Sid Hille

Live Act Piano Ambient Improvisation Electronica Improvisation Soundscape
Sid Hille - Piano Ambient Improvisation Electronica Improvisation Soundscape Live Act in Helsinki

Sid Hille Short Info

Sid Hille is a composer and pianist based in Helsinki, Finland.

Sid has played solo piano improvisation concerts in Helsinki's famous Temppeliaukio Church ('Rock Church') on an almost weekly basis since 2001; in spring 2016 he will play there for the 350. time and the tradition continues.
Thousands of visitors have enjoyed Sid's music in the magnificent surrounding of the church, and he arguably has become 'the most photographed Finnish musician in the world'.

In other solo concert performances Hille creates multi-layered soundscapes, playing various other instruments additionally to the piano, such as percussion, theremin, electronica and analogue synthesizers. The soundscapes are created spontaneously, unique each time and impossible to reproduce exactly the same way, as all loops and layers get erased after the concert automatically,

Sid Hille's solo performances are intense HERE & NOW experiences for musician and audience alike. The concerts are filled with beauty, adventure, humour and excitement, and transpire a sense of deep humanity.

Short bio:

Born in Freiburg, Germany, in 1961, Sid enrolled at the Utrecht School of the Arts in 1987.
He studied piano, jazz improvisation and composition with Bert van den Brink, Jasper van’t Hof and Wim Witteman.
While spending half a year in Los Angeles in 1992, Sid became good friends with American pianist, composer and arranger Clare Fischer, whose harmonic approach has had a major influence on his playing and composing. Other important pianistic influences at that time were Keith Jarrett and Lyle Mays, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea, as well as guitarist Ralph Towner.
Sid graduated in 1993 as a Master of Music.

Sid Hille has released 18 recordings in his own name, amongst which are 3 solo piano CD's and a soundscape released on vinyl exclusively (ONE, 2011), on which Sid plays various instruments ranging from piano and electric piano to theremin, ukulele, percussion and electronica.

For a full bio, please visit Sid's website: www.sidhille.com

Sid Hille is a composer and pianist based in Helsinki, Finland.

Sid has played solo piano improvisation concerts in Helsinki's famous Temppeliaukio Church ('Rock Church') on an almost weekly basis since 2001; in spring 2016 he will play there for the 350. time and the tradition continues.
Thousands of visitors have enjoyed Sid's music in the magnificent surrounding of the church, and he arguably has become 'the most photographed Finnish musician in the world'.

In other solo concert performances Hille creates multi-layered soundscapes, playing various other instruments additionally to the piano, such as percussion, theremin, electronica a...

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Past Gigs Sid Hille

  • 11 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 11 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 10 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 10 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 10 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 10 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 09 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 09 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 09 | 2016 Vienna, Austria Brian Brain with Herbert Könighofer
  • 09 | 2016 Hallstatt, Austria Brian Brain with Herbert Könighofer
  • 09 | 2016 Salzburg, Austria Brian Brain with Herbert Könighofer
  • 09 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 09 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 08 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 08 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 08 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu, Helsinki
  • 05 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 05 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 05 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 05 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki 350. solo piano concert at Temppeliaukio
  • 04 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 04 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 04 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 03 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 03 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 03 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 03 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 03 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 02 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 02 | 2016 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 11 | 2015 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 11 | 2015 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 10 | 2015 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea
  • 10 | 2015 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Hille / Pohjola Ytimessä-soundscapes
  • 10 | 2015 Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki Solo Piano Improvisations, Matinea

Discography Sid Hille

  • 2016 UGETSU - Soundscapes by Sid Hille Album | SatnaMusic
  • 2015 How Shall I Receive You Album | SatnaMusic
  • 2011 ONE - Soundscapes by Sid Hille Album | SatnaMusic
  • 1997 Reflections Album | SatnaMusic
  • 1995 Deep North The Quiet Place Album | SatnaMusic

Media

  • Video UGETSU - Soundscapes by Sid...
  • Video A night in Vienna with Herb...
  • Video Sid Hille's new solo piano ...
  • Video Recording ONE - soundscapes...
  • Video ONE - soundscapes by Sid Hille

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Origin

  • Helsinki FI

Founded

  • 2001

Members

  • Sid Hille Pianist