David Majzlin


David Majzlin is an Emmy®-nominated composer and music producer whose eclectic, genre-bending approach to scoring spans across a myriad of styles unique to each project. Recently, he had the unique opportunity to work with opera superstar, Renée Fleming for the score to BEL CANTO, directed by Paul Weitz (ABOUT A BOY, AMERICAN PIE) and starring Oscar-winner, Julianne Moore and Oscar-nominated, Ken Watanabe. Other notable films include multiple Emmy-award-winning film THE LOVING STORY (HBO), directed by Nancy Buirsky, Emmy®-nominated SINS OF MY FATHER (HBO), multi-award-winner and audience favorite, HERB AND DOROTHY, (Independent Lens / PBS), award-winning doc ALTHEA (American Masters / PBS), YOUTH KNOWS NO PAIN (HBO), STILLE, (Winner - Best Score - Avignon Film Festival), multi-award-winning doc ANGEL OF NANJING, BEING REEL (Grand Prize - Project Greenlight Competition) and SHENANDOAH (Louverture Films, Netflix), directed by Pulitzer Prize-Winning photographer, David Turnley.

He also wrote and conducted the trailer music for IS ANYBODY THERE?, starring Michael Caine (Big Beach Films), additional music for DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL (Samuel Goldwyn Films, Venice Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival), SUNSHINE CLEANING (Nomination - Grand Jury Prize - Sundance Film Festival) - starring Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, and Alan Arkin, as well as source music for THE GHOST WRITER (dir., Roman Polanski, starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Catrall), ALL GOOD THINGS (dir., Andrew Jarecki, starring Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella), and THE JONESES (starring Demi Moore, David Duchovny, and Lauren Hutton).

He has also produced and created music for a myriad of television shows and promos including MOZART IN THE JUNGLE, PARENTHOOD, PERSON OF INTEREST, ANIMAL PLANET, UGLY BETTY, CSI, THE GHOST WHISPERER, GREYS ANATOMY, THE TONY AWARDS, CNN, CNBC, A&E, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, and 60 MINUTES. David's commercial compositions have earned a TELLY, CADDY, THE FIRST LONDON INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARD, AND THE INTERNATIONAL MONITOR AWARD.

Theater credits include MANIGMA starring Tony award-winner, Michael Aronov (OSLO, THE AMERICANS), LILY: HER LIFE, HIS MUSIC (DiCapo Opera Theater) starring mezzo-soprano, Audrey Babcock, and THE WINTER'S TALE with Omar Metwally (MIRAL, MUNICH), a rock musical produced for The Rude Mechanicals Theater Company.

David has also worked as a music coach with actors on set who are playing musicians for such films as THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED (Sundance / Essential Pictures), starring J.K. Simmons, Julia Ormand, and Lou Taylor Pucci, and GREETINGS FROM TIM BUCKLEY, starring Imogen Poots and Penn Badgley. He was also commissioned to compose original works for HELIOS DANCE COMPANY, whose BEAUTIFUL MONSTERS premiered at UCLA's Royce Hall (choreographer, Laura Gorenstein Miller) and Labyrinth Dance Theater (choreographer, Sasha Spielvogel). He has collaborated in animation with with directors, Chris Miller (PUSS IN BOOTS, SHREK THE THIRD) and Rania Ajami (JUMPING PAGES), as an orchestrator with composer Paul Cantelon (DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY) and as a programmer and arranger with recording artist Lou Reed, bassist Fernando Saunders and violinist Daisy Jopling of prodigal string trio TRIOLOGY. His unique background and experiences have also made him a sought after teacher and he has designed curricula at UCLA Extension and the MFA Masters program at NY FILM ACADEMY.

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