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.