Bruce Broughton


Bruce Broughton is best known for his many film scores such as Silverado, Tombstone, The Rescuers Down Under, The Presidio, Miracle on 34th Street, the Homeward Bound adventures and Harry and the Hendersons, his television themes to JAG, Dinosaurs and Steven Spielberg’s Tiny Toon Adventures, TV mini-series (Texas Rising, The Blue and Gray), TV movies (Warm Springs, O Pioneers!), as well as countless episodes of TV series like Dallas, Quincy, First Monday and Hawaii Five-O. He has been nominated for an Oscar and a Grammy and has won the Emmy a record ten times. His music has accompanied many of the Disney theme park attractions throughout the world.

Broughton’s concert music includes numerous works for orchestra and chamber groups, performed by ensembles such as the Cleveland Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. He is a board member of ASCAP and a past president of The Society of Composers and Lyricists. He is an adjunct professor in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television for the Thornton School of Music at USC, and a lecturer in music composition at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

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