RYAN SHORE is a 2x Emmy Award and Grammy Award nominated Canadian composer, songwriter and conductor for film, television, virtual reality, games, records and theatre. His ability to compose across an extremely wide range of music styles and genres, combined with his effortless ability to collaborate, has quickly made him one of Hollywood’s most sought-after music talents.
Shore was Assistant Music Director and Contributing Composer / Arranger / Orchestrator for the 87th Academy Awards, where he worked with artists including Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Anna Kendrick, Common, Tim McGraw, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jennifer Hudson.
Shore’s 60+ credits include scores for the animated series 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 Television Animation), Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (Warner Bros), Scooby-Doo! And WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon (Warner Bros), R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls (Universal), SpyHunter (Warner Bros), The Shrine (IFC), Prime (Universal), Cop and a Half 2 (Universal), Harvard Man (Lions Gate), The Girl Next Door (Anchor Bay), Stan Helsing (Anchor Bay), Cabin Fever 2 (Lions Gate), Numb (Sony), Sesame Street (PBS), P.O.V. (PBS), and The X Factor (FOX).
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 Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions and Soundtracks Live! featuring music from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Shore’s Broadway and theatre credits include orchestrations and arrangements for Broadway concerts starring Tony Award winners Sutton Foster, Idina Menzel, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Kristen Chenoweth, Heather Headley, and Faith Prince, as well as music directing the Los Angeles production of Heathers: The Musical, directed by Andy Fickman.
Additionally, 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. He can be currently heard on the opening theme for the series Mulaney (FOX).
Shore was born in Toronto, Canada and holds Canadian citizenship. He graduated with honors from the Berklee College of Music with a degree in Film Scoring.