Lasse Elkjaer is a Los Angeles based composer, producer, orchestrator and guitarist originally from Denmark who recently was awarded for his gothic score for the horror movie, Sticks. A gothic scare ride where Elkjaer worked with Hollywood cellist Tina Guo, who's cello frequently can be heard on scores by Hans Zimmer, such as Dunkirk and Inception and latest Rupert Gregson-Williams score for Wonder Woman.
Composer for Features, Television and Commercials.
Elkjaer started his professional career in Denmark as an award-winning composer, while working as an arranger and guitarist for theatre productions while playing in several rock bands. Before Elkjaer ventured into the world of film music, he was a competition gymnast, did his military service as a guard in the navy, and was the driving force behind arranging several music festivals.
Upon completing his masters in film scoring from the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, South Danish Conservatory of Music, Elkjaer moved to Los Angeles to study with Bruce Broughton (Tombstone), Christopher Young (Hellraiser), Garry Schyman (Bioshock) amongst many other prolific scoring legends at the Scoring For Motion Pictures And Television program at University of Southern California. At his stay at USC, Elkjaer was mentored by Michael Gorfaine, partner and co-owner of the Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency.
Now located in the United States, and with over 60 movie productions under his belt, Elkjaer continues his work as a composer and orchestrator in Los Angeles, and has been involved in movies such as Dead Man Down starring Colin Farrell, Bad Santa 2, the Chinese epic block buster action adventure feature Monkey King 2, Netflix TV series Lost In Space, NBC TV series Midnight Texas and have also done music arrangements for concerts, such as the beneficial concert Nordic Noir at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.