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Michael Seifert is an American multi-platinum award-winning music composer, record producer, arranger and audio engineer based in Cleveland, Ohio.
Seifert's credits include work for Nicholas Megalis, Gentlemen Hall, Tori Amos, Regina Spektor, Fountains of Wayne, Lifehouse (band), Colbie Caillat, Gerald Levert, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Too Short, 8 Ball & MJG, UGK, Chuck Mosley, Guided by Voices, J. Mascis, Robert Lockwood, Jr., Kate Voegele, Mr. Gnome, Grammy award winners Snarky Puppy, among others.
Seifert has scored independent films and major motion pictures, including composing, arranging, recording, and production work on Bram Stoker's Dracula (Special Edition), The Outsiders : The Complete Novel, the Apocalypse Now documentary Heart of Darkness, and The Godfather trilogy FFC restoration special edition for Francis Ford Coppola and the award-winning documentary, Romeo is Bleeding. He has composed original music and score for TV shows, including the Netflix original series Buddy Thunderstruck and Care Bears: Unlock the Magic (Boomerang Network/Cartoon Network). He has also composed, recorded, and produced music for Apple Music, Chipotle, Spotify, Pepsi, PlayStation, Xbox, Fox TV, CBS, MTV, American Greetings, Sports Illustrated, Reebok, and many others.
A self-taught multi-instrumentalist, Seifert often performs on both sides of the glass when working on a project.
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John Towner Williams is an American composer, conductor, pianist and trombonist. Regarded by many as one of the greatest film composers of all time, he has composed some of the most popular, recognizable, and critically acclaimed film scores in cinematic history in a career that has spanned over six decades. Williams has won 25 Grammy Awards, seven British Academy Film Awards, five Academy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. With 52 Academy Award nominations, he is the second most-nominated individual, after Walt Disney. In 2005, the American Film Institute selected Williams's score to 1977's Star Wars as the greatest film score of all time. The Library of Congress also entered the Star Wars soundtrack into the National Recording Registry for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
George Fenton is an English composer best known for his work writing film scores and music for television. He composed the themes for several programmes on the BBC, including Newsnight (1980), Bergerac (1981), The Blue Planet (2001) and Planet Earth (2006). He is also known for his work on the films Gandhi (1982), Dangerous Liaisons (1988), The Fisher King (1991), Groundhog Day (1993), You've Got Mail (1998), The Wind That Shakes The Barley (2006) and The Bounty Hunter (2010). He is a frequent collaborator of directors Ken Loach, Richard Attenborough, Nicholas Hytner, Stephen Frears and Terry Gilliam.
Alexander Mair "Sandy" Courage Jr. was an American orchestrator, arranger, and composer of music, primarily for television and film. He is best known as the composer of the theme music for the original Star Trek series.
Donald Romain Davis is an American composer, conductor, orchestrator and trombonist known for his film and television scores. He has also composed opera, concert and chamber music.
Paul Brill is an American composer, songwriter, and producer based in Brooklyn, New York.
Stuart Phillips is an American composer of film scores and television-series theme music, conductor and record producer. He is perhaps best known for composing the theme tune to the television series Battlestar Galactica and Knight Rider.
Joey Newman is an American film composer, orchestrator, arranger and conductor working in the fields of film and television.
Ramachandra Borcar is a Montreal-born musician and composer of mixed Indian and Danish background. He is also known under the monikers Ramasutra and DJ Ram.
Stephen J. Lawrence is an American composer, living and working in New York City. He has composed more than 300 songs and scores for Sesame Street, resulting in three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition; composed the title song and four others for Marlo Thomas's Free to Be... You and Me, the landmark million-selling record, book and Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning ABC television special; composed the million-selling Gold Record You Take My Breath Away; scored the 1973 Robert De Niro movie Bang the Drum Slowly and the cult horror classic Alice, Sweet Alice (1976), which won the music award at the Paris International Festival of Fantasy and Science Fiction; composed score for One Summer Love (1976), a.k.a. Dragonfly, composed the songs and score for the 1989 live-action movie musical Red Riding Hood starring Isabella Rossellini and Craig T. Nelson, lyrics by Michael Korie; composed songs for the live-action movie musical The Emperor's New Clothes, starring Sid Caesar and Robert Morse; composed songs and score for The Tale of Peter Rabbit, an HBO animated musical starring Carol Burnett, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. He has a B.A. in music from Hofstra University. Married Christine Jones 1984. Daughter, Hannah Lawrence, born 1986. Married Cathy Schwartzman, 2002. Music Director, Temple Sinai, Stamford Ct, 2002 to 2012.
Blake Neely is an American composer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor, and author.
Donald Quan is a Canadian composer of film and world music, best known for writing the scores to television shows Relic Hunter and Mutant X.
John Altman is an English film composer, music arranger, orchestrator and conductor.
Lee Elwood Holdridge is an American composer and orchestrator.
Michael Price is an Emmy Award winning English composer & pianist. Prior to establishing himself as a composer, he held a number of roles within the TV & film music field such as producer, arranger and music editor, much of which whilst working alongside acclaimed film score composer Michael Kamen.
Nicholas Pike is an Emmy Award winning English film and television composer.
Brian Keane is a multi Emmy and Grammy award-winning American composer, music producer, and guitarist. In a career that has spanned more than four decades, he has composed the music for hundreds of films and television shows and produced over a hundred record albums. Keane is known as a world class guitarist, a musical pioneer in scoring music for television documentaries, a leading record producer of the 1980s and 1990s, and one of the most prominent and influential composers of his era.
Michael J McEvoy is an American screen composer, orchestrator and multi-instrumentalist.
Patric Caird is a Canadian film and television composer and musician.
Nicholas Britell is an American composer, pianist, and film producer based in New York City. He has scored both of Barry Jenkins' studio films, Moonlight (2016) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), both of which received nominations for Best Original Score at the Academy Awards. He has also worked with Adam McKay, scoring his two most recent films, The Big Short (2015) and Vice (2018). The HBO original series Succession (2018–present) marked Britell's entry into television, scoring every episode of the first and second season and earning him the Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music and the Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Original Score – TV Show/Limited Series. His score for the second season of Succession was nominated in 2020 for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series. At the World Soundtrack Awards, Britell was awarded Film Composer of the Year in 2019 for his scores for Vice and If Beale Street Could Talk and Television Composer of the Year in 2020 for Succession.
Earl Alexander Rose is an American composer, pianist, arranger, and conductor. In addition to writing scores for film and television, he has also written several well-known Pop and R&B songs. His film scores include Always at the Carlyle, Johnny Carson: King of Late Night, a PBS American Masters presentation, and the Peabody Winning documentary, Inventing L.A.: The Chandlers and Their Times.