Michael McCuistion is an Emmy Award-winning composer who writes for film, television, multimedia and the concert hall. Nominated for ten Emmy Awards and five Annie Awards, he also composed and conducted the music for the Oscar-winning short film My Mother Dreams The Satan’s Disciples In New York, Activision’s Spider-Man: The Movie Game and Spider-Man 2: The Game which were released simultaneously with both blockbuster motion pictures. McCuistion holds both a bachelor’s degree in classical music composition and a master’s degree equivalent in film music composition. He studied with film music legends Jerry Goldsmith, Henry Mancini, David Raksin and Irwin Kostal, receiving many academic honors throughout his education.
McCuistion’s most recent concert work, Jazz Moods (for clarinet choir) premiered both in the United States and in Italy at the International Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFest Convention. He is currently composing for Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and a number of other short and long-form media productions. McCuistion has recorded film, television and concert works in the United States, Europe and Australia, and he presently resides in Los Angeles.