Sebastian Trump studied jazz saxophone and classical saxophone at the Nuremberg University of Music, as well as sound studies at the Berlin University of the Arts. His digital musical instrument Orphion attracted worldwide interest and was exhibited at the Media Museum of the ZKM Karlsruhe (2012) and the Canadian Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa (2013), among others. Since 2009 he has been teaching music and digital media at the Nuremberg University of Music, and since 2015 at the Nuremberg Institute of Technology. His research focusses on interfaces between technology and performance. With a scholarship from the STAEDTLER Foundation, he received his PhD in 2019 on evolutionary algorithms in musical improvisation.