Sebastian Hayn was born in 1996 in Italy and started playing the clarinet at the age of 5, following the musical tradition of his hometown.
He received his Bachelor diploma from the Conservatory of Perugia, where he studied with Maurizio Zampognini and graduated with distinction.
In 2018, he started his Master studies at the Conservatory of Milan with Prof. Laura Magistrelli. During his studies he collaborated with prominent musicians like Corrado Rovaris and Alexander Lonquich and performed as a soloist with the orchestra “I pomeriggi Musicali” of Milan.
In 2020 he became "Master of Arts" at the prestigious "University of Mozarteum" in Salzburg, under the lead of Prof. Andreas Schablas (Solo Clarinetist at the Munich State Opera)
After that he became part of the tutelage of Prof. Wenzel Fuchs, Solo-Clarinetist at the "Berliner Philharmoniker", at the University of Mozarteum in Salzburg.
He received masterclasses from renowned clarinetists such as: Fabrizio Meloni, Andreas Schablas, Alessandro Carbonare, Pascal Moragues, Paolo Beltramini, Karl Leister, Wenzel Fuchs, Alexandra Gruber, Mate Bekavac, Giovanni Punzi, Han Kim, Sergio Pires and Demien Bachmann.
As an avid soloist, Sebastian debuted as soloist at the Carrol University (Wisconsin, USA), in which occasion he performed the solo concerto for clarinet and wind orchestra by Frank Ticheli. After that, mostly thanks to the acquisition of prestigious Prizes (such as the Summer Academy competition of Mozarteum University in Salzburg, the Buffet Crampon award - Italy, 1st Prize Leandro Roscini International Competition, the Castellani award, the Leandro Roscini Award etc.) he then spread his musical wings in Europe as well on renowned stages and festivals like the "Salzburg Festspiele (Großer Saal, Festspielehaus), Dobiaco Fetsival, Amici della Musica (Firenze-Teatro della Pergola, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino), Teatro dal Verme (Milano), Dialoge (Salzburg).
Sebastian Hayn is dedicatee of the Work "Sebastian" composed by Simone Fontanelli (2021)
Orchestral Music and environment have been a central theme during his life as a Musician from its very beginning. Starting with Italian Youth Orchestra, to reach more prestigious institutions like the "Academy Teatro alla Scala" in Milano, OENM Salzburg, " I solisti di Perugia, " I pomeriggi musicali, Milano" Interharmony Orchestra and finally winning a place in the Philharmonie Salzburg, Sebastian developed an acute passion and experience for the orchestra field already in a very young age.
Thanks to his effort he parttook at prestigious Festivals such as Interharmony Festival. Festival dei due Mondi (Spoleto), Amici della Musica (Firenze), Ravello Festival 2019, Amici della Musica (Perugia), Festspiele Südtirol, Dialoge (Salzburg), Salzburger Festspiele, and collaborated with prominet musical figures such as:
Daniele Gatti, Jérémie Rohrer, Gianna Fratta, Alexander Lonquich, Corrodo Rovaris, Carlo palleschi, Luciano Acocella, Wesley Broadnax, Johannes Kalitzke, Martin Grubinger, Wenzel Fuchs, Amatis Trio, Francesco Bossone, Giovanni Gnocchi, Katia und Marielle Labèque.
Alongside his musical career, Sebastian Hayn counts today as one of the youngest professional Teachers in the musical field in Europe.
Making the most of its passion for helping and educating students to develop passion and respect for the musical field, his teaching projects reach already many corners of the world (Canada, Italy, California, Germany, South Corea, China, Poland etc.) and don't only include professional students but also children and very young musicians.
Sebastian currently follows his young students at the Chiemgau Academy in Traunstein (Germany) and professional students at the Tiziano Rossetti Musical Academy in Lugano (Switzerland).
Sebastian Hayn is also invited as Guest Teacher at the "Stanford University" of California in May 2023.
Giving the opportunity to students who live afar to still be able develop their musical and technical skills on the clarinet , as well as self-management and mental training, under his tutelage, Sebastian celebrated this year the opening of the 2nd Season of his online Masterclass "Let's get Ready".
There, his students have the chance not only to develop themselves, but also to explore the musical possibilities (Orchestras, Academies, Teachers, Schools, Competitions) offered in Europe. For this reason the Masterclass is having a particular success and very good feedbacks from students living in other continents (America and Asia).
This year Masterclass also offers a professional recording in Salzburg.
Aus 1017 Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmern eine handvoll Solisten für das Preisträgerkonzert auszuwählen scheint unmöglich. Zwischen-Stationen für die Jury waren die „Akademiekonzerte“. So hart es klingt - auch in diesem Sommer endete die Sommerakademie mit dem Konzert der „Besten der Besten“
Von Larissa Schütz
"I could immediately recognize his enthusiasm and talent, together with his sensitive musicality. His interest and commitment in music demonstrates a sincere dedication and love for it."