Morgan Byers is a passionate composer, multi-instrumentalist, and audio engineer specializing in music for media. He enjoys working with orchestral, electronic, folk, and ethnic elements to tell inspiring stories through sound. Collaborating with other creatives is Morgan's greatest passion, and he enjoys working with the amazing musicians, filmmakers, and other storytellers of the world.
Morgan grew up in Northern CA, starting on violin at age 5 before taking up the piano, organ, and later cello. After playing as an orchestral cellist and participating in competitions, Morgan changed his focus to becoming a composer and audio engineer, and became a recording studio intern. Morgan would continue to collect and build instruments over the years, and is self taught on Irish whistles, guitar, bass, percussion, and many other instruments. Morgan Byers attended the Hollywood Music Workshop in Austria and studied under film composer Joe Kraemer (Mission Impossible, Rogue Nation). Morgan's other mentors include Scott Healy (The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien) and Bob Magnuson (B.B. King, Frank Zappa's Universe.)
Morgan has composed the music for several short films, contributed cues to features, and creates production music for license in ads, Youtube videos, and trailers (many of which can be found under the 'Composition Portfolio' page. Morgan's credits as a cellist include recording cello for multiple film scores, albums, and singles for numerous artists (which can be found under the 'Cello Discography' page).