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       Nathan Engelmann is a composer for film and multimedia based in Los Angeles. He works with Daniel James Chan (Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Emergence), and has written music on Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow since 2019. He recently composed the music for the disco musical film Wish Upon a Disco Ball (written and directed by Anabel Iñigo), which has already won several First Look awards, including Best Comedy Film. He has also worked with Marcelo Zarvos (Wonder, Fences, Ray Donovan), and David Schwartz (Arrested Development, Northern Exposure, Rules of Engagement). He has composed for video games, trailers, podcasts, virtual reality, TV, and award-winning short/feature length films.

 

       As a young composer and performer, Nathan experimented with a multitude of genres and outlets for his music. Playing a variety of styles in a number of ensembles, he eventually worked as the keyboardist for Bob Marley collaborator Norma Fraser in 2011. 

 

       Nathan attended the University of Oregon, where he received his Bachelor of Music in classical composition. While at Oregon, he composed for a variety of musical groups, including the Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth. He studied and performed as a pianist, vocalist, and conductor, eventually directing the new music vocal ensemble Sospiro. During this time, his concert works and film scores were featured at the Undergraduate Research Symposium and the Oregon Bach Festival.

 

       Nathan attended the Screen Scoring program at USC, where he received his Master’s degree. At USC, Nathan was personally mentored by Christopher Young (Spiderman 3, The Grudge, Drag Me to Hell), Patrick Kirst (Disney’s Earth, The Kissing Booth), and Emmy Award-winning composer Laura Karpman (Carrie, What If…?).