My Favorite Film Orchestrators

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
Kevin Kliesch
Music Department, Tangled
Composer Kevin Kliesch won his first Daytime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Music Direction and Composition for his work on Sofia the First, after being nominated for the second consecutive year. Originally from New Jersey, Kevin is a graduate of Boston's Berklee College of Music. Kevin has worked as a composer and orchestrator on over 100 feature films spanning the past seventeen years...
 
2.
John Neufeld
Music Department, Saving Private Ryan
 
4.
Steve Bartek
Music Department, Good Will Hunting
 
5.
Brad Dechter
Music Department, The Dark Knight
Brad Dechter, a graduate of Yale College (BA in Music) and Yale University School of Music (MM in Saxophone Performance) has recently returned to his first love, straight-ahead jazz, with the formation of his Brad Dechter Octet, featuring many greats of the Los Angeles-area jazz scene as well as his wife...
 
6.
Bruce Fowler
Music Department, The Dark Knight
 
7.
Jeff Atmajian
Music Department, The Dark Knight
 
8.
Danny Troob
Music Department, Beauty and the Beast
 
9.
Michael Starobin
Music Department, Tangled
 
10.
Don Davis
Composer, The Matrix
 
11.
Greig McRitchie
Music Department, Aliens
 
12.
John Ashton Thomas
Music Department, Bolt
 
13.
Dave Metzger
Music Department, Frozen
 
14.
Arthur Morton
Composer, Peyton Place
Arthur Morton was born Arthur Goldberg on 8th August 1908 in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended west high school in Minneapolis and graduated from the university of Minnesota (where he played in jazz bands) in 1929. After a year of law school and graduate work in philosophy he moved to Los Angeles. In 1935 he married Emmy Lou Hellman ...
 
15.
Jon Kull
Music Department, Avatar
 
16.
J.A.C. Redford
Composer, Coach
J.A.C. Redford is an accomplished composer of concert music, film and television scores, and music for the theater. His concert compositions span a wide range of forms from symphony, choral music and ballet, to art songs and chamber music. His larger works have been performed by the Los Angeles Master Chorale...
 
18.
Jonathan Sacks
Music Department, Toy Story 3
 
19.
Ira Hearshen
Music Department, Monsters, Inc.
 
22.
Nicholas Dodd
Music Department, Independence Day
 
23.
Mark McKenzie
Music Department, Spider-Man
Mark McKenzie studied composition with renown classical composers Pierre Boulez, Witold Lutoslawski, and Morten Lauridsen among others. After becoming the first Composition graduate at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and earning his Masters in Composition at the University of Southern CA, Mark...
 
24.
Walter Sheets
Music Department, The Jungle Book
 
25.
Frank Bennett
Music Department, Sin City
 
26.
Christopher Klatman
Music Department, The Emperor's New Groove
Two-time Emmy-nominated film composer Christopher Klatman, who hails from Pittsburgh, has worked in a broad array of documentary, film, concert performance and television series since arriving in Los Angeles from Boston's renowned Berklee College of Music. For three decades, Klatman has scored over one hundred episodes of prime-time television...
 
27.
Tim Simonec
Music Department, Up
 
28.
Jack Hayes
Music Department, Up
 
29.
Larry Kenton
Music Department, Up
 
30.
Joseph Trapanese
Joseph Trapanese is best known for his sleek, ominous score work for blockbuster films like "Tron: Legacy," "Straight Outta Compton," "Oblivion," and the "Raid" series. As a composer, arranger, and producer for movie, television, theater, and video game music, he has collaborated with a number of mainstream musical acts...
 
31.
Ladd McIntosh
Music Department, Gladiator
 
32.
Robert Elhai
Robert Elhai is an award wining composer, film orchestrator, and arranger. As an orchestrator, he is the recipient of Tony and Drama Desk nominee for his work for the Broadway production of The Lion King. He has also orchestrated over 150 film scores including Iron Man 3, Thor 2, the third, fourth, and fifth Fast and Furious movies...
 
33.
Bruce Babcock
Music Department, King Kong
Bruce Babcock is an Emmy-winning composer of music for television, film, and the concert stage. He has earned eight Emmy nominations for his work in television. A member of BMI, he has received eight BMI TV/Film Awards, and has conducted and orchestrated for such films as "King Kong," "Die Hard," "Lethal...
 
34.
Harvey Cohen
Music Department, Bicentennial Man
 
35.
 
36.
William Ross
William Ross is a prolific award-winning composer and arranger whose work has spanned feature films, the recording industry and television. He recently completed the score to Universal Pictures' first CGI-animated film, The Tale of Despereaux, and has composed music for such films as Ladder 49, The Game of Their Lives...
 
37.
Marcus Trumpp
Music Department, Live Free or Die Hard
Marcus Trumpp learned to play the piano at the age of four and wrote his first musical composition when he was only eight years old. In 1993, he graduated from high school in his native Germany and wrote a theater musical, entitled "Metropol", which was performed in Stuttgart (Germany) and received much critical acclaim...