Udi Harpaz

Composer/conductor Udi Harpaz started his Hollywood career orchestrating & arranging for popular TV shows such as “Little House on the Prairie”,  “Fame”,  “Cheers” & “Knight Rider”,  just to name a few.

 In 1985 Udi was chosen to compose the music for the popular TV series “Air Wolf” (CBS). Since then, Udi has been composing for numerous TV shows & TV movies including “Shell Game” (CBS), “Annihilator” (NBC), “Shadow of Obsession” (NBC), “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” (Showtime) “Tim Conway-Funny America” (NBC) & many more.

Udi has composed for many animated TV shows such as “Spiderman” (Marvel),  “Digimon Digital Monster” (Fox), “Centurions” (syndicated),  “Mr. T” (NBC), “Beany & Cecil” (NBC), “Space Cats” (NBC) & “Masked Rider” (Fox)

 In addition to his vast TV work, Udi has composed the scores for numerous theatrical feature films including “Hollywood Shuffle” (Samuel Goldwyn), “Running Scared” (MGM), “Ninja III” (MGM), “Naked Target” (Frade) & the “Whoopee Boys” (Paramount).

Since 1992, Udi has been dividing his time between Los Angeles & Israel where he records his symphonic scores for movies including “Casper- a spirited beginning” (Fox), “Casper Meets Wendy” (Fox) & “Digimon the Movie” (Fox), among others.

For the past 15 years Udi has been composing, conducting & producing over 50 symphonic CDs for various Production Music Companies such as Firstcom, Bruton, Megatrax, Sonoton, APM, West One, 615 Music, Carlin & more. This music has been featured on numerous theatrical films including “The Sessions” (Fox), “Bachelorette” (TWC) and TV Shows such as “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC),  “America’s Got Talent” (NBC), “Oprah” (syndicated), “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (NBC),  “Saturday Night Live” (NBC),  “Body of Proof” (ABC), “Navy NCIS” (CBS),  “The Mentalist” (CBS) & “Inside the NFL” (HBO). 

Udi has also been involved as a composer & music director on  numerous stage shows among them, “Night of the Sultans”, “Masada”, “Fantazi”, “Glow”, “Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves”, “Aladdin” “Sisters Rosenzweig”,  “ Women Talk Women”. On the dance show “Night of the Sultans” Udi had the opportunity to collaborate with Turkish musicians & record the music in Istanbul. On the musical drama “Masada” Udi traveled to Russia to conduct the Moscow Symphony Orchestra in a 10 day recording session. A year later Udi music directed/conducted “Masada”  in a gala performance at the Schubert theater in Los Angeles.