Blake Neely

BLAKE NEELY is an award-winning composer, whose work spans film, television and the concert world. He is currently scoring NBC’s “Blindspot,” and the CW’s “Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “Riverdale” and “Legends of Tomorrow.” Recent film work includes HBO Documentary Films’ “The Case Against 8,” the EPIX documentary “Serena” about tennis champion Serena Williams and the upcoming feature “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda.”

Neely has scored more than twenty television series, including CNN’s highly acclaimed Decades Series (“The Sixties” and “The Seventies”), “The Mentalist,” “Brothers & Sisters,” “Eli Stone,” and “Political Animals.” Among his film credits are “Life As We know It,” “The Great Buck Howard,” “The Wedding Date,” and “Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope.” He has received three EMMY® Award nominations for his scores to ABC’s “Pan Am,” the HBO mini-series “The Pacific,” and for his main title theme from the series “Everwood.”

Neely has worked as a co-composer, conductor, and orchestrator with such masters as Michael Kamen, Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, and Vangelis, writing additional music for “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “King Kong,” “Something’s Gotta Give,” “The Last Samurai,” and many others. An author of more than 25 instrumental method books, including the best-selling “Piano for Dummies,” Neely has been a featured lecturer on film music at the Sundance Institute, University of Southern California, Columbia College, UCLA, Hollywood Music Workshop Vienna, the Conservatory of Music Puerto Rico, NYU, and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.