Berklee Valencia Alumni Comprise Half the Finalists for Top Film Scoring Prize

Gil Soundtrack Award

Six graduates of Berklee Valencia’s Master of Music in Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games program made up half of the finalists for the third edition of the Gil Soundtrack Award, an international prize for the best unpublished original soundtrack written for an unreleased short film. 

The alumni include Zuzana Michlerová M.M. ’15, Joseph Reda M.M. ’18, Ana Krstajic M.M. ’18, Joaquim Badia Arumí M.M. ’16, Lucie Treacher M.M. ’20, and Alicia Fernández Morote M.M. ’16. 

Alumna Ana Kasrashvili M.M. ’15 took home the award in 2018 for her composition “The True Treasure.”

The jury of the competition, chaired by Oscar-winning composer Hildur Guðnadóttir (Joker), included Roque Baños; Lucio Godoy, director of the Scoring for Film, Television, and Video Games program; and Constantino Martínez-Orts, director of the Film Symphony Orchestra.

The Gil Soundtrack Award is a biennial contest that aims to promote the music of thousands of composers between 18 and 35 years old. A record 250 musicians from 49 countries competed for this year’s prize. The award ceremony takes place on December 3 in Madrid.

The full list of Berklee Valencia alumni finalists and their entries:

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