Ryan Shore

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Ryan Shore
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Background information
Born (1974-12-29) 29 December 1974 (age 43)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Film score
Occupation(s) Composer, songwriter, conductor, music producer
Website www.ryanshore.com

Ryan Shore (born 29 December 1974 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian composer, songwriter, and music director for film, television, virtual reality, records, games, concerts, and theater. He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music.[1]

Music career[edit]

Shore was Assistant Music Director and Contributing Composer / Arranger / Orchestrator for the 87th Academy Awards, where he worked with artists Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Anna Kendrick, Common, Tim McGraw, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jennifer Hudson.

Shore’s composing credits include Star Wars: Forces of Destiny (Lucasfilm), Julie's Greenroom (Netflix) starring Julie Andrews with all new puppets from the Jim Henson Company, Penn Zero: Part Time Hero (Disney), Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (Warner Bros), Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon (Warner Bros),[2] R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls (Universal)(Emmy Award nomination, Outstanding Music Direction and Composition),[3] Spy Hunter (Warner Bros),[4] The Shrine (Grammy Award nomination, Best Score) Prime (Universal) starring Meryl Streep, Cop and a Half: New Recruit (Universal), Harvard Man (Lions Gate), The Girl Next Door (Anchor Bay). He also composed on-camera music for Fur, starring Nicole Kidman and Robert Downey, Jr., and was seen in the film performing his original music.

Shore has conducted orchestras around the world in recordings and concerts including The New York Philharmonic, The Hollywood Symphony Orchestra, The Skywalker Symphony Orchestra, The Czech Philharmonic, as well as conducting concerts for Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions and Soundtracks Live! featuring music from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Shore's Broadway and theater credits include orchestrations and arrangements for Broadway concerts starring Tony Award winners Sutton Foster, Idina Menzel, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Heather Headley, and Faith Prince, as well as music directing the Los Angeles production of Heathers: The Musical, directed by Andy Fickman.[5][6]

Shore plays saxophone and has performed with artists including John Williams, Matchbox Twenty, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, Natalie Cole, Dave Koz, Arturo Sandoval, Gerry Mulligan, Ana Gasteyer, Mark Ballas, and Clark Terry.[7]


Emmy Awards[edit]

Year Event Award Title Result
2016 Emmy Awards Outstanding Music Direction and Composition R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Nominated
2013 Emmy Awards Outstanding Promotional Announcement P.O.V. Nominated

Grammy Awards[edit]

Year Event Award Title Result
2012 Grammy Awards Best Score Soundtrack The Shrine Nominated


Personal life[edit]

Ryan Shore is the nephew of film composer Howard Shore.[9]
Ryan Shore is a certified private pilot.[10][11]


Year Title Label
2017 Tiny Christmas Varese Sarabande
2017 Cop and a Half: New Recruit Back Lot Music
2017 Julie's Greenroom Varese Sarabande
2016 Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon Lakeshore Records
2016 Floyd Norman: An Animated Life Ryan Shore Records
2015 R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls Back Lot Music
2015 Confession La-La Land Records
2014 Drew: The Man Behind The Poster Ryan Shore Records
2012 Peter Gunn (Spy Hunter)[4] WaterTower Music
2011 The Shrine Screamworks
2010 Offspring Ryan Shore Records
2010 Vulgar OCF Records
2010 Rising Stars Doberman Entertainment
2009 Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher and Other Short Film Scores by Ryan Shore MovieScore Media
2009 Shadows MovieScore Media
2008 Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer: Special Surround Edition MovieScore Media
2008 Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer MovieScore Media
2008 Numb/Kettle of Fish/Coney Island Baby MovieScore Media
2007 The Girl Next Door Film Music Downloads
2006 Headspace Film Music Downloads
2005 Prime Varese Sarabande

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  1. ^ Small, Mark (Spring 2012). "Looking for Challenges". Berklee College of Music. 
  2. ^ "Gangway! Get Ready for Ryan Shore's Score to 'Scooby Doo! And WWE: Curse Of the Speed Demon'! Watch the Animated Hijinks on Digital August 9". filmmusicdaily.com. 
  3. ^ Frederick, Brittany (April 28, 2016). "Interview: Emmy Award-nominated composer Ryan Shore". 
  4. ^ a b Reese, Emily. "Spy Hunter Gets New Soundtrack by Ryan Shore". ClassicalMPR.org. Minnesota Public Radio. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 
  5. ^ Snetiker, Marc (August 29, 2013). "Heathers the Musical, Based on the '80s Movie, Set for World Premiere in Los Angeles". Broadway.com. 
  6. ^ Ehren, Christine (May 23, 2000). "Film and Broadway Stars to Shine at "First Your Dream" Benefit June 12". Playbill.com. 
  7. ^ "Composer and Conductor Ryan Shore in the Diamond Lane". classic107.com. Retrieved January 17, 2017. 
  8. ^ "POV Films Nominated for 9 News & Documentary Emmy Awards". pbs.org. PBS. Retrieved 2013-07-12. 
  9. ^ "Ryan Shore Discusses Composing, Influences". awardsdaily.com. Retrieved March 19, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Perspective: A Forum for Film, TV, and Media Composers". perspectiveforum.net. Retrieved July 7, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Ryan Shore on Mindless Behavior: All Around the World". ascap.com. Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  12. ^ http://www.filmmusicdaily.com/?s=ryan+shore
  13. ^ http://moviescoremedia.com/?s=ryan+shore&searchsubmit=Search
  14. ^ "Spy Hunter: Original Video Game Soundtrack". WaterTower Music. 2012-10-09. Retrieved 2017-07-21. 
  15. ^ "Ryan Shore Discography at CD Universe". Cduniverse.com. Retrieved 2017-07-21. 
  16. ^ Varèse Sarabande. "Prime | Varèse Sarabande". Varesesarabande.com. Retrieved 2017-07-21. 
  17. ^ "film music | movie music| film score | Confession - Ryan Shore - Limited Edition". Lalalandrecords.com. Retrieved 2017-07-21. 
  18. ^ "Ryan Shore | Confession (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) | CD Baby Music Store". Cdbaby.com. Retrieved 2017-07-21. 
  19. ^ Varèse Sarabande (2017-03-29). "Julie's Greenroom | Varèse Sarabande". Varesesarabande.com. Retrieved 2017-07-21. 
  20. ^ "'R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls' Soundtrack Details". Film Music Reporter. Retrieved 2017-07-21. 

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