Vila teaches chamber music at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève, Switzerland. He is winner of various piano international competitions: First Prize 1989 at the International Piano Competition “Maria Canals” in Barcelona, second prize at the “Alessandro Casagrande” competition in Terni/Italy, and at the “1989 World Piano Competition” in Cincinnati/USA among others. In 2000, he was distinguished as “Invited Member” to the Argentinean Music Council and UNESCO in recognition of his artistic work. In addition to his international concert activity, Vila also trains young musicians and is regularly invited to give piano and chamber music master classes in various European and Latin American countries.