Luke Flynn (b. 1988) is a composer and conductor living in Los Angeles, CA. In the media music industry, Flynn is a highly active force, composing the scores for a variety of films and video games, and working on film scores for the biggest composers in the industry, including John Williams, James Newton Howard, and Danny Elfman. His Hollywood music department credits include some of the biggest movies in the world, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney’s The Jungle Book, and Ghostbusters (2016).

As a concert composer, his music is regularly performed and commissioned by major symphony orchestras, choirs, and ensembles throughout the world. Flynn’s works also consistently win or place as a finalist in international composition contests, including the Sydney Australia Contemporary Orchestra call for scores, the South Korea Busan Maru International Composition Contest (orchestra), the Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, the CSUN Orchestra Northridge Composition Prize, and the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus Composition Competition.

Flynn holds a Master of Music Composition degree from Butler University, where he studied with Michael Schelle, a Bachelor of Arts in Music Composition from Clarke University, where he studied with Amy Dunker. He was the first American student to study music composition at the International University of Kagoshima in Japan, where he studied with Tadashi Kubo

Beneath the WaveVoicing: SSAATTBB  Solo(s): Soprano  Accompaniment: Unaccompanied  Performance Length: 8:00  Alternative Notation: Ocean sounds, rubbing hands, unvoiced blowing  Text Source: Luke Flynn  Language: Japanese  Seasonal/Liturgical Uses: Memorial Services, March  Descriptive Terms: Asian, Emotional, Natural Disaster, Threnody, Water  First Performance: Aug 08, 2011: Kagoshima Kokusai Daigaku Chorus, Luke Flynn, International University of Kagoshima, Japan Text Setting Composer’s Notes Source for Scores (P:E 616/617~2017-Q2)