2023 Teaching Artist
Sebastian Sack (he/him) is a composer, arranger, producer, and pianist residing in Los Angeles. Primarily concerned with softness and space, he writes music for visual media, the concert hall, and beyond.
Passionate about exploring the relationship between sound, architecture, and the embedded meanings present in residential space, Sack is currently an Artist-in-Residence at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater. His other architecturally-focused work includes collaborations with Rael Architecture(s) on various documentary projects, with artist Lachlan Turczan in his Wave Space, and completion of a suite for string sextet about four residences in Portland, Oregon.
Sebastian’s recent work for visual media includes the score for a short film directed by María Alvarez premiered at the Tribeca Festival in partnership with indeed.com and Hillman Grad (“Last Days of The Lab”), the score for a documentary by Izzy Rael on the historic Uptown Theater in Washington, D.C., and additional engraving and arranging for the new CBS Evening News music package. His concert music spans the acoustic and electric, including a 4-movement choral setting of selections from Pablo Neruda’s “Cien sonetos de amor”, many works for large jazz ensemble, and various works for dance in collaboration with choreographer Eileen Kim.