Evan Lewis (b. 1981), originally from Portland, OR, completed the Film Scoring Certificate program at UCLA in 2009, where he has studied film composition with Thom Sharp, Robert Drasnin, and Craig Stuart Garfinkle.  He has studied electronic scoring with Peter Neff and Ed Kalnins, and conducting with Eimear Noone.  He has studied commercial music with Elizabeth Myers of Trivers Myers Music House, and music for video games with Lennie Moore.

 

He completed the Masters of Music program at Mannes College, The New School in 2008, where he studied privately with David Tcimpidis.  He was a winner of the Jean Schneider Goberman/Alaria Competition, and had his orchestral work, “Alecto,” premiered at the 2008 Contemporary Music Festival by the Mannes Orchestra, under the baton of guest conductor Michael Adelson.  He graduated with a BA with honors in music composition from Whitman College in 2003, where he studied classical composition with John David Earnest and jazz composition with David Glenn.  He has also studied with Conrad Cummings at Juilliard, Chen Yi at California Summer Music, and both Paul Moravec and Jennifer Higdon at Mannes College. 

 

He is a proud member of ASCAP, and has recently relocated to sunny Los Angeles after five years in cold New York City.  He plays piano, euphonium, and tuba, and enjoys running and hanging out with his wife and two cats in his spare time. 

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