Catherine Grealish is an award-winning LA-based composer for film, games, media and live performance. A multi-instrumentalist, she is a classical and jazz singer, and plays violin, piano, and guitar. Catherine recently won the Independent Music Vox Pop Award for her soundtrack for the film All Things Hidden.
“I compose music for media because I love the collaborative process. There is nothing better than having the built-in muse of the story, the picture and a fellow creative’s passion. I believe my strength lies in bringing to life the musical story my collaborator has in mind. They describe it and I compose it.”
Catherine’s music has been featured in award-winning films, including the shorts The Last Light and Dressing Up. She has also scored many other independent films including The Last Buck Hunt, Citizen Heroes and All Things Hidden along with the popular web series Capitol Hill. Catherine is currently scoring the video games Ancient Aliens: Severed Skies and The Hole Story.
Her work for Didgeridoo and chamber orchestra "For Those Who Have Walked Ahead" premiered at Benaroya Recital Hall as part of Celebrate World Music in March 2013. Catherine’s orchestral work "Artist and The Muse" premiered in 2012. She continues to be involved in numerous film, game and live performance projects.
Catherine graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Music at Cornish College of the Arts. She then achieved her Masters of Music from Boston University and also completed the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring program.
Catherine is from Tasmania, Australia. She moved to the United States in 1998 to pursue a career in music.