Jonathan Beard
Lecturer - Electronic Music, Audio Engineering ; Music, Music Industry

Jonathan Beard is an Emmy-award-winning composer, orchestrator, and arranger who creates music for media and the concert stage. Composition works include his electroacoustic opera Cesare, Child of Night; the electroacoustic Ritual suite; the video-sound installation De tu puño y letra in collaboration with artist Suzanne Lacy; and numerous film and TV projects. He has served on the composing teams for video games such as Star Wars Battlefront I and II, and guest-composed for ABC’s Once Upon a Time. For the stage, Jonathan co-composed the oratorio The Passion of Anne Frank for the Los Angeles Master Chorale as part of their Voices Within residency, and his original theatre-score for Driving Miss Daisy received an NAACP Theatre Award nomination.

One of the most sought-after orchestrators in Los Angeles, Jonathan has collaborated with other composers on more than 100 film, TV, and game titles, including Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power, NOPE, Us, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Mandalorian, and God of War.  He is the co-founder of Tutti Music Partners, a boutique orchestration firm that specializes in providing the highest-quality support to other composers throughout the industry. His albums have been released on the Lakeshore, Intrada, 4Tay, and BSX Record labels.

Jonathan Beard Receives Emmy® Award for Documentary Score
When lecturer in music at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Jonathan Beard was originally asked to write the music for the documentary 3 Seconds in October: The Shooting
Opera UCLA Presents the World Premiere of Cinematic Horror Opera Cesare, Child of Night
The Herb Alpert School of Music is proud to present film/TV orchestrator, music industry lecturer and composer Jonathan Beard’s (Respect, King Richard, Zack Snyder’s Justice League, and The Mandalorian) world premiere of his
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David Leaf
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