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Steven Bernstein's Resumé

Credits

“It is useless to play lullabies for those who cannot sleep.”
-John Cage

 

 

 

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Animaniacs
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Songs, Conducting
**1999, 1998, 1997, 1994 Daytime Emmy Award Winner:
Outstanding Composition

**1996, 1995 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination
Outstanding Composition

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Pinky and the Brain
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Conducting, Vocals
**1999, 1998, 1996 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination:
Outstanding Composition

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Freakazoid
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Conducting
**1996 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination:
Outstanding Composition

Baby Looney Tunes
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore
**2005 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination:
Outstanding Composition

Histeria!
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Songs, Vocals, Conducting

**2000 Daytime Emmy Award Winner
Outstanding Composition
**2000 Annie Award Nomination
Outstanding Individual Achievement for
Music in an Animated Television Production

Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Conduciting

Steven Spielberg Presents: Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain
(Warner Bros.)

Underscore, Vocals (Main Title)


 

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Tiny Toon Adventures
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Orchestration

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Tiny Toons:
It's a Wonderful Christmas
(Warner Bros.)
Underscore

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Tiny Toons:
Night Ghoulery
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Tiny Toons:
Easter Special
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Toonsylvania
(Dreamworks)
Main Title (Lyrics by Paul Rugg)

Taz-Mania
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore

Make Way for Noddy
(SD Entertainment)
Main Title, Underscore, Songs, Lyrics

Noddy Saves Christmas
(S.D. Entertainment)
Animated Special
Underscore, Songs, Lyrics

Noddy and the Island Adventure
(SD Entertainment)
Animated Special
Underscore, Songs, Lyrics

Noddy and the Magical Moondust
(SD Entertainment)
Animated Special
Underscore, Songs, Lyrics

Noddy Music Videos
(SD Entertainment)
Featured Songs, Music and Lyrics

Say It With Noddy
(SD Entertainment)
100 Language-learning interstitials
Song, Underscore, Lyrics

Safety Smart: Online
(Disney)
Series of educational safety videos
Additional Music

Manny the Uncanny
(Disney)

Underscore, Main Title, Conducting

 

Monkey Boys
(Disney)

Underscore, Conducting

Sam Plenty in Underdoom
(Jim Henson Company)

Web Series
Main Title, Underscore

Dig Into History
(Royal Highway Prods.)
Main Title

 

 

 

 

Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys
(The Asylum)
Horror Feature; James Cullen Bressack, dir.

Pernicious
(Independent)
Horror Feature; James Cullen Bressack, dir.

Keeper
(Independent)
Contemporary Short Subject

Moving On
(Independent)
Contemporary Short Subject

Song of David
(Independent)
Award-winning Theatrical Short Subject

 

Would I Lie to You?

(Independent)
Contemporary Romantic Comedy

Underscore, vocals

 

Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish
(Warner Brothers)
Animated Feature
(Co-composed with Richard Stone,
Julie Bernstein, Gordon Goodwin & Tim Kelly)

Underscore, Conducting, Vocals
**2000 "Annie" Award Nomination
Outstanding Individual Achievement
for Music in an Animated Feature Production

 

Tom and Jerry: Blast Off to Mars
(Warner Brothers)
Animated Feature

 

Baby Looney Tunes: Egg-straordinary Adventure

(Warner Brothers)

Animated Feature

Underscore, Songs and Lyrics, Vocals

Flintstones Christmas Carol
(Hanna-Barbera)
Animated Feature

 

Arabian Nights
(Hanna-Barbera)
Animated Feature

 

Safety Smart
(Disney)
Educational DVD

My Little Pony
(Sony)
Additional music

 

 

Pooh's Prayer
(Independant)
Award-winning Short Subject

 

 

Pre-roll Music/ Studio Music Logo
(Dragonherder Entertainment)

The Glendale Ogre Project
Live action short

 

 

 

 

Skyfall
(Thomas Newman, composer)

 

The Amazing Spiderman
(James Horner, composer)

 
Black Gold
(James Horner, composer)
 

Have A Laugh!
(multiples)
Re-orchestrated by Steve Bernstein

 

The Spiderwick Chronicles
(James Horner, composer)

 

 

Millions
(John Murphy, Composer)

 

 

Windtalkers
(James Horner, composer)

 

 

City by the Sea
(John Murphy, composer)

 

 

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(James Horner, composer)

 

 

The Perfect Storm
(James Horner, composer)

 

 

L.A. Law Movie
(David Williams, Composer)

 

 

A Glimpse of Hell
(David Williams, Composer)

 

 

Supernova**
(David Williams, Composer)

 

 

The King and I**
(WIlliam Kidd, Composer)
Animated feature

 

 

Mighty Ducks 2**
(J.A.C. Redford, Composer)

 

 

L.A. Story**
(Peter Melnick, Composer)

 

 

Convicts
(Peter Melnick, Composer)

 

 
Star Trek:
The Next Generation**
(Fred Steiner, Composer)
 

 

 

 

 

 

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra

Guest Conductor

Spiderman 3
(Fox, Christopher Young, composer)

 

A Glimpse of Hell
(FX, David Williams, composer)

 

Supernova
(MGM, David Williams, composer)

 

Winchell
(HBO, Bill Conti, composer)

 

Phantoms
(Miramax, David Williams, composer)

 

Warner Brothers Animation
(See Television Credits)

 

 

 

  ( * = Film Music Reconstruction)
 

Animaniacs Live!

(Rob Paulsen and Randy Rogel, producers)
Arrangements/orchestrations (with Julie Bernstein) Conducting

 

 

Lonely Town

(Rylan Records; Grammy-nominated CD)
Arrangement/conducting

Allan Kaplan, Trombone with Orchestra

 

 

Pops Plays Puccini

(Telarc)
Arrangements of Puccini arias
(#1 Seller recorded by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra)

 

Tweety's High-flying Adventure

(Kid Rhino/Warner Brothers)

Co-producer, Music and Lyrics, Vocals

 

Play Time

(SmartSound Music Library)

Full disk of proprietary library music

 

 

Tokyo Disney: Harbors of the World;

Arabian Coast

(Disney)

Arrangements, Orchestration

 

 

The Chamber Works of Kevin Kaska and

Jack Jarrett

(Independent)

Co-Producer

 

Rise Up Shepherd

(Allport Productions)
Arrangement for "Gospel for All"
Aleta Braxton, managing director

 

Danger Rangers
(PBS)
Arrangements/production
Songs by Randy Rogel

 

Jazz Carols
Arrangements of Christmas favorites
Mastersingers Holiday Entertainment

 

Wizard of Oz *

(Philips)
Recorded by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra,
John Mauceri, conductor

 

 

Gone With the Wind *

(Universal Classics)
Performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra,
John Williams, conductor

 

 

It's a Wonderful Life *
and A Christmas Carol *

(Royal Philharmonic)
Recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,
David Newman, conductor

 

 

The Deer Hunter *
and Flashdance*

(Telarc)
Recorded by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra,
Erich Kunzel, conductor

 

 

Around the World in 80 Days*

(Intersound)
Recorded by Lalo Schifrin

 

 

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly*

(Telarc)
Recorded by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

 

The Bride Of Frankenstein Suite *

(Telarc)
Recorded by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

 

The Searchers *
Performed at Royce Hall, UCLA,
David Newman, conductor

 

 

Key Largo*
Commissioned by John Waxman

John Williams, cond.

 

 

Woman of the Year *
Commissioned by John Waxman

John Williams, cond.

 

 

Taras Bulba *
Commissioned by John Waxman

John Williams, cond.

 

 

The Shootist *
Commissioned by John Waxman

John Williams, cond.

 

 

Juarez Overture *
Performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra

John Williams, cond.

 

 

The Invisible Ray Suite *

(Silva Screen)
Recorded by the Berlin Radio Symphony

 

 

Somewhere Over the Rainbow*

(Telarc)
Recorded by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

 

 

The Snowman*

(Telarc)
Recorded by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

 

 

 

 

Snapshots
Five bagatelles for soprano, oboe and cello
Co-composed with Julie Bernstein

Commissioned by the Young Musicians Foundation

 

Shabbat HaMalkah
A setting of a mystical poem greeting the Sabbath Queen
Chorus, soprano and tenor solos, and piano

Soon to be available in SSAA

Written for the Max Helfman Institue

 

The Peace Giver
Four carols for the Christmas season.
Chorus, strings and piano (Piano-only accompaniment in progress)

 

To Speed Them All
An oratorio for peace at Christmas time.
Chorus, SATB soloisst, chamber orchestra

Commissioned by the Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church

 

 

A Simple Message
A collage of texts in hope of peace.
Chorus, soloists, narration and wind ensemble

Commissioned by the Colorado Chorale

 

 

Prologue to Morning
Oratorio pitting the Watchman against Everyman
Chorus, soloists, chamber orchestra

 

 

A Single Continent
Three movements set to Emily Dickinson poetry.
Chorus and Piano

 

 

Hashkiveinu
Modern setting of a Hebrew prayer for peace
Chorus a cappella

 

 

This Joyous Day
An Easter anthem
Chorus, piano, organ, brass and percussion

 

 

Psalm 27
Choral anthemChorus and piano

 


Emeralds: Poems from Medieval Ireland
Four art songs about men and women
Soprano and piano

(2nd Prize, National  Association of Composers, USA)

 

Sonata
Three movements for violin and piano

 

Syrtos
Based on an ancient Greek round dance, this piece featuries different
accounts of the death of Archimedes, father of circular geometry.
Four percussionists and four singers (SATB)

 

Flute Flies
A set of three pieces for solo flute

 

 

Here We Come A-Caroling
a cappella chorus

 

 

Here Comes Santa Claus
a cappella chorus

 

 

Jingle Bells
a cappella chorus with solos for soprano and baritone

 

 

I'll Be Home For Christmas
a cappella chorus

 

 

Christmas Song
a cappella chorus

 

 

O, Holy Night
Chorus, soloists, chamber orchestra

 

 

O, Holy Night
a cappella chorus

 

 

Chanukah, O Chanuka
a cappella chorus

 

 

Mi Yimalael
a cappella chorus

 

  Rock of Ages
a cappella chorus

 

 

 

 

 

That Voice-over Improv Thing
Deanna Oliver, Director
Co-score-improvisor for comedy podcast

 

Dance Flick
(Paramount Pictures, MTV Films, Wayans Brothers Entertainment)
Damien Dante Wayans, Director
Cameo as "The Conductor"

 

The Joynt - Comedy Improv Performance
Joy Theater
Josh Minnick, Director
Performer; Three productions

 

Hair
Heliotrope Theater

Music Director, Conductor, Keyboards
John DiFusco, Director
**Nominated for "Robby Award" for Best Music Direction
Extended run

 

 

Jacques Brel Is...
Back Alley Theater

Music Director, Conductor, Keyboards
Allan Miller, Director
Extended run

 

 

 

BMI - Conducting Workshop Fellow

Lucas Richman, instructor

Advanced Studies Certificate:
Composition for the Music Industry
USC Schools of Music and Cinema/Television

Master of Music in Composition
USC School of Music
**Departmental Award, Composition

Bachelor of Music in Theory/Composition
University of Colorado School of Music
**Outstanding Graduate of the School of Music
**Summa Cum Laude
**Fiske Memorial Scholarship

 

Max Helfman Institute - Composing Fellow

BMI

ATAS (Academy of Television Arts & Sciences)

AFM Local 47

SAG

SCL (Society of Composers and Lyricists)

FMS (Film Music Society)

Max Steiner Music Society: Honorary Life Member

 

Please download the full resume here.

Resumé: Steven Bernstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Spielberg Presents: Animaniacs
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Songs, Orchestration, Vocals, Vocal Conducting
**1999, 1998, 1997, 1994 Daytime Emmy Award Winner:
Outstanding Composition

**1996, 1995 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination
Outstanding Composition

Steven Spielberg Presents: Pinky and the Brain
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Songs, Orchestration

Vocals, Vocal Conducting
**1999, 1998, 1996 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination:
Outstanding Composition

**1999 (x2), 1997 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination:

Best Original Song


Steven Spielberg Presents: Freakazoid
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Songs, Orchestration, Conducting,

Vocals, Vocal Conducting

**1997 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination:

Best Original Song
**1996 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination:
Outstanding Composition

 

Baby Looney Tunes
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore
**2005 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination:
Outstanding Composition

 

Histeria!
(Warner Brothers)

Underscore, Songs,

Vocals, Vocal Conducting
**2000 Daytime Emmy Award Winner
Outstanding Composition

**2000 "Annie" Award Nomination
Outstanding Individual Achievement for
Music in an Animated Television Production

**2000 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination for Best Original Song


Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries
(Warner Brothers)
Songs, Vocal Conducting, Orchestration

 

Steven Spielberg Presents: Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain
(Warner Bros.)

Underscore, Songs, Vocals, Vocal Conducting

2000 Daytime Emmy Award Nomination for Best Original Song

 

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Tiny Toon Adventures
(Warner Brothers)
Orchestration

 

Steven Spielberg Presents: Tiny Toons: It's a Wonderful Christmas
(Warner Brothers)
Orchestration

Steven Spielberg Presents: Tiny Toons: Night Ghoulery
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Orchestration

 

 

Steven Spielberg Presents:

Tiny Toons: Spring Break Special
(Warner Brothers)
Underscore, Songs, Orchestration,

Vocal Conducting


Batman Beyond
(Warner Brothers)
Songs, Vocal Conducting

 

Crazy Careers
(Warner Brothers)

Interstitials

Arrangements, Orchestration
1996 Network Award for Music Package/Sound Design

Steven Spielberg Presents:
Toonsylvania
(Dreamworks)
Main Title (Lyrics by Paul Rugg), Songs

Vocals, Vocal Conducting

Make Way for Noddy
(SD Entertainment)
Main Title, Songs, Underscore,

Lyrics, Vocals

 

Noddy Saves Christmas
(S.D. Entertainment)
Animated Special
Underscore, Songs, Lyrics

 

Noddy and the Island Adventure
(SD Entertainment)
Animated Special
Underscore, Songs, Lyrics

 

Noddy and the Magical Moondust
(SD Entertainment)
Animated Special,

Underscore, Songs, Lyrics

 

Noddy Music Videos
(SD Entertainment)
Featured songs: Music & Lyrics

 

Say It With Noddy
(SD Entertainment)
100 Language-learning interstitials

Song, Underscore, Lyrics

 

Manny the Uncanny
(Disney)
Underscore

 

Monkey Boys
(Disney)
Main Title, Underscore

 

Sitting Ducks
(Universal)
Songs

 

Sam Plenty in Underdoom
(Jim Henson Company)
Main Title, Underscore

 

Dig Into History
(Royal Highway Prods.)
Main Title

 

Hollywood.com - Jingle
Orchestration, Vocals, Contracting

 

Energizer Battery
National Commercials
Orchestration
   

 

 

Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish
(Warner Brothers)
Animated Feature
(Co-composed with Richard Stone,
Steve Bernstein, Gordon Goodwin & Tim Kelly)
Underscore, Songs, Orchestration, Vocals,

Vocal Conducting            
**2000 "Annie" Award Nomination
Outstanding Individual Achievement
for Music in an Animated Feature Production

 

Tom and Jerry: Blast Off to Mars
(Warner Brothers)
Animated Feature
Underscore, Theramin

 

Baby Looney Tunes: Egg-straordinary Adventure

(Warner Brothers)

Animated Feature

Underscore, Songs and Lyrics, Vocals

Flintstones Christmas Carol
(Hanna-Barbera)
Animated Feature

Orchestration

 

Arabian Nights
(Hanna-Barbera)
Animated Feature
Orchestration

 

Carrotblanca
Warner Brothers animated short
Orchestration

 

I'm Mad
Warner Brothers animated short
Arrangement/Orchestration

 

Would I Lie to You?
Contemporary romantic comedy
Underscore, Orchestration, Vocals

 

Pooh's Prayer
Independant Short

 

Song of David
(Independent)


 

Hollywood.com
Theatrical trailer
Orchestration/Vocals/Contracting

 

Pre-roll Music/ Studio Music Logo
(Dragonherder Entertainment)

The Glendale Ogre Project
Live action short

 

 

Tweety's High-Flying Adventure
Kid Rhino/Warner Brothers CD
Co-producer, Music and Lyrics, Vocals, Vocal Conducting

 

Yakko's World
Kid Rhino/Warner Brothers CD
Associate Producer, Composition, Arrangements,
Orchestration, Vocal Conducting

 

Animaniacs
Kid Rhino/Warner Brothers CD
Associate Producer, Arrangements, Orchestration,

Vocal Conducting

Play Time

SmartSound Music Library

Full disk of proprietary library music

 

Go Tell It on the Mountain

(Allport Productions)
Arrangement for "Gospel for All"
Aleta Braxton, managing director

 

 

 

 

Little Green

Joni Mitchell
Arrangement for the Turtle Island String Quartet and Tierney Sutton, soloist

For the Grammy-nominated album After Blue

 

Snapshots
Five bagatelles for soprano, oboe and cello
Co-composed with Steven Bernstein

Commissioned by the Young Musicians Foundation

 

 

The River
Suite for Orchestra performed by COTA Symphony
Composer

 

 

 

Shalom Rav
a cappella SATB chorus with soprano solo;

A prayer for peace both global and personal
Composer

 

Hope is the Thing With Feathers
a capella SATB choral work set to Emily Dickinson's poem
Composer

 

Recessional
String quartet and harp; Private commission
Composer

 

String Quartet
String quartet in a single movement
Composer

 

Carol of the Bells
Arrangement commissioned by Mastersingers Holiday Entertainment
Arranger, Singer

 

 

Christmas Song
Arrangement commissioned by Mastersingers Holiday Entertainment

Arranger, Singer

 

 

Rhapsody on Wheels
Medley for orchestra commissioned by the Foundation for New American Music
Arranger

 

 

Sweet in the Morning
Choral works performed by the USC Chamber Singers
Arranger

 

 

Go Tell It on the Mountain

(Allport Productions)
Arrangement for "Gospel for All"
Aleta Braxton, managing director

 

   
 
 
 

 

 

 

Of Thee I Sing- Accompanist
Gershwin musical performed by the Lonny Chapman Group Repertory Theater

of North Hollywood
Accompanist

 

 

The Joynt - Comedy Improv Performance
Joy Theater
Josh Minnick, Director
Performer; Two productions

 

 

Mr. Raisin Head
Music for performance artist Erika Batdorf's one-woman show
Composer

 

 

Kid
Music for performance artist Erika Batdorf's one-woman show
Composer

 

 

 

Hollywood Chorale
Jan Petersen, cond.
Singer

 

 

The Dorians
Michael Ingham, cond.
Singer

 

 

Musica Antiqua
Alejandro Planchard and Bill Summers, conds.
Singer

 

 

Los Angeles Chamber Singers

Peter Ruttenberg, cond.
CD "Shenandoah" and various performances
Singer

 

 

Mastersingers Holiday Entertainment
Various performances throughout Los Angeles
Singer, Arranger

 

 

Film Music Vocal Library

Three selections

Singer

 

 

 

 

 

BMI - Conducting Workshop Fellow

Lucas Richman, instructor

BA in Music Theory and Composition

University of California Santa Barbara

Graduate Studies in Music Composition

California State University Northridge

Film Scoring and Orchestration

University of California Los Angeles Extension

Film Scoring Program

Grove School of Music

Composing & Arranging Program

Grove School of Music

Lehman-Engel Musical Workshop

Writing for Musical Theater/ Collaboration with lyricists

Advanced Studies in Music

Paris American Academy of Fine Arts

 

Max Helfman Institute - Composing Fellow

BMI

ATAS - Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

AFM - Local 47

SCL - Society of Composers and Lyricists

SAG - Screen Actors Guild

 

Please download the full resume here.

Julie Bernstein resumé