Composer & Conductor
Théo Schmitt is a young musician from Switzerland working as a composer and a conductor in Los Angeles. He studied at the Conservatory of Lausanne (HEMU), The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of Southern California (USC).
His music is often described as colorful and elaborate, both for concerts and visual media. His concert works feature pieces for Brass Band, Concert Band, Choir and Orchestra and his film music catalog includes action, animation, comedy, drama and horror.
Théo has been recently nominated at the Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards (2021), the Jerry Goldsmith Awards (2023) and the International Digital Music Festival of Shanghai (2023).
He is currently working as an assistant for the 2 Grammy Awards winner composer Christopher Tin
New video on YouTube
An Eternal Journey played by the Blasorchester Stadtmusik Luzern
Aurélien Azan Zielinski
Conductor; professor of orchestral conducting at Haute École de Musique de Lausanne.
"Théo has a radiant and positive personality and his ability to work and constantly question himself makes him an excellent musician."
Composer; music faculty at UCLA's Herb Alpert School of Music.
"Théo Schmitt is a composer of extraordinary gifts whose music speaks to the heart as well as the mind. His music is full of rhythmic vitality and heartfelt lyricism. He is without question, a composer to watch for in the years ahead."
Composer; Director of Film Music at Sundance Institute; music faculty at UCLA's Herb Alpert School of Music.
"Theo Schmitt is someone to watch and listen for. His music has depth and originality across a range of styles.
There is power and imagination both in his film and concert music."