Selected Alumni Bios

Myungsoo Shin

In 2006, a year following completion of his masters in Film Scoring at NYU Steinhardt in 2005, Myungshoo Shin was nominated for an Emmy award. Mr. Shin is fluent in the diverse languages of classical, jazz, contemporary, electronic and world music. His compositions can be heard in movie theatres, concert halls, and on television in many different countries.

Mr. Shin earned a B.A. in French literature from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea and studied piano, jazz, composition, and orchestration and participated as a keyboardist in several rock and jazz bands.

His professional music career began in 1999 as a staff composer at a music production company in Korea. For three years he wrote in a wide range of different music styles. In 2002, he became a freelance composer in Korea. He left Korea and completed his masters in Film Music at NYU Steinhardt. Over the years he has worked on hundreds of TV commercials, composed for feature animated films, and many promotional films. He also co-worked with several talented composers on six feature films, several TV shows and series and on Korean popular songs.