Biography
about
Oscar Navarro

Winner of the “HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS” (Los Angeles,USA) and Nominee in the GOYA SPANISH ACADEMY AWARDS 2014, film Composer Oscar Navarro has received other many awards including the “10th Cinemoatography Music Critics Awards”, “Mundo BSO Awards”, “XIII Goldspirit Awards”, “Global Music Awards”, “Accolade Music Awards”…

Oscar studied composition and conducting at the “Allegro International Music Academy” of Valencia, with his mentor and friend Ferrer Ferrán. Shortly after he was selected by the prestigious University of Southern California Thornton School of Music (Los Angeles, USA) to study Scoring for Motion Picture and TV and recording his music in some of the most notable studios of Los Angeles, including Capitol Records, Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. And also in European Studios (Kiev Radio Symphony Orchestra, Macedonia Symphony Orchestra, Cordoba Symphony Orchestra (Spain). After finishing his studies, he was awarded with the “Harry Warren Endowed Scholarship for Scoring for Motion Pictures and TV” prize, as the most advanced graduating student on his course.

In the film industry, Navarro has written music for Feature films, Short films and Documentaries, highlighting the feature Movie “LA MULA”(The Mule) for which he was nominated for Best Original Score in the GOYA AWARDS 2014 (Spanish Academy Awards), or the Soundtrack for the Documentary Movie “Sueños de Sal” (Dreams of Salt) which won the GOYA 2016 for Best Documentary and won the – MUSICAL CRITICS AWARDS SPANISH FILM (Spain) for Best Score of the year.

Oscar use to collaborate also writing the music for short films highlighting “PROJECT K9” for which he was nominated for Best Soundtrack in the “Hollywood Music in Media Awards” ,  the Short Movie “Acting 101” by director Rene Rhi for which Navarro received the nomination for Best Soundtrack in the “Los Angeles independent Film Festival” (USA) or the recent animated short film “Madrid 2120” winner of the GOYA AWARDS for best animated short film.

Oscar Navarro holds many national and international composition awards for Concert Music and Film Music, and his music is performed in major performance venues across the world by some of the leading orchestral and wind ensembles such The Cleveland Orchestra (Ohio, USA), BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (UK), Louisville Symphony (Kentucky, USA), Princeton Symphony (New Jersey, USA), The Hollywood Studio Orchestra (Los Ángeles, USA), , The Royal School of Music Symphony Orchestra (London, UK), Kiev Radio Symphony Orchestra (Ukraine), Downey Symphony Orchestra (Los Ángeles, USA), Principado de Asturias  Symphony Orchestra (Spain), Spanish National Youth Orchestra  (Spain), Generalitat Valenciana Youth Orchestra (Spain),  Royal Band of the Belgian Guides (Belgium), University of Minnesota Duluth Concert Band, North Texas Wind Ensemble, University of Boston Concert Band, Madrid Municipal Band, etc…His pieces have been performed in venues such as Teatro La Scala (Milan), Carnegie Hall (New York,USA), Walt Disney Hall (Los Angeles), Tanglewood Music Festival (Massachussets, USA), Lincoln Center (New York, USA), Tchaikovsky Music Hall (Moscow,Russia), Musikverein (Viena), Zaryadye Music Hall (Moscow) or the Spanish National Auditorium.

PRICES

– HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS (USA)

Winner of best Classical Music, 2012

 

– ACCOLADE FILM MUSIC AWARDS (USA)

Winner of  “Award of Merit” for best Soundtrack “Sueños de Sal” and special mention for the Main Theme-Song “Sueños de Sal”, 2015

 

– URUVATTI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (INDIA)

Winner of Best Soundtrack “Adam in Aeternum”, 2020.

 

– ALICANTE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Winner “Music for the image”, 2021 (Film music career ward)

 

-TAGORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (INDIA)

Winner of Best Soundtrack “Adam in Aeternum”, 2020.

 

MUSICAL CRITICS AWARDS SPANISH FILM (SPAIN)

Winner of best National Soundtrack “Sueños de Sal”, 2016

  

 – BRISTOL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (UK)

Winner of Best Original Score of 2021 for  “Adam in Aeternum” , 2021

 

– ROOTS OF EUROPE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (España)

Winner of Best Original Score for “Estimada Angela” (Dear Angela), 2024

 

– GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS (USA)

Winner of  “Silver Medal” for best Composer and Best Original Soundtrack “Sueños de Sal”, 2015

 

– JERRY GOLDSMITH AWARDS (SPAIN)

Winner 2nd Prize of Best Original Song “Survivors”, 2018

Winner of Best Original Song “Sueños de Sal”, 2016

 

-CORTOCOMENIUS FILM FESTIVAL

Winner of Best Soundtrack “Continuidad de los parques”, 2016

 

-6 TO NEBRASKA FILM FESTIVAL (Cape Town, South Africa)

Winner of Best Soundtrack “Map to the Stars”, 2018

 

-“SOUTH FILM AND ARTS ACADEMY FESTIVAL”

Winner of Best Soundtrack “The Croutox Report”, 2019

 

-“DIABOLICAL HORROR FILM FESTIVAL”

Winner of Best Soundtrack “Adam in Aeternum”, 2020

 

-“TRACK MUSIC AWARDS”

Winner of Best Soundtrack “Toda una vida” for the month of may, 2021

 

-“AKADEMIA MUSIC AWARDS”

Winner of Best  instrumental piece O.S.T “Toda una vida” for the month of of june, 2021

 

-“SCREEN POWER FILM FESTIVAL”

Winner of Best Soundtrack “Adam in Aeternum” for the month of may, 2021

 

NOMINATIONS

 

– GOYA SPANISH ACADEMY AWARDS 2014 (SPAIN)

Best Original Soundtrack for “La Mula”, 2014

 

– LOS ANGELES INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (USA)

Best Original Soundtrack for “Bordando la frontera”, 2015

 

– JERRY GOLDSMITH AWARDS (SPAIN)

Best Original Soundtrack for short movie “Project K9”, 2014

 

– QUEEN PALM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (USA)

Best original Soundtrack “Adam in Aeternum”, 2020

 

– TRACK MUSIC AWARDS (USA)

Finalist for the original Soundtrack “Adam in Aeternum”, 2020

 

– GOLDSPIRIT AWARDS (SPAIN)

Best Original Soundtrack “La Mula”, 2014

 

MUSICAL CRITICS AWARDS SPANISH FILM (SPAIN)

Best National Original Soundtrack “Sueños de Sal”, 2014

 

– AUBAGNE  INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FRANCE)

Best Original Soundtrack for “D.Enrique de Guzmán”, 2013

 

– MUNDO BSO AWARDS (SPAIN)

Best Spanish Original Soundtrack “La Mula”, 2013

 

– CLAPPERBOARD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Brazil)

Best Original Soundtrack for “Adam in Aeternum”, 2022

 

– XII INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL “A.F LAVAGNINO MUSICA E CINEMA” (ITALY)

Best composer, 2012

 

– HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS (USA)

Best Original Song “Sueños de Sal”, 2015

Best Original Soundtrack Album “La Mula”, 2013.

Best Original Soundtrack for “La Mula”, 2013

Best Original Soundtrack for animation short movie “Project K9”, 2012

– WEEKEND HORROR AWARDS 

Best Original Soundtrack for “There is something in the darkness”, 2018

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