Gavin Brivik

FILM COMPOSER AND MUSIC PRODUCER

RESUMe

SKILLS 

  • Skilled in DAW's and Logic Pro X and Pro Tools
  • MIDI Orchestration and Mock-up's, creating original libraries in Kontakt
  • Mixing/ Mastering
  • Recording Techniques and Sound Engineer
  • Orchestration/Finale Notation
  • Studio/Jazz and Rock Guitarist
  • Additional Music Composer

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Winner the 2017 World Soundtrack Award for Best Original Composition by a Young Composer 
  • Winner of the Alan Menken Film Scoring Award (2017)
  • Winner of the Jimmy Van Heuson Film Scoring Award (2017)
  • 2017 Participant in the ASCAP/Columbia Film Scoring Workshop
  • Winner of the 2017 "NYU Promo Music Contest: Winning Music recorded by Prague Orchestra"
  • The 2015 NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop Top 6 selected “Film Composer’s To Watch” featured on ASCAP's website and featured in Filmmaker Magazine.  

EDUCATION

Conservatory of Music-University of Missouri-Kansas City - Kansas City, MO
Bachelor of Music Composition: Music Composition with an emphasis on electronic music, chamber music and orchestration. Graduated May 2016, Magna cum Laude.

New York University- New York, New York
Masters Degree in Scoring for Film and Multimedia
 

PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTION

Film Composition Instruction:

  • Mark Suozzo (American Splender, The Nanny Diaries)
  • Chris Hajian (Infiltrator, LAbyrinth)
  • John Corigliano (Altered States, The Red Violin)
  • Michael A. Levine (Cold Case, Assassin’s Creed, The Simpsons Movie)
  • Sean Callery (Elementary, Bones, Homeland, 24)

Orchestral/Chamber Music Instruction: 

  • Chen Yi (2006 Pulitzer Prize finalist) 
  • Zhou Long (Pulitzer Prize winner) 
  • James Mobberley (Rome Prize, Guggenheim Fellow)
  • Paul Rudy (Rome Prize)

Electronic/ Electro - Acoustic Instruction: 

  • Paul Rudy (Rome Prize)
  • James Mobberley