Sorin Romanescu > Biography
date of birth: June 1, 1968
• Academy of Music, Bucharest
Department of Musical Pedagogy - 2003 – present;
• Academy of Music, Bucharest - 1995 – 1999;
Department of Musical Composition
• Academy of Music, Bucharest - 1992 – 1995;
Department of Religious Music
• Private Academy of Music Titu Maiorescu, Bucharest - 1991 – 1992;
Department of Jazz
• Polytechnic Institute, Bucharest - 1986 – 1989;
Department of Road Transportation
• High School no. 4, Bucharest - 1982 – 1986.
July 2006 – present Trust Productions -Audio producer
February 2006 Traces of Sound in Movement Musical coordinator
Took part as a musical coordinator at the workshop “Traces of Sound in Movement” led by the choreographer
Martin Sonderkamp. The workshop was held at the National Dance Center Bucharest.
May 2004 EUROJAZZ, Tomar, Portugal -Jazz performer, composer
Took part at the European Jazz Festival, EUROJAZZ in Tomar, Portugal within a recital with “Jazz It Up!’, a
Romanian funk jazz band.
April 2004 – July 2006 Yama Studios S.A.
Audio producer Has been working as an audio producer at Yama Studios S.A., one of the most important Romanian studios for radio and TV commercials.
May 2002 “Requiem For A Dog” -Composer
Composed the music for a contemporary dance performance entitled Requiem For A Dog by the choreographer
Ioana Popovici. The opening performance took part in Prague.
May 2001: “Movement on the Edge” -Student
Took part at an international dance improvisation workshop, “Movement on the Edge” with composer Nuno
Rebelo and choreographer Mark Thompkins.
May 2001: Soundtrack for a Dance Performance -Composer and dancer
Composed the soundtrack for a contemporary dance performance, The Old Man from the Border, a
contemporary dance performance by the choreographer Eduard Gabia. Also performed as a dancer.
July 2000: HANNOVER -Guitar player
Took part at the international exhibition Hanover 2000 as a guitar performer within About You.
July 1999 Berklee Jazz Summer School -Student
Took part at the “Berklee Jazz Summer School”, a jazz summer course held in Perugia by the Berklee College
of Music in Boston, USA.
1999: Soundtrack for a Dance Performance - Composer
Composed the soundtrack for a contemporary dance performance, Orpheus or About Descending, by the
choreographer Vava Stefanescu.
February 1990 – present: Jazz Clubs and Festivals - Jazz Guitar Player
Performed jazz with Romanian jazz musicians in clubs in Bucharest and different cities along with important
jazz festivals in Romania.
February 1999: Original Composition for a Theater Play - Composer
Composed the music for a theater play written by Petre Barbu, awarded with the “Critics’ Prize” for the script of
Dumnezeu binecuvinteaza America (God Blesses America).
January 1999: International Contemporary Dance Festival - Guitar Performer
Took part in an important international contemporary dance festival AEROWAVES, held in London, as the
guitar performer in About You, a one-woman show performed by Vava Stefanescu.
November 1998: Soundtrack for a Dance Performance - Composer
Composed the soundtrack for a contemporary dance performance, About You, a one-woman show performed by
September 1997 – December 1998: School of Arts -Guitar Teacher
Taught classical and jazz guitar classes to students at levels ranging from elementary to advanced, within a
vocational school of arts.
July-August 1997, May 1998: Promotion Music -External Consultant
Composed music for the promotion and advertising campaigns of two big FMCG multinational corporations,
Mars-Snickers-Bounty Corp., Coca-Cola Romania, and one of the most important IBM computer dealers in
January 1994 – September 1997: Rock Concerts, Clubs and Music Halls - Bass Player
Performed original compositions of the rock band Sarmalele Reci (Cold Stuffed Cabbage Rolls) in several live
concerts, famous rock clubs and music halls in Romania, Hungary and Germany.
June 1989 – January 1994: Private Tutoring - Mathematics Tutor
Developed and taught mathematics courses for groups of 2 – 4 high school pupils.
January 1988 – June 1989: Classical Guitar Live Performances
Performances -Classical Guitar Player
Participated in the most important classical guitar contest and festival held in Sinaia. Played classical guitar in
solo and duo formulas.