CHRIS MCELROY

media composer

ABOUT

Chris McElroy is a film and visual media composer of multiple genres and styles, with an emphasis on classical orchestration. He has a repertoire of scored films, shorts, documentaries, and video game projects ranging from students to working professionals. He graduated in 2020 from CSU Northridge with a Bachelors in Media Composition, under the guidance of Elizabeth Sellers and Clinton Rusich. In his time there he interned with Alexander Arntzen through the mentorship program provided at CSUN. The following year, he was accepted to USC’s Thornton School of Music, where he completed his masters in the prestigious Screen Scoring program. In his time there he was awarded the Warren Scholarship in Music, and worked with some of the leading film scoring professionals in Hollywood, including Patrick Kirst, Eric Schmidt, Jon Burlingame, Pete Anthony, Thanh Tran, Richard McIlvery, Gary Schyman, Chris Young, Siobhán Dougall, and Daniel Carlin. He looks forward to growing within the amazing community of young filmmakers, composers, and affiliated industry professionals he has already had the pleasure of working with, and with those he is yet to meet! 

 

MUSIC GALLERY

Buffalo Hunt - Western Orchestral
00:00 / 02:58
Horseback Chase - Fantasy Orchestral
00:00 / 02:41
What it Meant to Her - Dramatic Orchestral
00:00 / 02:08
Use the Trident! - Animated TV Orchestral
00:00 / 01:04
Get That Ring! - Animated TV Orchestral
00:00 / 00:41
March and Chorale - Classical String Quintet
00:00 / 01:34
Silly Monsters - Comedy Orchestral
00:00 / 00:21
Bridalveil Falls - Classical Brass Quintet
00:00 / 02:19
Road Rage - Action Minimalist
00:00 / 02:26
Antelope Valley - Classical Woodwind Quintet
00:00 / 02:24
Rolling Hills - Video Game Orchestral Loop
00:00 / 02:10
Red Anthem - Video Game Orchestral Cinematic
00:00 / 02:22
Desperate Fight - Video Game Orchestral Loop
00:00 / 01:17
Overly Patriotic! - Comedy Orchestral
00:00 / 00:30
You Can Rest Now - Dramatic Minimalist
00:00 / 00:49
I Can Do This! - Animated Orchestral
00:00 / 00:33
Conservatory Waltz - Video Game Orchestral Loop
00:00 / 02:12
Break the Staff! - Video Game Orchestral Cinematic
00:00 / 02:41
Sneaky Sneaky! - RomCom Orchestral
00:00 / 01:27
Reconciliation- Animated Minimalist
00:00 / 03:03
Cave Exploration - Video Game Minimalist Loop
00:00 / 01:15
The Toy Shop- Hollywood Orchestral
00:00 / 01:16
A New Day - Animated TV Orchestral
00:00 / 01:58
Reflective- Thriller Minimalist
00:00 / 01:15
Goodbye- Animated Minimalist
00:00 / 00:44
Rainbows - Video Game Jazz/Funk Loop
00:00 / 01:17
Where's Mommy? - Horror Orchestral
00:00 / 02:03
Evil Entrance- Hollywood Orchestral
00:00 / 03:34
Gone Wild- Experimental Jazz
00:00 / 04:39
The Cosmos- Hollywood Orchestral
00:00 / 01:33
Transformation - Animated Orchestral
00:00 / 01:43
Realization- Animated Minimalist
00:00 / 02:48
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"Without John Williams, bikes don't fly and neither do brooms in Quidditch matches nor do men in red capes. There is no Force, dinosaurs do not walk the earth. We do not wonder, we do not weep, we do not believe."

Steven Spielberg

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