Sascha Selke

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Robert and Sascha
Sascha in the Live Room
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Sascha at the Organ

Composer | Orchestrator | Performer (piano) | Music Producer

1967 Born in Hardheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
1972 Family moves to Salzburg, Austria
1986–1992 Studies Philosophy, Musicology and Art History at the University of Salzburg
1987–1988 Member of the “Mozarteum Chor Salzburg”
1992 Graduates with distinction in all fields
1992–1994 Teaches various classes in musicology at the University of Salzburg 

1992 Musicological advisor for

  • Salzburg Festival
  • Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum
  • edition text+kritik
  • Johann-Michael-Haydn-Gesellschaft
  • “Zeitfluss” Festival, Salzburg
  • Denkmäler der Musik in Salzburg
  • Bertelsmann Music Group
  • Sony Music Entertainment
  • col legno Musikproduktion

2003 Composer and orchestrator for film music

  • Stadt-Utopien – China (Documentary, Germany/PRC, release 2004): composer
  • When it’s over (Short feature, GB, release 2005): composer
  • Election 2 (Hong Kong, release 2006): orchestrator
  • Brüder (Documentary, Germany, release 2007): composer
  • South (Long feature, USA/Austria, release 2009): composer

Composer for Science Communication and “self-constructing music”

  • Kloster UND, Krems (A)
  • RedBull Hangar-7, Salzburg (A)
  • Swarovski Kristallwelten „Kristalloskop“, Wattens (A)
  •  “Harmonices Terræ” for Rogner Bad Blumau (A)
  • “Evolution Sonata” (in cooperation with dialog<>Gentechnik)
  • “Regenturm” for the Hundertwasserhaus Plochingen

Film Festivals

Sascha Selke’s film music was featured on the following festivals:

  • 2007 Bolzano Documentary Film Festival, Italy (“Brüder”)
  • 2008 Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival, The Netherlands (“Brüder”)
  • Istanbul International Documentary Film Festival “1001”, Turkey (“Brüder”)
  • 2009  Hof International Film Festival, Germany (“South”)
  • 2010 “Max Ophüls Preis” International Film Festival, Germany (“South”)
  • Festival International de Cine de Cartagena de Indias, Colombia (“South”)
  • Diagonale – Festival of Austrian Film, Austria (“South”) 
In January 2010, Sascha Selke’s score for the drama/thriller “South” was nominated for the Max Ophüls Award for Best Film Music at the “Max Ophüls Preis” International Film Festival, Germany.
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