PMA Academy: A Session with Carlos Rafael Rivera
CARLOS RAFAEL RIVERA is an EMMY Award winning composer, whose career has spanned several genres of the music industry. He mentored with the incomparable Randy Newman while studying at USC’s Thornton School of Music. He most recently scored the NETFLIX Mini-Series THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT, starring Anya Taylor-Joy.
His other work for Film and TV includes scores for Netflix’ GODLESS, directed by Scott Frank and produced by Steven Soderbergh, starring Jeff Daniels and Michelle Dockery, as well as Universal Pictures’ A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES, starring Liam Neeson.
As a guitarist, he has performed onstage as opening act for The Who at the Hollywood Bowl; recorded studio sessions for Island/Def Jam, and Universal Records; and had songs featured on feature soundtracks (CRASH, DRAGONFLY), as well as NETFLIX’s FIREFLY LANE, ABC’s SCRUBS, MTV, and VH-1.
Carlos is Assistant Professor and Director of the Media Writing and Production Program at the acclaimed Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.
Join us on Tuesday, 1/26/21 at 11am PST for an inspiring session.