Elik Alvarez is a Venezuelan-born composer living in Los Angeles, who has managed to capture his audience in his unique compositions for the screen. A dynamic artist molded by traditional concert music, modern styles, and Latin inspired rhythms, he is committed to bring exciting innovations to each and every project he works on. Pursuing his art with enthusiasm and dedication, along with fashioning an ideal collaboration with filmmakers and fellow musicians, Alvarez has composed music for a variety of different endeavors.
Some of his most recent film scores include PEANUTS AND CRACKERJACKS (PAPITA, MANI, TOSTON), one of the biggest box office films in Venezuela (only third to Titanic and Maleficent), and the documentary feature HARRY & SNOWMAN described by Indiewire as “A cinematic boutique to the world…” released in theaters in Fall of 2016.
He has co-composed the music for some of the latest Sir. DAVID ATTENBOROUGH’S groundbreaking mini-series, including the LUMIERE Award winner and BAFTA nominated CONQUEST OF THE SKIES 3D, IMAX GALAPAGOS: Nature’s Wonderland, MICRO MONSTRES 3D and KINGDOM OF PLANTS 3D, which won Best Documentary Score at the 2013 INTERNATIONAL FILM MUSIC FESTIVAL PROVINCIA DE CORDOVA. Alvarez was a guest conductor during the Gala Awards ceremony at this festival, where he led the Cordoba Symphony Orchestra for the premiere of a concert suite based on the score to this award-winning documentary.
His many episodic TV credits include, ROBERT REDFORD’S AMERICA. THE BEAUTIFUL, SECRETS OF EGYPT, G.I. JOE SIGMA SIX, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, THE YUGIOH SERIES, and countless work on various specials featured on the Discovery Channel, such as Shark Week Special, OCEAN OF FEAR narrated by RICHARD DREYFUSS.
In addition to his others film and TV works, Alvarez wrote the music for the BUNDESLIGA official 2015 season opener at the Allianz Arena in Munich, which was perform in front of more than 67,000 people. He has also composed music for videogames and theatre.
Elik is also the co-founder and lead composer of MUSICMIND TRACKS, a fast growing music licensing company which clients include: TLC, BRAVO, MacGillivray Films, Original Media, Pink Sneakers, Bundesliga, Travel Channel, among many others.