Christopher Young

About Christopher Young

Who is it?: Composer, Music Department, Soundtrack
Birth Day: April 28, 1958
Birth Place:  Redbank, New Jersey, United States
Genres: Film score
Occupation(s): Composer
Instruments: Orchestra
Years active: 1982–present
Website: officialchristopheryoung.com

Christopher Young

Christopher Young was born on April 28, 1958 in  Redbank, New Jersey, United States, is Composer, Music Department, Soundtrack. Composer Christopher Young was born on April 28, 1957 in Red Bank, New Jersey. After graduating from Hampshire College in Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music, Young went on to pursue his post-graduate studies at North Texas State University. Christopher moved to Los Angeles, California in 1980. He was originally a jazz drummer, but decided to become a film composer instead after listening to some of Bernard Herrmann's work. Moreover, Young not only has studied with noted composer David Raksin at UCLA Film School, but also teaches at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California. Christopher was honored with the prestigious Richard Kirk Award at the 2008 BMI Film and TV Awards.
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Popular As Christopher Young
Occupation Composer
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 28, 1958 ( Redbank, New Jersey, United States)
Birthday April 28
Town/City  Redbank, New Jersey, United States
Nationality United States

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Biography/Timeline

1980

Young was born in Red Bank, New Jersey. He graduated from Hampshire College in Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts in music, and then completed his post-graduate work at North Texas State University. In 1980, he moved to Los Angeles. Originally a jazz Drummer, when he heard some of Bernard Herrmann's works he decided to become a film Composer. He studied at the UCLA Film School under David Raksin. He teaches at the Thornton School of Music of the University of Southern California.

2008

Young was honored with the prestigious Richard Kirk award at the 2008 BMI Film and TV Awards. The award is given annually to a Composer who has made significant contributions to film and television music.

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