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COMPOSER - Feature films and shorts:

STILL HERE (short) (2020 - Dir. Joe Pardoe)

LUCKY DUCK  (songs) * ( Disney Junior, 2014)

ANOTHER HARVEST MOON * (2011 – Dir. Greg Swartz)

THE PRETTY BOYS (2011 - Dir. Everett Lewis)

GUYS ‘N DIVAS (2009 – Dir. Barry W. Blaustein)

LUCKY BASTARD (2009 – Dir. Everett Lewis)

FAQS (2005 – TLA; Dir. Everett Lewis)

DOG GONE LOVE  (2004 - Lucky Dog Film Group)

MEDDLE AND STEAL (2002 - Steelyard Pictures)

ANGELS DON’T SLEEP HERE  (2001 – Silverline) 

Television: QUIET IS * (2012 - Disney)

SOLVED, MODERN MARVELS, WORLD’S FUNNIEST, INSIDE  

(contributing  composer: 2000 - present)

Shorts: GAY COPS: PRIDE BEHIND THE BADGE  (2003 - Dir.Charley Lang)

ANGELS, BABY!   (1999 - Dir. Jeff Fisher)

 

CONCERT WORKS:

Not As The World (2020), SATB, accompanied

Psalm 90 (2017), SATB, accompanied

Welcome Back, Your Soul (2016), SSA, accompanied

What Was his Creed? (2016), SATB, accompanied

Song of the Flower (2015), SATB choir acappella

Rio De Rosas * (2014), SATB acappella

O Gracious Light (2013), SATB acappella

The Great Longing (2015) SATB, accompanied

Sound Over All Waters (2012), SATB, accompanied

Comrades and Lovers (2011), SATB, accompanied

Edifice (2010), Wind Ensemble

Eye of the Storm (2009), Wind Ensemble

You Shall See Him (2009), SATB choir with chamber ensemble

Self is a Sea (2007), SSA choir with accompaniment

The Hope Of Glory (2001), String quartet, SATB choir, piano

 

SONGWRITER / MUSIC PRODUCER:

LUCKY DUCK  * ( Disney Junior, 2014)

QUIET IS * (Disney Junior, 2012)

PICTURE THIS * (Disney Junior, 2012)

MADE IN ROMANIA * (UK, 2010)

ONE CAME HOME ** (2011)

MRS. WASHINGTON GOES TO SMITH  ** (Hallmark, 2009)

THE OTHER END OF THE LINE * (MGM, 2008) 

BANGKOK DANGEROUS * (LIONSGATE, 2008)

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING 

(song;  co-write with Rene Reyes, 2006)

BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN (song recordist, “Quizas;” 2005)

THE INTERPRETER * (UNIVERSAL, 2005)

*  (co-composed with Rick Garcia)

** (co-composed with Harry Manfredini)

 

SYNTH PROGRAMMING / MUSIC EDITING / COMPOSER ASSISTANT:

CRIES FROM SYRIA (2017 - HBO, composer: Martin Tillman)

RANGO (music arranger) (2011 - Paramount)

with Christopher Young:

SPIDERMAN 3 (2007 – Sony)

AN UNFINISHED LIFE  (2005 - Miramax)

SOMETHING THE LORD MADE  (2004 - HBO) 

RUNAWAY JURY (2003 - New Regency)  

 

ORCHESTRATOR:

Film:  BLEED OUT (HBO, 2019 - Dir. Steve Burrows, composer: Bobby Johnston)

Film:  SCHELLEN URSLI (Universal, 2015 - Dir. Xavier Koller, composer:                                                                                                            Martin Tillman)

Film:  CITY OF GOLD (2015, composer: Bobby Johnston)

Film: ZOMBIE PROM (co-orchestrator; 2006 –Dir.Vince  Marcello)                          

AN UNFINISHED LIFE (co-orchestrator;  2005, Miramax)

Stage: BARK! - World Premiere Musical,  Los Angeles: 2004 - 2006

 

PRINCIPLE PIANIST/BROADWAY NATIONAL TOURS:

 

THE PRODUCERS 

(rehearsal pianist, Hollywood Bowl, 2012)

THE GIFT OF THE MAGI - workshop (Los Angeles, 2011)

MINSKY’S (Los Angeles, 2009)

NINE TO FIVE (Los Angeles, 2008)

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE (Los Angeles, 2005)

MAMMA MIA ( 3 runs, Los Angeles, 2001 - 2004)

INTO THE WOODS  (Los Angeles, 2002)

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (San Diego, 2000)

CABARET  starring Teri Hatcher (Los Angeles, 1999)

MUSIC OF THE NIGHT starring  Melissa Manchester

and Betty Buckley (1996)

JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, 

starring  Donny  Osmond (1993 - 1995)

CATS (1991 – 1993)

SYNTHESIZER / KEYBOARDIST:

KINKY BOOTS (Los Angeles, 2019)

SCHOOL OF ROCK (Los Angeles, 2018)

ALADDIN (Los Angeles, 2018)

HAMILTON  (Los Angeles, 2017)

MAMMA MIA  (Hollywood Bowl, 2017)

THE BODYGUARD  (Los Angeles, 2017)

WHITE CHRISTMAS  (Los Angeles, 2016)

BEAUTIFUL  (Los Angeles, 2016, 2018)

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

California State University Northridge – Part-Time lecturer: Music in Film, 2007 to present

Cal State Northridge – Media Composition, 2010, 2013

Grammy Camp 2005 – sponsored by the Grammy Foundation; 2-week intensive program in film scoring/teaching and conducting

 

REFERENCES:

 

Bob Badami – Music Supervisor, Remote Control Productions:  818.231.4590

Christopher Young – Composer:  310.578.1932

Elizabeth Sellers – Director, Media Composition Dept. CSUN (retired):  818.677.3191

 

AWARDS:

2019  Illinois ACDA Choral Composition Contest

2015  Artist in Residence award from the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation (summer, 2015)

2014  New Horizons Choral Competition winner, The Singers, Minneapolis

2013  Welcome Cristmas Carol Competition winner, VocalEssence, Minneapolis

2012  First Prize:  Hillcrest Wind Ensemble Composition Contest      

2012  Honorable Mention:  Freudig Singers of New York Choral Composition Contest

2011  Coleman Award for Music Business Entrepreneur

2009  Rhode Island International Film Festival: Best Original Musical Composition (Score) 

            for "Another Harvest Moon" 

2007  Joe Shepley Choral Competition Award

 

DEGREES:

Graduate Certificate in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television, USC: 1998

Bachelor in Music Business, Elmhurst College, IL: 1988