Sebastian Androne-Nakanishi is a multiple award-winning composer who writes both contemporary concert music and soundtracks for theater, film & video games.
He studied music composition in Romania, Great Britain and France, his music being performed all around Europe and beyond by established ensembles and orchestras. He finished his Doctorate in 2018 at the National University of Music from Bucharest with the thesis entitled The Compositional Idea. Mechanisms of Informational Transfer in Modern Music and in My Own Works, having Dan Dediu as his doctoral adviser and long time mentor.
Obtaining two Erasmus scholarships, he studied composition with Stefano Gervasoni during his doctoral studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse and with Joe Cutler, Howard Skempton and Ed Bennett during his Masters at the Birmingham Conservatoire.
Convinced of the idea the there is always room for improvement, Sebastian Androne-Nakanishi attended in numerous masterclasses lead by important composers such Mark-Anthony Turnage, Isabel Mundry, Agustín Fernández, Brian Ferneyhough, Richard Ayres, Christopher Fox, Mario Garuti, Laurence Crane, Hanna Kulenty, Errollyn Wallen, Gavin Bryars, Thierry Huillet, Cornel Taranu, Michael Hersch, Gabriel Iranyi, Jörg Widmann, Peter Ruzicka, Adrian Pop, Bernard Cavanna, Miklós Maros, Zygmunt Krauze, Hubert Stuppner, Philip Cashian and Aurel Stroe.
Sebastian Androne-Nakanishi’s tracks