Jacob Yoffee

 Jacob Yoffee is currently the Resident Composer for the American Studio Orchestra and is scoring the upcoming Disney series ‘Andi Mack’ from the creator of Lizzie McGuire. In 2016 he was awarded an ASCAP Screen Music Award for his work on ‘Finding Carter’, a one hour drama on MTV and has worked on the trailer campaigns for Star Wars : The Force Awakens, Rogue One : A Star Wars Story, Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Men Tell No Tales, Disney’s The Jungle Book, Kubo & the Two Strings,The Hobbit : Desolation of Smaug, X-Men: Days of Future Past & The Chronicles of Riddick.  He is known for his work on Showtime’s award winning ‘Time of Death’ series, Delirium, starring Emma Roberts and the WIGS series Blue, Christine & Celia, directed by Rodrigo Garcia and starring Julia Stiles, Dakota Fanning & America Ferrera.

      

As a feature film composer Jacob has scored over twenty feature-length projects. In 2013 he scored Pawn, an action-thriller starring Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker, Ray Liotta, Michael Chiklis & Common and A Resurrection, a horror picture starring Mischa Barton and the late-great Michael Clarke Duncan. Jacob's concert music has been performed in the US and Great Britain at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, the Royal Academy of Music and on BBC Radio. Also a performer, Jacob was signed to Inner Circle Music Records in 2007, releasing his debut album, "Dead Reckoning." The album's release concert garnered an article featuring Yoffee in the New York Times as well as the cover of Saxophone Journal magazine.

 

He holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Orchestral Composition & Jazz Performance and a Master's degree from New York University where he studied with Ira Newborn, Sonny Kompanek and Deniz Hughes. While at Peabody he studied with composers Morris Moshe Cotel, Christopher Theofanidis and the saxophone legend, Gary Thomas. In May 2012 he was awarded 'Outstanding Recent Graduate' from Johns Hopkins University.