Hanan Townshend

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Hanan Townshend is a film composer based in Austin, Texas. He began studying piano at six-years-old in his home along the ocean in rural New Zealand. It's here that he began writing and performing popular music for bands as a young adult. Townshend found himself fascinated by the relationship between music and visual art specific to film. This led him to pursue film composition after receiving his bachelors in composition and music studies from University of Texas and Victoria University (Wellington, NZ), studying under Bruce Pennycook, John Psathas, and grammy-nominated Mitch Watkins. Read more...