About Sara De Santis

Multi-talented musician,  performer, songwriter and producer, Sara has worked with some of the most eclectic and inspiring artists/creatives around including Priya Ragu, Kindness, Rosie Lowe, Tupac Martir, Sundara Karma.

Her performances also included playing European and International tours and festivals with Kindness, Tricky and Dagny, musical directing, arranging, live programming and performing for Claudia Kane, Mai Kino, Francesca Belmonte and Gazel, sharing the stage and opening for the likes of Deep Purple, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Robyn, Django Django, Everything Everything, Apparat, James Blake to name a few.

Hailing from the beautiful city of Rome where she has studied classical and popular music at Sonus Factory Music School, specializing on piano, keyboards, synthesizers and live performance, Sara has crafted and developed a wide understanding of various styles and genre and since she moved to London in 2011, she quickly integrated into its thriving music scene. During her first year in London she completed her Audio Engineering and Music Tech studies at Spirit Studios in Camden.

Alongside her undeniable skills as a pianist and keyboard player, Sara also plays guitar, electric bass and she's recently started learning western concert flute, and over the last 5 years, she has balanced a career as a producer and songwriter. Co-writing credits includes Francesca Belmonte, Jo Williams (Longlight), Chris Hills (Peak Futures). She 's currently working on her first self-produced EP.

Recently, she's been working as a musician/accompanist for dance classes at the prestigious academy 'The Place' in London.

In 2018 & 2019, Sara was commissioned by top Media Brand PEAK Labs. She composed and produced a series of soundtracks and helped the brand developing music, sounds & voice guides for their new digital health Peak Sleep - Sleep Better app.

Sara is an artist endorsee for top brand Ableton and their products. Live 10  is her favourite digital platform for crafting exciting live performances and music productions. Watch her live performance on Ableton Push 2.

Furthermore, Sara is a highly experienced Music Educator, Piano teacher (classical and any genre within popular music), Music Technology, Production & Ableton tutor.

VENUES AND FESTIVALS APPEARANCE


Free Form Festival (Poland), Papillons De Nuit (Normandy, France), Certain People (Berghain, Berlin), La Gaitè
Lyrique (France), Weekend de le curiosites (Toulouse, France), Festi'neuch Openair Festival (Switzerland),
Jardins du Michel (France), K-Live (Sète, France), Tbilisi Open Air Festival (Georgia), Noites da Serra do Pilar
(Portugal), Not.Fest (Italy), Melt! Festival (Germany), Blue Balls (Switzerland), Osheaga (Canada), Fète Du Bruit
(France), Frequency Festival (Austria), Feest in 't Park (Belgium), Rock En Seine (France), Festival n6 (UK),
Marsatac (France), Glastonbury (UK), Neighbourhood Weekender (UK)
Eter Club, Klub Basen, Klub Studio, Międzynarodowe Targi Poznańskie, (Poland); TRIX Centrum voor Muziek,
(Antwerp, Belgium); Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld (Cologne, Germany), Lido, Gruenspan, Zoom (Germany);
La Laiterie - Grande Salle, Transbordeur, Le Splendid, La Coopérative De Mai - Grande Coopé, Le Trianon
(France); Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Alexandra Palance, Electric Ballroom, Manchester Gorilla,
Eventim Apollo, Electric Ballroom, Jazz Cafè, Shepherds Bush Empire, Heaven, London; Bar Brooklin,
Stockholm; Tou Scene, Stavanger; Hamar Kulturhus, Hamar; Hovleriet, Haugesund. Le BAdaboum, Kantine Am
Berghain, Oslo Hackney, Alexandra Palace and more.


RADIO APPEARANCE


BBC 4, BBC 6, The Guardian, BBC Radio London