2020 ASCAP Columbia University Film Scoring Workshop

Composer Spotlight: Aaron Berkson


Aaron Berkson is an award-winning composer and digital designer. He graduated with a Master’s in Composition for Screen from the Royal College of Music in London (2019). He obtained the Juilliard Evening Division Certificate in Core Musical Skills, and holds a BS in Computer Science with a Minor in Music from Carnegie Mellon University. 

His music has been licensed for television and independent film, and was a winner in the jazz genre of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. He has worked as a sound designer and music editor in video games, and has also spearheaded the sonification of enterprise business applications. He has worked with a variety of musical textures from guitars to synthesizers to classical instrumentation, to create thematically-based music and atmospheres for storytelling.



2020 ASCAP Columbia Film Scoring Workshop

Meet all the participants of this year's workshop