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Born in Quito-Ecuador, Juan Sebastián Arauz collected his first musical experiences at the "Conservatorio Nacional de Música del Equador", where he absolved his examen  in 2000.

From 2001 to 2006 he was studying classical piano at the "Musikhochschule Lübeck" and from 2006 to 2010 he studied jazz and contemporary music at the "Hochschule für Musik Saar".


Besides his concert-business, which lead him to different stages at home and abroad (e.g.as soloist with the "Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional del Equador" and on several Jazzfestivals with the "Jazz-Labor Trio"), he follows his teaching-business as Piano- and Keyboardteacher at several musicschools.

Since 2015 he is member of the "Cosmopolitan Sextet".