Jay Wadley

Sundance Film: Lucia, Before and After


Originally from Edmond, Oklahoma, Jay Wadley is a NYC/LA based composer and multi-instrumentalist. A graduate of the Yale School of Music (MM, AD), Jay has won two Charles Ives awards from the Academy of Arts and Letters as well as an ASCAP/SCI Student Composer Award. He has been commissioned by Carnegie Hall's Ensemble ACJW and his score for James Schamus' critically acclaimed Indignation (Lionsgate/Summit) was listed in "Best Scores of 2016" by IndieWire and Film Music Magazine. Upcoming projects/premieres include Anu Valia's Lucia, Before and After (Sundance 2017), Ernest Dickerson's Double Play (Rotterdam 2017), and Cruise, written and directed by Robert Siegel (The Wrestler). Jay's TV credits include The OA (Netflix), Lie to Me (FOX), Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (VH1), The Nine Lives of Chloe King (ABC Family) and orchestrations for Doctor Who (BBC). His films have been featured at Sundance, Berlin, BFI London, LA, Rotterdam, Tribeca and Montreal film festivals. His arrangements and orchestrations for Rufus Wainwright, Mark Ronson and Calexico have been performed by The San Francisco Symphony, New York City Opera, The Royal Ballet and the Louisville Symphony Orchestra, among others.

2017 Sundace Film Festival