Photos with Alexander Arntzen
Alexander Arntzen is a film composer of multiple genres, styles, and mediums. Alexander started his music composing career before he graduated from high school. In 2006 he wrote a piece called, "Inspiration" for Special Olympics that became the opening ceremony theme. In 2007 he wrote a song for DSALA's annual Buddy Walk called, "I'll Walk With You". Alexander's talent was honored locally at Campbell Hall High School in 2009 when the Commencement music he wrote, called "Now Our Time Has Come!" played during the ceremony at Disney Hall. Read more... Writing & Composition Scholar from 2009 - 2013. He was also the first recipient ever to be awarded the Berklee College of Music Campus Impact Award for the 9/11 Berklee Memorial Concert. During the Summer of 2010 Alexander was honored to accept an internship with Hans Zimmer. In the Fall of 2010 Alexander was asked to write a new theme song for the PBS TV Series "Great Decisions". Since the summer of 2012 Alexander has been writing additional music for Lifetime & SyFy TV Channels. In the Summer of 2013 Alexander had the privilege of interning for Danny Elfman and assist with transcribing scores for his concert, "Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton". Alexander was also active within Berklee College of Music where he was the Vice President of the Film Scoring Network from 2010-2011 and the President from 2011-2013. He initiated reaching out to powerful and influential Composers, Producers, Directors and Agents to be interviewed ala "Inside The Actors Studio" for students to learn about their methods and paths to success.. Alexander was able to personally interview Michael Giacchino, John Powell, Simon Wells, Mike Post, Richard Marvin, Michael Gorfaine & Samuel Schwartz, Roy Conli, and Thomas Newman, to name a few. Alexander feels very fortunate to be able to pursue his passion for film scoring in visual media and looks forward to each new project.