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BIOGRAPHY

Steven Gillon is a Portuguese-American composer from Lisbon. Discovered the piano at the age of seventeen and started to work on his own compositions in the same year.

 

In 2016, he decided to deepen his musical knowledge, and had his first composition classes with the portuguese composer Tiago Sousa. During this time, he discovered several composers such as Federico Mompou, Alexander Scriabin, Arvo Pärt and Claude Debussy, who changed his notion of music and still have a big influence on his compositions.

In 2019 he released his first solo album called "Pequenas Inquietudes", which marked the start of his carreer has a composer. Today, he continues to work on his classical compositions, and is also pursuing a career as a film composer, where he worked on several Portuguese short films and commercials. In 2020 was nominated by the CCP Festival "Best Composer of the Year". In 2021 the short film "Meu Castelo, Minha Casa" was nominated in several festivals around the world, winning in one of the major festivals in Serbia (Mikrofaf) "Best Indie International Film".

 

Now he is currently working for the Portuguese TV Series "Roots & Fruits" that will be released in 2022.