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Kerwin YoungAtlanta, GA
KERWIN YOUNG is a prolific international concert and media composer, and recording producer; infamous for his larger-than-life orchestral works and epic film scores. His works have been performed by Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Inscape Chamber Orchestra, Music From China, Kansas City Symphony, University City Symphony, Del Sol String Quartet, and other well-known ensembles. Composing a plethora of symphonies, ballets, chamber works, jazz big-band, small jazz ensemble, and various popular musics, Maestro Kerwin is a staunch advocate for entrepreneurship and music education.
Kerwin Young is an iconic recording producer (Public Enemy, Mobb Deep, Rakim, Ice Cube, 2 Live Crew, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix), a multi-instrumentalist, and Bomb Squad member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Public Enemy.
An “A-list” media composer, Kerwin Young got his break composing for the 1994 debut season of New York Undercover.
Young studied music composition at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance with Chen Yi, Zhou Long, and Jazz Messenger legend, Bobby Watson. In 2017, Young served as a U.S. Cultural Ambassador for Hip-Hop in Egypt, teaching music composition, production, media scoring, and entrepreneurship.