Other skillsSound Design, Music Editing
Highlighted references• Composer for “The Ribbon” (animated short which received over 50 awards and prizes in more than 20 countries)
• Composer for Kurt Browning (4x World Champion and 3x Olympic figure skater)
• Composer for figure skating shows (with touring company “Ice Dance International”)
AboutComposer | Bending Reed Music | France
Jonathan Galland is a French composer, recipient of numerous art grants and music awards in more than 20 countries and six continents. Jonathan has composed music for animated shorts, feature films, advertising, Public Service Announcement (PSA), and figure skating shows featuring Olympic athletes, national champions and performers from Disney on Ice, Stars on Ice, and the Cirque du Soleil. Jonathan Galland has also created original music for three-time Olympic figure skating legend and four-time World champion Kurt Browning.
Galland’s music has been featured on internet radios, in trade publications, and has been discussed on various film music blogs, podcasts, and at film festivals around the world. Classically trained from a young age as a violinist and through the French music conservatories, Galland later found his calling in the field of composition for motion pictures. He has earned a Master of Fine Arts in Music Production and Sound Design for Visual Media, with an emphasis on Film Scoring at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California.
Jonathan Galland is an approved submitter to the Academy Awards in the “Best Original Score” category. He is a member of the Recording Academy (hosts of the annual Grammy Awards) as well as the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS), where he has judged numerous times at the prestigious JUNO Awards. Galland was also on the voting panel of the 2021 World Soundtrack Awards in Belgium.
|2021||Harvard University||Higher Education Teaching Certificate|
|2019||Academy of Art University||Master of Fine Arts in Music Scoring for Visual Media|
|2015||Academy of Art University||BFA in Music Production and Sound Design for Visual Media|
|2011||Superior Institute of Sound Technics||Sound Engineering|
|2010||Sèvres International Sections High School||Music Technician Certificate|