composer | pianist | educator
Sebastian Huydts (b.1966) studied piano at the Amsterdam Conservatory in The Netherlands with Edith Lateiner Grosz. He holds an MA in composition from the University of Chicago where he studied composition with Shulamit Ran, Marta Ptaszynska, Howard Sandroff, Cliff Colnot and John Eaton. Internationally renowned artists frequently perform his works. At present, Mr. Huydts is Director of Keyboard Studies at Columbia College in Chicago. His works are published by Jeanné; as a performer he is represented by Musicantes of Santander, Spain, and he serves on the board of the PianoForte Foundation Chicago.