Salvador Sánchez was born in Elche, Spain in 2000.
Salvador started playing the piano at the age of nine. At the age of twelve he started his studies in the local conservatoire where he had piano lessons for four years with Pedro Vera. At the same time, he had lessons with Pablo Gómez-Ábalos and international soloist Sue-hee Myong. Between 2016 and 2019 he studied piano and composition at St. Mary´s Music School in Edinburgh.
Salvador has been awarded several prizes in competitions throughout his career in both his two main areas of study – piano and composition. In 2014, he was awarded the Second Prize at the XXVII National Piano Competition in Toledo. In 2016, he was awarded the Isobel Dunlop Composition Prize for his String Quartet “Black Rhapsody”. In 2017, he won the St. Mary’s Music School, Director’s Recital Prize which was the most prestigious prize within the school. Finally, in 2019, he was awarded First Prize in the Edinburgh Competition Festival, Concerto Class, performing Ravel’s G major Piano Concerto in Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh.
In addition, Salvador has performed as a soloist on numerous occasions in different venues around Spain and the United Kingdom.
Salvador is currently studying piano and composition at the Royal College of Music in London, with Professors Danny Driver and Alison Kay.