Kenneth Lampl is an award winning composer of music for film and television whose work ranges from exuberant orchestral scoring to cutting edge electronic. Currently the Director of the Music Business and Technology Program at Hofstra University, he holds a D.M.A. in composition from the The Juilliard School of Music and an M.A. from Rutgers University. He was introduced to the world of film scoring in 1997 with a fellowship to the Tanglewood Music Festival which provided him the opportunity to study composition and conducting with John Williams.

He is represented by Ascending Artists. For further information, please contact: pmglassman@ascendingartists.net and visit www.kenlamp.com

Kenneth Lampl, Composer

Kenneth Lampl is an award winning composer of music for film and television whose work ranges from exuberant orchestral scoring to cutting edge electronic. Currently the Director of the Music Business and Technology Program at Hofstra University, he holds a D.M.A. in composition from the The Juilliard School of Music and an M.A. from Rutgers University. He was introduced to the world of film scoring in 1997 with a fellowship to the Tanglewood Music Festival which provided him the opportunity to study composition and conducting with John Williams.

He is represented by Ascending Artists. For further information, please contact: pmglassman@ascendingartists.net and visit www.kenlamp.com


Grants and Prizes

ASCAP CONCERT MUSIC AWARDS: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.

ASCAP STANDARD AWARDS FOR COMPOSERS: 1998, 1999, and 2000.

THE AMERICAN MUSIC CENTER: Margaret Jory Copying Assistance Grants, 1991, and 2000.

NEW JERSEY STATE COUNCIL ON THE ARTS: Composition Fellowship, 1991, 1996, AND 1999.

TANGLEWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL: TMC Composition Fellowship, 1998.

GRETCHANOV MEMORIAL PRIZE IN COMPOSITION: The Juilliard School 1995.

ASCAP AWARDS TO YOUNG COMPOSERS: 1991, 1992, and 1994.

RICHARD RODGERS FELLOWSHIP: The Juilliard School 1993.

HENRY MANCINI SCHOLARSHIP: The Juilliard School 1993.

CINCINNATI SYMPHONY YOUNG COMPOSERS AWARD: Parallax, 1991.

ASCAP RAYMOND HUBBELL FELLOWSHIP: 1991.

PRIX RAVEL: The American Conservatory in Fontainbleau, 1990.

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE: The Notre Dame Jazz Festival, 1989.

THE TANGLEWOOD MUSIC FESTIVAL: Composer Fellow, 1998.
Composition Studies with John Williams.
Conducting Studies with Jorma Panula.


Films completed or in development:

THE OCEAN (2008)
Original Score
Directed by Dante Tomaselli
Starring Dominique Swain (ALPHA DOG), Victor Pastores (THE SOPRANOS) and Dee Wallace (THE HILLS HAVE EYES),

RAM (2008)
Original Score
Directed by David Knappe
Starring Ray Park (PHANTOM MENACE) and Jack Mulcahy (THE BROTHERS MCMULLEN)

ROYAL KILL (2008)
Original Score
Directed by Babar Ahmed
Starring Pat Morita (KARATE KID) and Eric Roberts (RUNAWAY TRAIN)

WINTER OF FROZEN DREAMS (2007)
Original Score
Directed by Eric Mandelbaum.
Starring Thora Birch (AMERICAN BEAUTY), Keith Carridine (NASHVILLE) and Brendan Sexton III (BOY'S DON'T CRY).

SATAN'S PLAYGROUND (2006)
Original Score
Directed by Dante Tomaselli
Starring Felissa Rose (SLEEPAWAY CAMP), Ellen Sandweiss (THE EVIL DEAD) and Edwin Neal (THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE)

Theatrical Trailer Score:

THE SENTINEL (2006)
Directed by Clarke Johnson
Starring Michael Douglas (ROMANCING THE STONE), Keifer Sutherland (LA CONFIDENTIAL) and Kim Basinger (BATMAN).

Additional Music:

POKEMON MEWTWO RETURNS (2000)
Directed by Masamitsu Hidaka

POKEMON: THE FIRST MOVIE (1999)
Directed by Michael Haigney


Film Festival Nominations:

EMMY AWARD: Empty, dir. by Mica Herman, Student Film Division, Original Score, 2001

ACADEMY AWARD: Six Miles of Eight Feet, dir. by Ben Tomlin, Student Film Division, Original Score, 2000

HOUSTON FILM FESTIVAL: Honorable Mention, Believe, dir. Aaron Saidman, Original Score, 2000.


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