Mauro ArbustiBorn in Rome, he completed his musical studies at the “S. Cecilia ”in Rome, graduating brilliantly in Piano in 1986 under the guidance of Sergio Cafaro and in 2000 in Chamber Music with full marks, under the guidance of Marco Lenzi. In 1987 he won a scholarship awarded to him by the Hungarian Academy to participate in the course of the University of Esztergom on the "Z. Kodály ”.
Parallel to an intense concert activity carried out in major Italian cities, his international career led him to perform as a soloist, in chamber ensembles and with orchestras for prestigious musical institutions. He has given recitals in Colombia, Venezuela, United States of America, Austria, Belgium, Morocco, Spain, Malaysia, Canada, and in Romania, where he also presented in the city of Botoşani in the first national performance, the Piano Concerto for 4 hands. and orchestra of C. Czerny with the State Philharmonic Orchestra.
He has been an interpreter in numerous radio and television recordings (RAI, Romanian National Radio, Vatican Radio, etc.), he has been part of judging commissions in various national piano competitions.
Without neglecting his solo activity, his musical inclination led him to devote himself more and more to Chamber Music, performing programs in duo, trio, quartet and other different groups, turning slowly in addition to the usual concert programs, even to readings of compositions by authors less performed or even less known to the general public (such as the concert organized and performed at the Academic Hall of the "S. Cecilia" Conservatory in Rome for the dissemination of the music of Robert Kahn, a pupil and friend of Johannes Brahms) , performing for some time also with the violinist Federico Piccotti and the cellist Erica Piccotti (also playing with the latter for the national presentation of her first CD in place of the pianist Itamar Golan), two young emerging talents in the international field, which are receiving more and more support on all continents.

Particularly inclined also for piano accompaniment for dance, he regularly collaborates with the Corps de Ballet of the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma under the direction of Eleonora Abbagnato; with the Ballet School of the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, directed by Laura Comi; he held the position of "Accompanist Pianist" at the National Academy of Dance in Rome for 12 years.
As for the collaboration with private Centers or Companies he is, and has been collaborator of the Company and of the "Balletto di Roma" school of Walter Zappolini, of the "Astra Roma Ballet" of Diana Ferrara (formerly Étoile of the Teatro dell'Opera of Rome), of the Company "Aterballetto", of "DanzaFB" of Francesca Bernabini, of the "Art Village" of Luciano Cannito; she also played in lessons with Roberto Bolle (Étoile international), Francesca Zumbo (Opéra de Paris), Simona Noja (director of the Ballet School of the Vienna State Opera), Stefania Di Cosmo (Maître de Ballet international), Shirley Esseboom (Nederland Dance Theater), Francesca Carioti (Forsythe Frankfurt Ballet) and many other prestigious names in world dance.
In 2009 he won the audition for accompanist at the Berlin Staatsoper, and in 2011 the auditions for accompanist at the Stuttgart Staatsoper (Stuttgart Ballet) and at the Vienna State Opera.
He is invited to several Italian Conservatories of Music to hold seminars on piano accompaniment for dance.
He holds the chair of Piano Accompanist at the National Academy of Dramatic Art "Silvio D’ Amico "in Rome.