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AARON KAPLAN

Aaron is a composer and multi-instrumentalist.  His compositions are known to draw from a broad range of styles and encompass many acoustic and electric instruments integrated with orchestral and electronic elements as well as jazz/blues and Americana.  In addition to his composing work, Aaron is a top-call session guitarist who has recorded for artists such as Britney Spears and Rod Stewart, the Emmy-winning Top Chef series, and several major motion pictures.  Aaron holds a bachelors degree from the Berklee College of Music. 

 

MATTHEW MCGAUGHEY

As a composer for film, television, ads and trailers, Matthew McGaughey is known for his broad ranging orchestrations and use of sound synthesis, which enables him to create a diverse musical language.  With this, his knowledge of current popular styles gives his compositions a contemporary and unique relevance that is much in demand.  Matthew holds a bachelors of music from the Eastman School of Music and a PhD in composition from the University of York in the UK.  His orchestral music can be heard in the trailers of major motion pictures, including Pacific Rim, Star Trek: Into Darkness, and World War Z.

 

Ali A. Memarian

Ali A. Memarian has been spearheading the creative direction of such long-running, Emmy Award winning series as: Project Runway, Top Chef, HBO's Project Greenlight, TLC's Who Do You Think You Are? and Bravo's The Real Housewives franchise for the past decade.  He graduated from Berklee College of Music and then moved back home to work in Los Angeles and pursue a doctoral degree in Musicology at Claremont Graduate University.  He is a songwriter and specializes in hip-hop, EDM and Top 40 style pop music genres.