Sorensen, Todd
Title:
Artist in Residence - Commercial Music
Phone:
8018157761
Todd Sorensen Bio
Last Updated: 10/29/14 -

Todd Sorensen has over 25 years of experience in the music industry. He is most recognized and in demand as a session drummer and percussionist as well as an arranger/ composer and business owner. As a drummer/percussionist he has played on thousands of sessions, hundreds of CD’s, movies and promos for both domestic and international clients. As a composer he has worked on numerous album recordings but is best known for his work on music for the major networks and cable channels including ABC, CBS, NBC and shows such as “Good Morning America, The Today Show, Oprah Winfrey,” etc

His music has been found in film trailers for such blockbuster as Spiderman 2, X men 2, and others. His interest and experience in music production has lead him to develop a new music library venture called “Anarchy Music” providing world class promotional and production music to the industry.

In 2005 he started an online business with two additional partners. Drums on Demand www.drumsondemand.com was founded to provide high quality drum loops and song writing tools to composers/drummers and songwriters. Drums on Demand has been very successful and has over 15,000 clients in its database and has grossed over 1.8 million dollars since its inception.


Todd has been instrumental in working with UVU's administration in developing a Media Composition program which was approved and is one of the newest majors at UVU. He is excited to make a contribution at UVU and prepare students for the challenges they face. 

Key Achievements:

• Founder, Anarchy Music Library, 2010. Domestic and worldwide distribution through one of the largest music library distribution companies in the US.

• Co-founder, Drums On Demand (www.drumsondemand.com), 2005. Internet based producers of acoustic drum loops and songwriting tools. Since its inception Drums on Demand has exceeded $1,800,000 in total sales.

• 30 years as the most in demand drummer/percussionist and composer in the Intermountain area. Recorded on thousands of projects including every major television network and cable channel. As a composer I have written and produced over 400 music cues for some of the largest and best known music libraries in the business.

Professional Memberships:

• ASCAP composer/writer (1992)

• ASCAP Publisher (2009)

• BMI Publisher (2010)

Film Trailer Compositions

X Men 2, Spider-man 2, Runaway Jury, Against the Ropes, The Redemption, Tomb Raider 2, Bait, Proof of Life, Playing God, City of Industry, Con Air, Inspector Gadget, George of the Jungle, Fifth Element, Multiplicity, Smilla’s Sense of Snow, In the Army Now.

TV Promotional Music Compositions

ABC College Football Theme, ABC College Basketball Theme, ABC TGIF Christmas, ESPN American Sportsman, ABC Auto Racing Theme, Biography Channel, NFL on Fox.

TV Show Compositions (themes, promos, underscore cues)

Oprah Winfrey, Ryan Seacrest, ESPN Sports Century Year in Review, Good Morning America.

Studio Musician Performances Selected Film and TV Recordings (Drums, Percussion)

The Sandlot Film, Drums and Percussion

Army of Darkness Film, Percussion

YellowStone Imax Film, Percussion

The Librarian Made for TV Film (TNT), Percussion

Xena: Warrior Princess TV Series (Universal), Percussion

Hercules TV Series (Universal), Percussion

Montel Williams Show TV Series, Drums

Acura Commercial National TV Commercial

Antenne Bayern (German TV) German TV News Programming

Foxsports Various “Spots” for Foxsports Network

NFL National “Spots” for NFL aired on various network