~Notable press quotes~
“..one of the most moving musical moments in memory.”
“The eerily beautiful sounds cascade and twist though the air, sounding like the precise halfway point between the music of the spheres and a human sob.”
The Boston Globe
Wall Street Journal
“the eerie spiritual sound evokes a Gregorian chant.”
“…an eerie, unearthly and beautiful melody…”
“…the real draw here was a pair of works by Scott Munson”
I'm a Composer, arranger, orchestrator, vibraphonist
My music has been performed throughout the world in concert halls, movie theaters, film festivals, and on TV and radio.
Film, TV and radio performances of SM’s music include:
International and Domestic film festivals, movie theaters and cable TV stations
worldwide, HBO, Showtime, CineMax, Netflix, CBS, MTV, FOX, CNN, Bravo, A&E, The WE
Channel, The History Channel, WNYC, XM Radio, WBAI, Radio Marabu (Germany), Radio
Centraal (Belgium) Radio Kol Hamusika (Israel), National Public Radio's (NPR) "All Songs
Considered" contest – first prize.
Stage Performances of works include:
Symphony Space, Lincoln Center Library for the Performing Arts, Joyce Theatre Soho,
Carnegie Recital Hall, The Greene Space, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Finger Lakes Music Festival, Goliard Chamber Ensemble (Composer in residence) NYC Musical Saw Festival, etc...
As arranger, orchestrator, music supervisor, clients include:
Charles Wuorinen (Pulitzer prize winning composer), Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Jazz @ Lincoln Center, Julius Hemphill, Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Harry Connick, Jr. and others.
Name: Scott Munson
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Music Composer
Unique traits: High Quality Film and TV Music free to use in your production from award winning composer Scott Munson. Credits include: Fox Search Lights' "Another Earth" starring Brit Marling, IFCs' "Time Out Of Mind" starring Richard Gere, Lifetime Networks' "Killer Kids", MTVs' The Andy Milanokis Show, etc...Winner of th ASCAP Plus Award, NY Innovative Theater Award, 1st place AllSongs Considered Contest...
Television (Crime, Documentary and Biography) Composer Dramatized reconstruction documentaries on juveniles, teens, who become killers for differend needs or psychopathic urges. Alone, duos or groups; single to serial killings.
Time Out of Mind
Film (Drama) Composer George seeks refuge at Bellevue Hospital, a Manhattan intake center for homeless men, where his friendship with a fellow client helps him try to repair his relationship with his estranged daughter.
The Diamond Eater
Theater by Carrie Robbins Composer
Composer in Residence, NYC Musical Saw Festival
Music by Natalia "Saw Lady" Paruz Composer
Film (Short and Drama) Composer The Unexpected tells the story about a boy who is caught in an emotional roller coaster when he loses his parents in a car accident, forcing him to live with his grandmother who he's never met before. Eric will embark in a new life where he will find secrets from his family's past that will change his life forever. Written by Anonymous
Film by Mike Cahill, Brit Marling Composer
Composer in Residence - Golliard Ensemble
Music Composer in Residence
National Public Radio's "All Songs Considered" contest – first prize.
ASCAP PLUS Award
New York Innovative Theater award - Best Score