Elliott Goldkind began his musical career in New York City's "downtown" music scene. He was performing at CBGB's and other NYC venues at the age of 15. Since then, Elliott has composed music for diverse media, ranging from orchestral and chamber music to film, television and commercials. He has worked with David Mamet and Jeff Buckley, as well as many others.
Elliott received a formal education in classical music composition and theory from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. In the last decade, Elliott has immersed himself in the world of film and television. He has scored film and television, and edited and sound and music for feature films. Elliott received advanced degrees, fellowships, grants and residencies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (M.M., PhD.), Sarah Lawrence College (B.A.) and New York University (M.A.), and the MacDowell Colony, Reid Hall, Paris and Hochschule fur Musik, Berlin. During his doctoral residency at UW-Madison, he revived the UW-Madison Contemporary Chamber Ensemble and served as its Artistic Director.
Little Miss Sunshine
Chronicles of Riddick
Life Inside Out
Switched at Birth