HUGO SELLES is a pianist, composer and producer born in Santander (Cantabria/Spain) in 1988. Hugo is among one of the most talented musicians of his generation.Hugo Selles began his musical studies at the age of six. Since the very beginning, Hugo has explored different musical genres (including classical, jazz, progressive rock, electronic and improvisation). Hugo has performed and received awards as a pianist in Spain, Italy, Denmark and Sweden – usually including premieres (of other composers and his own pieces) on his repertoire or improvisations as encores. Hugo has also been awarded with scholarships from the Fundación Botín of Santander.
As a composer, Hugo explores diverse styles of music in his work. His ongoing project Psychic Equalizer has been well received by critics and the public (★★★★ Jazz Journal). Hugo has also composed soundtracks for documentaries by filmmaker Marcos F. Aldaco: ‘En Los Brazos de la Luz’ (2013) and ‘Susurros’ (2014).
Hugo is currently involved at the Soloist class at the Royal Danish Academy of Music with Niklas Sivelöv. At the same time, Hugo is working on several musical projects that will soon see the light.