Composer Sheldon Mirowitz has scored more than fifty film and TV projects. He has been nominated three times for an Emmy Award for best music, most recently for the score to the A&E movie “The Nazi Officer’s Wife”. His credits include the score to the Oscar-nominated “Troublesome Creek”, winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at Sundance (soundtrack available on Daring/Rounder Records), and the score for the Peabody Award winning mini-series “Odyssey of Life” (soundtrack available on Windham Hill/BMG). He has written theme music for networks ranging from MTV to The History Channel, and has scored hundreds of radio and television commercials, including award winning work for such clients as Converse, Kodak, UPS, Reebok and AT&T.

His other work includes the score to the Miramax comedy “Outside Providence” (written and produced by Michael Corrente and the Farrelly Brothers), the score to the four-hour Hallmark mini-series, “Johnson County War” (written and produced by Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana, starring Tom Berenger), and the score to “Missing in America” (starring Danny Glover, David Strathairn and Ron Perlman).

In addition to his work as a film composer, Sheldon (a noted multi-instrumentalist and arranger) has recorded with or produced a wide range of highly regarded New England-based recording artists, including singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor, new-folk luminary Patty Larkin, rocker Reeves Gabrels, country stalwart John Lincoln Wright, and Celtic star Aine Minogue. He has also recorded under his own name on the Narada label. His release of the soundtrack to “Columbus and the Age of Discovery” received high critical notice and was voted Runner-Up Best Soundtrack Album of the Year in CD Review magazine.

Besides composing and performing, Sheldon also serves on the faculty at Berklee College of Music, where he is an associate professor in the film scoring department.

Edited by zarpath on 8 Jan 2010, 05:06

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