RYAN SHORE is an Emmy Award and Grammy Award nominated composer and songwriter for film, television, games, records and theater. His versatility and effortless ability to collaborate have quickly made him one of today’s most sought-after composers.
He was named Assistant Music Director and Contributing Composer / Arranger / Orchestrator for the 2015 Academy Awards, where he worked with artists including Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Anna Kendrick, Common, Tim McGraw, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jennifer Hudson.
Shore has scored over 30 feature films including The Shrine (Grammy nomination, Best Score), Prime (Universal), Harvard Man (Lions Gate), The Girl Next Door (Anchor Bay), Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (Warner Bros), Stan Helsing (Anchor Bay), Cabin Fever 2 (Lions Gate), and Numb (Sony).
His television credits includes both score and songs for Disney’s newest animated series Penn Zero: Part Time Hero, songs for Sesame Street (PBS), and music for P.O.V. (Emmy nomination) and The X Factor (FOX). He scored the video game Spy Hunter (Warner Bros), and he created many of the original full orchestral arrangements and orchestrations for Jackie Evancho’s Heavenly Christmas (Sony) album, which reached #1 on the US Billboard Classical Albums chart.
Shore’s Broadway and theater credits include orchestrations and arrangements for Broadway benefit concerts starring Tony Award winners Sutton Foster, Idina Menzel, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Kristen Chenoweth, Heather Headley, and Faith Prince, as well as music directing the Los Angeles production of Heathers: The Musical, directed by Andy Fickman.
In addition to composing, Shore plays saxophone and has performed with artists including John Williams, Matchbox Twenty, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, Natalie Cole, Dave Koz, Arturo Sandoval, Gerry Mulligan, Ana Gasteyer, Mark Ballas, and Clark Terry. He can be currently heard on the opening theme for the series Mulaney (FOX).