5 Alarm Music’s Carew Named Composer Fellow for 2018 Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab

BURBANK, CA – Today, July 11, 5 Alarm Music, is pleased to announce that Music Director / Composer / Producer, Christy Carew, has been selected as a Composer Fellow by the Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound for the prestigious 2018 Sundance Institute Film Music and Sound Design Lab. The Lab, which runs from July 10 to 23 at the legendary Skywalker Sound Facilities, will bring together composers, directors and sound engineers to collaborate and develop music and sound for fiction and nonfiction film projects.

“I am so thrilled to have been chosen for this fantastic opportunity! I’m truly grateful to Peter and the entire team at Sundance, as well as Doreen and everyone at BMI. I want to give a big thank you to my 5 Alarm Music and ole family for the support as I embark on this new adventure, and can’t wait to bring back everything I learn,” commented Carew.

Carew, who has been with 5 Alarm Music for six years, has numerous film and TV credits to her career, most notably main titles themes for Secrets of the Earth and Deep Time History, as well as original music featured in: The Blacklist, Mr. Mercedes, Supernatural, The Player, Arrow, The Long Road Home, The Big Bang Theory, and the powerful short form documentary about infertility, The Empty Womb. As a concert music composer, she was a semi-finalist in 2013 for the Sorel Medallion Choral Composition Contest and has had her work premiered by the Reno Pops Orchestra.

“We are incredibly proud of the tremendous accomplishment Christy has achieved in being selected as a composer fellow by the prestigious and highly competitive 2018 Sundance Institute Film Music Lab. The guidance and knowledge being shared by mentors the likes of Thomas Newman, Tyler Bates and Harry Gregson-Williams is truly invaluable and I look forward to seeing Christy ascend to even greater heights. The 5 Alarm Music family and our loyal clients have been well aware of Christy’s undeniable talent for years and we’re extremely delighted and grateful that she's able to share her gift with new fans around the world,” added J.D. Adams, 5 Alarm Music’s General Manager.

As part of the Lab, Carew will be paired with up-and-coming filmmaker Daniel Hymanson from the Sundance Institute Director’s Lab, and sound designer Tom Myers of Lucasfilm, with whom she’ll be scoring scenes from the feature documentary Queen of the Battling Butterfly Brigade, culminating in an live chamber orchestra recording of the team’s original score on the legendary main stage of Skywalker Sound.

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About 5 Alarm Music

With over 16 years in the industry, the 5 Alarm Music library contains over 310,000 tracks across 80+ catalogs that are owned or represented exclusively. The library is one of the largest and most respected independent music libraries in the world, known for its unrelenting dedication to quality, authenticity, and expansive breadth of variety. Along with its extensive music catalog, 5 Alarm Music also owns two independent record labels: New Spin Records and Rescue Records, representing over 200 artists from the United States and the United Kingdom. Believing in the unique power of music and its significant impact on the quality and engagement of any production, 5 Alarm Music champions the elevation of production standards, and the access to world class music by providing exceptional customer service and superior quality to the broadcast industry. Based in Burbank, California, and boasting a global presence with offices throughout the USA, the UK and Canada, 5 Alarm Music is a division of ole, the world’s fastest-growing independent music publishing and rights management company.

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