A true musician at heart, Jonas Frederik aims to deliver music with emotional impact for both concert hall and movie theater.
With a solid foundation in classical music, Jonas Frederik writes music ranging from huge orchestral to electronic synth-based scores.
He has written scores for films like “For My Brother“, “Inmate 48” and “Space Nazis Must Die“.
A classically trained concert pianist, Jonas Frederik still continues to dazzle concert audiences across the world including USA, Denmark, Italy and France.
Alongside his solo career Jonas Frederik is co-founder of the Vejle Crossover Art Ensemble in which he plays and composes genre-defying music to great critical acclaim.
Jonas Frederik started his musical career at 9 years old when he began playing the piano. Shortly after he began attending competitions and quickly won top prizes at Berlingske Tidendes Klassiske Musikkonkurrence and the Danish Steinway Festival.
At age 15, Jonas Frederik composed his first major work, a piano trio, and other large-scale works followed soon after such as a violin concerto and a piano concerto.
In 2002, 17 years old, Jonas Frederik entered The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, Denmark, already a very experienced pianist and received his Master’s degree in 2008.
Jonas Frederik later studied film scoring under the tutelage of Jacob Groth (the Millenium-trilogy, Dead Man Down) and Karsten Fundal (Canned Dreams, The Act of Killing) at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Southern Denmark, graduating in 2015 receiving another Master’s degree.
Name: Jonas Frederik
Lives in: Vejle, Denmark
Occupation: Music Composer
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Film by Sohail A. Hassan (Horror) Composer
The Last Padawan: A Short Star Wars Story
Film (short) by Jesper Tønnes Composer It is a dark time in the galaxy. Four years have passed since the fall of the Republic and the Jedi Order. The evil EMPIRE now rules the galaxy. A Jedi Padawan is on the run. Following his Jedi Master’s last request he has sworn an oath to find the Jedi Order’s reserve of Kyber Crystals, the key component to creating the sacred fabled weapon of a Jedi Knight. The Padawan has made it to Dantooine, where the crystals are hidden. But he is all alone, without a weapon, and everywhere the dark shadow of the Empire lurks… “To work with Jonas Frederik was an absolute pleasure. We were trying to create a special “feel” in our Star Wars fan film and I could not have wished for a more competent composer. With enormous talent and ambition, Jonas Frederik created something really special! I will always look on this collaboration with great joy and pride.” Jesper Tønnes Film Director
A Modern Tale
Film by Anna Nørskov Henriksen (Short, Drama and Romance) Composer Ellen's long gone love Josef has returned to their small secret place, to see if there still is a chance of the love they both know should have been, but a lot of water has run under the bridge since last.
For Min Brors Skyld
Film by Brian Bang (Drama) Composer The two brothers Aske (17 years old) and Bastian (12 years old) live with their father, Lasse. Their mother died seven years earlier. Every day they live in a world where fear, violence and alcohol are huge factors, but where the brothers' strong and close relationship means everything. Aske's fight for survival means that he has to serve his father's sexual needs, which include abuse from the father, but also from paying costumers and the father's friend Hans (who has a lot of contacts in the pedophile environment). Aske tries everything to keep his little brother out of it all so that he won't experience the same as himself. But one day Bastian is abused by their father and Aske's entire world is about to fall apart. The brothers choose to move to Norway, far away in the beautiful mountains. Their friendship outshines everything! They are together and far away from their evil father... Yet one morning everything is turned upside down and suddenly their fate from home is brought to ... Written by Brian Bang
Film by Sohail A. Hassan (Short, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Composer After another brutal prison fight the warden has had enough of inmate number 48's behavior. But the inmate calmly explains that he just wanted the wardens attention. He's found a way out and is going to turn the wardens life into a living hell. The warden ignores him, but when Inmate 48 starts doing unexplainable things, the warden finds it unsettling. He knows the inmate is playing mind tricks on him and is determined to stop him. But when the warden turns up the heat, so does Inmate 48. Some people only learn when the gloves come off. Written by Sohail A. Hassan
Space Nazis Must Die
Film by Isaiah Sweigard (Short, Adventure, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Composer Nazis invade the Moon! The year is 1942; an Allied force of Space Commandos must go to the Moon to liberate the Moon Men from the Nazi oppression.
Danish National Academy of Music
Royal Academy of Music, Århus, Denmark