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Kristian Sensini

He is a Piano and Flute player with Classical and Jazz Background studies, with credits for Movies and Tv shows, Documentaries, Animation projects. From 2010 Sensini received a total of 9 Nominees for Best Score (categories Feature Film, Documentaries, Promotion, Best Song, Best Short) at the Jerry Goldsmith International Film Music Award. In 2013 he won the Global Music Award for the soundtrack of the horror movie “Hyde’s Secret Nightmare” In 2014 he won the ColonneSonore Award for the soundtrack of the Animation Movie “Rocks in My Pockets”. The movie and his soundtrack were candidates at the 2015 Academy Awards. In 2020 he won the Global Music Award for his solo album “KuartetS” Sensini studied at Conservatory “G. Rossini” (Italy) composition, arrangements, piano and classical flute. He’s attended Master classes and Composition Workshops with Ennio Morricone, Ludovic Bource, Nicola Piovani, Michael Giacchino, Danny Elfman, Bruno Coulais, Abel Korzeniowski, Hans Zimmer, Murray Gold, Nathan Barr, Dave Grusin and Christopher Lennertz. He also studied Orchestration and Composition with Conrad Pope, orchestrator for John Williams, Howard Shore, Alexandre Desplat, Alan Silvestri.

EDUCATION He takes private piano lessons with M°Matassini, M° Paolo Mikolajczyk and M°Enrico Reggioli; at the age of twelve he starts making his first experiments in Electronic Music and Computer Music, which will lead him to form several ensembles of modern music (i.e. DrinkwaterBand) with such points of reference as Stockhausen, Cage, and Zappa. He studies flute with M° Andreani (Ancient Music), Jousdottic and Adami (Classical Music). After getting the Liceo Classico school-leaving certificate, he attends the DAMS (Department of Music and Performing Arts) in Bologna, directing his studies towards Musical Education and Anthropology.

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“Kristian Sensini cultivates an “alternative” and laboratorial style which leads him to a very particular use of the so-called “digital palette”, in the attempt to go beyond the mere mimesis of a traditional orchestra and instead pursuing a more heterodox creative sound, interchanging precise, realistic acoustic references and abstract, elusive, dreamlike soundscapes. Sensini has achieved a very luxurious and ambitious score, inspired to the soundtracks of the “giallo all’italiana” films of the 70s (Goblin in the first place).Aware as we are of evoking a cliché, we would obviously be intrigued to hear this gifted composer in something having a greater production commitment, also from the point of view of the film “text”, to better understand his ability to transmit images through sound, remaining true to his omnivorous linguistic curiosity

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Philology Jazz Records


La Situazione Del...

Keyesmusic/Believe Digital


Planets Aligned

Anne-Lise Larsen


The Dream

From: Planets Aligned
By Kristian Sensini


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