Jazz Pianist, Composer & Pianist for Ballet & Contemporary Classes
Søren Bebe is a leading pianist and composer in the European jazz and contemporary music scene. He also runs the YouTube channel, BalletMusicDK, where he regularly uploads his music for ballet classes – originals as well as cover versions of jazz and pop hits.
Søren has released several jazz records as a leader and even more as a sideman (for a full discography, please visit sorenbebe.dk/discography).
His busy touring schedule has included most of Europe, as well as the US, China, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Brazil and Morocco. Along the way, he’s performed at international jazz festivals like Hong Kong, London, Jarasum (in Korea) and SXSW (South By Southwest) in Austin, Texas.
For upcoming concerts, please visit sorenbebe.dk/concerts.
As a composer, Søren has written mostly for his own groups and projects.
He has also composed works commissioned by theatres and choreographers, including a major piece for the National Gallery of Denmark.
Søren has received several working grants from the Danish Arts Council and other cultural institutions.
As a freelance accompanist for dance, Søren has worked at, among other places, The Royal Danish Ballet, The Royal Danish Ballet School, Danish Dance Theatre, The Danish National School of Performing Arts, Dansehallerne and The Pantomime Theatre in Tivoli.
Søren is a graduate of the Royal Danish Conservatory in Aarhus, Denmark, and has an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Music. He was born on 5 December 1975 in Odense, Denmark, the city of the great poet Hans Christian Andersen.
All the music on www.MusicForBalletClass.com is composed, arranged and played by Søren Bebe.