Jake Morgan is an emerging composer and conductor from Galway who specialises in creating original music and audio for film, theatre, and video games. He studied composition and sound design at The Royal Irish Academy of Music and Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin. This past year, Morgan achieved his masters degree in 'Composition for Screen' from the University of Edinburgh.
Morgan has been commissioned to write original concert music for many orchestras world-wide, including; The Harbin Symphony Orchestra, Plovdiv Philharmonic orchestra, Sofia Sinfonietta, Varna Radio Orchestra, Gamelan Nua and the Galway Senior Youth Orchestra, as well as smaller chamber ensembles of many varieties.
Morgan has written and produced the original scores for over 50 film projects and this year, his debut feature film was premiered at the 30th Galway Film Fleadh. His film music has also appeared in the Cork International Film Festival, Polish International Film Festival, Richard Harris International Film Festival and the Cannes International Film Festival.
Morgan is currently the conducting apprentice of film score conductor, Cecilia Weston (Love Actually, Moulin Rouge, The Great Gatsby). He was appointed 'Principal Conductor' of the Edinburgh Film Music Orchestra 17/18 following his ‘Conductor-in-training 16/17’ position at the Galway Senior Youth Orchestra.