Joel Santos has established himself as a versatile composer, willing to learn and grow, while meeting the precise need of others. His music has been performed internationally. Besides composition, Joel is an avid conductor and singer, having vigorously studied voice under Metropolitan Opera Star Richard Zeller.

A native to Huntington Beach, CA, Joel Santos received his Bachelor of Music in Music Composition from BIOLA University. While at BIOLA, he studied under Dr. Robert Denham, Alex Lu, Christopher Wills, and film composer and orchestrator, Mike Watts.

Previously, Joel worked for Bear McCreary and his company, Sparks and Shadows. Currently, he freelances for a variety of composers, having worked with Benjamin Wallfisch, Dominic Lewis, Anthony Willis, Jacob Yoffee, Danny Jacob, and Alex Lu, to name a few.

Joel Santos is a member of ASCAP, SCL, and GANG. For list of credits, please visit here.