Jonathan Beard
Lecturer, Music (electronic music), Music Industry, 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
David Leaf
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Tiffany Naiman
Director, Music Industry Programs, Lecturer Musicology and Music Industry
Tony Brancato
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Bobby Borg
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Robert Fink
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