Will Hammond has over 10 years of experience in music, theater and the digital arts, graduating from Cathedral School for Boys and singing in the Grace Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys and the Urban School of San Francisco. While studying at San Francisco State University, he wrote and arranged the smash hit “Hold You Tight” performed by Tara Kemp on the Warner Bros. label. The song went to #3 on the Billboard Pop and R&B charts and went to become a certified gold record with 800,000 units sold.
Will Hammond’s experience in digital media & video production has involved him in various projects, specifically teaching music video production at ZEUM, instructing high school teens for a local television program for BAYCAT (Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts & Technology) as well as teaching theater arts & filming a documentary based on the youth choir at Megan Furth Academy (formerly Sacred Heart Elementary) in San Francisco. Currently, he started a digital media program called The Media Center at Mission High School. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, the Bernard Osher Foundation and a Phil Brown Broadcast scholarship in Video Production and Editing.
Name: Will Hammond Jr.
Lives in: Berkeley, California
Company: MelodyBox Media
Occupation: Actor, Editor, Music Composer, Music Supervisor, Sound Designer, Sound Editor, Sound Mixer and Voice Artist
Unique traits: Goatee
Theater by New York Theatre Workshop/Jo Bonney Composer
Romeo & Juliet
by Bazmark/Baz Luhrmann Stand-In
Music by Warner Brothers Songwriter/Arranger
Lucille Lortel Award
RIAA Gold Record
City College of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
San Francisco State University (San Francisco, CA)