhythms