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About David

  David Raiklen: composer-producer-host. David wasmentored by Oscarwinner John Williams and Pulitzer Prizewinner Mel Powel. Dr. Raiklen studied at USC and CalArts and later taught at those universities. He has worked for the major studios including Sony, Fox, Disney, Sprint, Mattel, Warner Bros and PBS, plus many independent productions. His projects have starred Elliott Gould, Doug Jones, Blythe Danner, and Martin Sheen. David made the New York Film Critics Top Ten with the documentaryHeist, the short list for an Academy Award® for Worth, and Mia, A Dancer's Journey won the Emmy.


David Raiklen compositions have been performed at the Hollywood Bowl and Disney Hall. He is also host of a successful radio program, Classical Fan Club, where guests include Yo-Yo Ma and John Williams; and is host and leader of The Academy of Scoring Arts seminars. David is currently producing and composing for Space Command, a series of epic adventures set in a hopeful future, live concerts, and producing Augmented Reality experiences.


Teaching is a big part of David’s life and he’s taught children of all ages plus adults for years, in schools and in private lessons across Southern California. Beginning piano, harmony, arranging, programming all made simple and fun!

Anaheim Music & Arts 714-999-5015 Anaheim CA