Camilo Pajuelo Valdez (born July 2, 1973) is a Peruvian musician and researcher. Has studied guitar performance at the National Conservatory of Music of Lima, and has received his Master of Arts from the University of Helsinki. He is currently working towards his doctoral degree at the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies (Musicology) of the University of Helsinki.
Besides his musical activity as guitar soloist, has developed his career as a chamber musician. Thus, has founded and performed with ensembles such as the trio Zumbayllu, the guitar quartet Temple Diablo, the duo Fueye Trinador, and the Grupo Ondú. At present, he is performing, among other bands, with the duo Cantares and also cooperates with the Ensemble Wirakocha. He has combined his interest on research and musical practice by giving concerts, presentations and workshops in several countries (Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Lithuania, Norway, Peru, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland).
Furthermore, he has taught at the National Conservatory of Music, the National School of Folk Arts “José María Arguedas”, the Catholic University of Lima, and as a visiting lecturer at University of Helsinki and the University of Valladolid. He has also worked as a guitar teacher at the Sibelius Academy (Global Music Department, University of the Arts Helsinki). He is currently working as a guitar teacher at the Espoon Steinerkoulu, Sävelmetsä and the International School of Music, Finland.
Camilo teaches guitar lessons in Spanish, English, and Finnish at ISM Finland. To set up a trial lesson with Camilo, please contact us.