Brian Tyler

Brian Tyler is a composer who writes, arranges, and conducts musical scores for films. Born in Los Angeles, California, Tyler attended UCLA and Harvard University. He was a member of The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at UCLA, as part of the Epsilon Pledge Class. His musical career began at an early age, after being inspired by his Academy Award winning art director grandfather, Walter H. ...show more

Brian Tyler is a composer who writes, arranges, and conducts musical scores for films. Born in Los Angeles, California, Tyler attended UCLA and Harvard University. He was a member of The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity at UCLA, as part of the Epsilon Pledge Class. His musical career began at an early age, after being inspired by his Academy Award winning art director grandfather, Walter H.

Tyler. He traveled to United States and Russia, performing at concerts with his own written and composed pieces. Over the years he has played in many orchestras, ensembles, choirs, and in a number of rock bands and with artists such as Elton John, Foo Fighters' drummer Taylor Hawkins, and Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. Brian Tyler is a composer of over 50 films.

He composed and conducted the scores for "Eagle Eye" for producer Steven Spielberg, the box office hit "Fast and Furious", "The Expendables" and "Rambo" directed by Sylvester Stallone, "Law Abiding Citizen" starring Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler, the Keanu Reeves thriller "Constantine", the epic science fiction film "Battle: Los Angeles" and "Fast Five". He began scoring features shortly after he received his bachelor's degree from UCLA and his master's degree from Harvard University. Tyler's score for Bill Paxton's "Frailty" won him a World Soundtrack Award in 2002 as well as The World Soundtrack Award as Best New Film Composer of the Year. The following year he received an Emmy nomination for his score for "The Last Call" and has since won 5 ASCAP Film Music Awards for "Eagle Eye", "Fast and Furious", "Law Abiding Citizen", "The Final Destination", and "Constantine". ...show less