Roy Coopervasser – Graduate

Roy Coopervasser is a film, TV and video game composer, a producer, songwriter, and an engineer living in Israel. He is the co-founder of 7 Grain Music – an international music production boutique specializing in music for film, TV and video games. As a composer and a post-production engineer; he has worked on projects featured on NBC, Discovery Channel, BET and PBS. He recently received the Best Original Music award at the 2010 Charlotte Film Festival for his score for the feature film Failing Better Now (video here). As a producer/engineer Roy has collaborated with acclaimed musicians Maurice Brown (trumpet: Aretha Franklin, Talib Kweli, Roy Hargrove), Becca Stevens (lead vocalist: Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra, Becca Stevens band), Nate Jones (Bass: Trey Songz, Lyfe Jennings, Wyclef Jean) and Chris Rob (Keyboards: John Legend, Kanye West). Roy’s Indie-Pop project, Unemployed in Greenland, released its first full-length album, entitled Perfect Confusion, in the summer of 2011 under Frankfurt-based label Essay Recordings. Roy graduated with honors in the Music and Audio Technology program at the Sonic Arts Center in 2005 and was an adjunct lecturer for the Center from 2008 – 2010.