Jonathan Price is an American composer of new opera, musical theatre, film and concert works. His most recent musical EARTHBOUND, produced by SkyPilot Theatre Co. and featuring a book by Adam Hahn and lyrics by Chana Wise, was LA Weekly’s “Pick of the Week”. His film scores include New Line’s CYBERWARS, American World Pictures’ NECROSIS, Showtime’s RUSTIN, and Screen Media’s GIRLMEETSBOY. His opera THELION & THEWOODNYMPH was a winner of New Opera Works’ OIAM competition, and his pentaptych opera ÆSOPERA is a recipient of the American Composers Forum Subito grant.
Jonathan’s music for television has been heard on Showtime, The Discovery Channel, TLC, Oxygen, MTV, PAX, PBS, and Fox. With playwright/lyricist Jeff Goode (THEEIGHT: REINDEERMONOLOGUES), he composed the song “The Hubba Hubba Hula” for The Disney Channel’s AMERICANDRAGON: JAKELONG as well as the musical MARLEY’S CHRISTMAS, which was a finalist in the Search for New Voices in American Musical Theatre. Their family musical RUMPELSTILTSKIN is published by Samuel French.
His work as a soundtrack producer and synthesist can be heard in AN UNFINISHEDLIFE, THEGRUDGE, RUNAWAYJURY, SHADE, THECORE, THECOUNTRYBEARS, THESHIPPINGNEWS, and BANDITS.
He is currently writing the book and composing the music to the musical THEISLAND, featuring lyrics by Chana Wise, to be premiered by SkyPilot Theatre Co. July 2013. He is also composing the holiday opera THECHRISTMASOGRE with librettist Jeff Goode.