Drew Mikuska is a film and television composer living and working in Los Angeles, California.  Most recently, Mikuska finished orchestrating and conducting Anton Sanko’s score for the upcoming Netflix feature Fracture (2019). This is his second collaboration with Sanko as orchestrator; their work on Sanko’s score for French feature Amanda (2018) was nominated for “Best Score” at the César Awards earlier this year. Currently, Mikuska is completing additional composing & orchestration work in television for composer Layla Minoui on Disney’s Vampirina, Anton Sanko on Freeform’s Siren, and Leo Birenberg on Adult Swim’s Tigtone. Recent selected credits include: additional writing, arranging and performing as a vocalist on Dreamworks’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power for composer Sunna Wehrmeijer; additional writing on an upcoming Dreamworks series for composer Josh Moshier; and acting as scoring assistant for composer Patrick Kirst on Netflix’s hit The Kissing Booth. Mikuska completed a Masters of Music in Screen Scoring in the Spring of 2017 at the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music after finishing a Bachelors of Music in Composition at USC in 2016. During his time at USC, he was awarded the ASCAP Betty Rose Award & Scholarship, which is presented each year to an "outstanding, promising composer participating in The ASCAP Foundation Composer-in-Residence Program at the University of Southern California." In addition, Mikuska has been selected to participate in a variety of prestigious professional scoring workshops. He completed a fellowship in the 2018 Los Angeles Film Conducting Intensive under the mentorship of Conrad Pope, William Ross and Angel Velez after taking part in the 2017 ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis, through which he was recognized with the ASCAP Foundation Michelle and Dean Kay Award for his achievements.  He also took part in the 2016 NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop. During his time in LA, he also has had the privilege of writing for, assisting and interning for several other outstanding film composers, including Joe Trapanese, Jake Monaco, Peter Bateman, Gabriel Mann, Peter Golub, and at Remote Control Productions.  For more info, click here.  To listen to more original music in addition to the highlights below, click here.


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