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Alex Weston is a New York based composer.

 
 

Work

The Farewell - Scored a feature by writer/director Lulu Wang. Released July 12th, 2019. Soundtrack available now!

Removed Interludes - Album of original compositions released late 2018. Available on  all digital platforms

Removed Interludes - Album of original compositions released late 2018. Available on all digital platforms

What Breaks the Ice - Recently scored the debut feature by director Rebecca Eskries. More information available  here .

What Breaks the Ice - Recently scored the debut feature by director Rebecca Eskries. More information available here.

“Jane Fonda in Five Acts” - Orchestrated and composed additional music for this documentary with composer Paul Cantalon. Premiered on HBO 2018. Watch on  HBO Go  or On Demand.

“Jane Fonda in Five Acts” - Orchestrated and composed additional music for this documentary with composer Paul Cantalon. Premiered on HBO 2018. Watch on HBO Go or On Demand.

 Score for a feature film by directors Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh. Official selection at the 2014 Venice Film Festival, 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and 2015 Berlinale Film Festival. Watch on Netflix.

"Flora", is a score written for a video installation produced and directed by Theresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler. The piece was the Switzerland contribution to the 2017 Venice Bienalle. More information about the project  here . Score available on  all streaming platforms .

"Flora", is a score written for a video installation produced and directed by Theresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler. The piece was the Switzerland contribution to the 2017 Venice Bienalle. More information about the project here. Score available on all streaming platforms.

Score for feature length drama by director David Wexler. Watch on  Amazon Prime.  Score available on  all digital platforms .

Score for feature length drama by director David Wexler. Watch on Amazon Prime. Score available on all digital platforms.

Lifeguard - Two EPs cowritten and produced with songwriter and vocalist John Carnes.

Provided music for seasons 1 and 2 the Golden Globe winning show, "The Affair"

Score for feature-length narrative film. Dir. Tony Blahd. Official selection of the 2014 Slamdance Film Festival. Watch on Amazon Prime.

Contributed music for several episodes of the Ken Burns produced documentary for PBS.


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About

Alex Weston is a prolific composer whose film scores have premiered at festivals around the world including Sundance, the Berlinale, the Venice Biennale, Slamdance. His recent effort for Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, which premiered at Sundance 2019 and was purchased by A24, was described as “gorgeously scored” by Vanity Fair.  Weston's music has also been featured on The Affair (Showtime), Jane Fonda in Five Acts (HBO), the Ken Burns-produced documentary The Emperor of All Maladies (PBS), and various projects for NBC, Netflix and others.

After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University with a composition degree, Alex moved to New York and began working as music assistant to composer Philip Glass, helping Glass with various film and concert pieces, while also pursuing his own writing. Alex has had concert works commissioned by the Lyrica Chamber Music Ensemble, the Utah Wind Symphony, MADArt Creative, Ballet in the City, and more, including a recent performance at the John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts. Alex’s music encapsulates his wide-ranging influences, combining classical structures and orchestration along with more modern harmonic language, electronics, and textures

 Contact

email: alexwestonmusic@gmail.com

management:

Joe Augustine
August Creative Content
(646) 688-4929
Joe@AugustCreativeContent.com