|Title:||Artist in Residence - Commercial Music|
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 CDâ€™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 â€śGood Morning America, The Today Show, Oprah Winfrey,â€ť 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 â€śAnarchy Musicâ€ť 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.
â€˘ Founder, Anarchy Music Library, 2010. Domestic and worldwide distribution through one of the largest music library distribution companies in the US.
â€˘ 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.
â€˘ 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.
â€˘ ASCAP composer/writer (1992)
â€˘ ASCAP Publisher (2009)
â€˘ 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, Smillaâ€™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 â€śSpotsâ€ť for Foxsports Network
NFL National â€śSpotsâ€ť for NFL aired on various network