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Lili Haydn has released five critically acclaimed major label recordings as a solo artist, and appeared on numerous TV shows, including the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the HBO hit Californication.  Also known for her legendary collaborations; she has played with, sung with, and opened for everyone from Roger Waters, Herbie Hancock, Sting, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and George Clinton's  P-Funk All Stars to name a few. ​ GRAMMY winner Lili Haydn has released six critically acclaimed major label recordings as an artist, and appeared on numerous TV shows, including the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the HBO hit Californication.  Also known for her legendary collaborations; she has played with, sung with, and opened for everyone from Roger Waters, Herbie Hancock, Sting, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and George Clinton's  P-Funk All Stars to name a few.  In addition to Lili's extensive recording and touring career, Lili’s music has been licensed for TV, film, and commercials, and she is the featured voice and violin on several films with Hans Zimmer, Marco Beltrami, and other illustrious composers.   ​ It was after a friend asked her to score what became the award winning documentary The Horse Boy in 2009, that Lili embarked on a career as a film composer, with 15 feature films/documentaries to her credit, additional music credits on several films, and a Film Composing Fellowship to the Sundance Film Institute.  Her film’s have been festival favorites, with credits that include Somewhere Between (2012) The Sublime and Beautiful (2015), The House That Jack Built (2015), Broken Kingdom (2016), ANITA by Academy Award winner Freida Lee Mock (2014), Netflix’s hit Feminists: What Were They Thinking? (2018) with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, and Sundance Selects’ release of DriverX starring Better Call Saul’s Patrick Fabian (2018).  Lili contributed additional composition on Amazon’s hit series Transparent, won Best Music at the Milan International Film Festival, and and is looking forward to the 2020 release of Oscar winner Freida Lee Mock’s forthcoming documentary RUTH: Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words.    A humanitarian and activist, Lili also performs regularly for various human rights organizations, including Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the Global Security Institute (for whom she performed a concert at the UN).  Above all, Lili believes that music has the power to uplift and heal…important now more than ever. 

Lili Haydn Filmography

Ginny and Georgia (Seasons 1 & 2)
Nobody Leaves Till Jesus Comes
American Theocracy
Split At The Root
Strip Down, Rise Up
The Universal Language 
RUTH - Justice Ginsburg in her Own Wors

Feminists: What Were they Thinking?
DriverX
The House That Jack Built 

The Sublime and Beautiful 
Somewhere Between
 
Manson Girls
Anita: Speaking Truth To Power
Zietgeist: Moving Forward
Broken Kingdom
American Drug War
The Horse Boy
Jacklight 
2021-2023 Co- Composer and Songs
2023 Composer and Songs
2022 Composer
2022 Composer and Songs
2021 Composer and Songs
2020 Co-Composer and Songs
2019 Composer

2018 Composer and Songs
2019 Composer and Songs

2015 Composer and Main Themes
2015 Composer
2014 Composer
2014 Composer and Theme Song
2013 Composer and Songs
2012 Co-Composer and Songs

2012 Co-Composer
2012 Co-Composer
2009 Co-Composer, Themes and Song

1999 Co-Composer
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Original Soundtrack for Ginny and Georgia
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Original Soundtrack for Split At The Root
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Here's what directors have to say about Lili Haydn

"Absolutely a dream to work with.  Her score on The House That Jack Built took the film to a whole other level.  I never want to work with another composer again.  Lili spoils you with her musical gifts, artistry and passion.  Once she's on board, you won't find a more skillful and accessible partner on the film.  Without a doubt you should hire Lili Haydn to compose your score."  -  Henry Barrial (Director, The House That Jack Built)

 

"After two minutes of listening to Lili's music we knew she was perfect to score the music for ANITA. She powerfully and elegantly captured the soul of Anita and her journey home." - Freida Lee Mock (Academy Award Winning Director, ANITA)

"Production values are tops, especially Lili Haydn’s score, which crescendoes when it should and occasionally rings triumphant."  -  Variety Magazine review of ANITA

"Your music is such a huge talking point about the film!!! It's truly the gem of the story. You composed it so perfectly for the narrative. I can't wait to work with you again!"  - Monica Raymund (Director, Tanya)

Original Scores for Film & Television

ANITA - Original Score

"After two minutes of listening to Lili's music we knew she was perfect to score the music for ANITA. She powerfully and elegantly captured the soul of Anita and her journey home." - Freida Lee Mock (Academy Award Winning Director, ANITA)

"Production values are tops, especially Lili Haydn’s score, which crescendoes when it should and occasionally rings triumphant."  -  Variety Magazine review of ANITA

The House That Jack Built - Original Score

"Absolutely a dream to work with.  Her score on The House That Jack Built took the film to a whole other level.  I never want to work with another composer again.  Lili spoils you with her musical gifts, artistry and passion.  Once she's on board, you won't find a more skillful and accessible partner on the film.  Without a doubt you should hire Lili Haydn to compose your score."  -  Henry Barrial (Director, The House That Jack Built)

DRIVER X - Original Score

TANYA - Original Score

Your music is such a huge talking point about the film!!! It's truly the gem of the story. You composed it so perfectly for the narrative. I can't wait to work with you again!"  - Monica Raymund (Director, Tanya)

Transparent - Original Score

Somewhere Between - Original Score

The Sublime and Beautiful - Original Score

ZIETGEIST: Moving Forward - Original Score

Broken Kingdom - Co - Composer

The Horse Boy - Original Score

Additional Music

WOMEN WHO SCORE - Composer/Performer

Women Who Score Nominated For Hollywood Music In Media Award!

Honored to be a part of best Music Documentary Hollywood Music In Media Awards nominee, alongside the brilliant Lesley Barber, Miriam Cutler, Laura Karpman, Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum, Kathryn Bostic, Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman, Lolita Ritmanis , Heather McIntosh, Diane Warren, Germaine Franco, Julia Newmann, Nan Schwartz, Penka D Kouneva, Sharon Farber, Starr Parodi, Wendy Blackstone. Thank you Sara Nesson for making Women Who Score

Women Who Score" is a concert documentary celebrating women composers changing the score in Hollywood. In 2016, out of the 250 highest grossing films in Hollywood, only 3% were composed by women. Despite winning 25 major awards including Oscars, Grammys Emmys, Golden Globes, and countless nominations, women composers have a long way to go.

This short film documents the time-crushing rehearsal process running through 20 scores in 2 days, and introduces for one-night-only - Women Who Score: Soundtracks Live Concert - performed by a live 80 person orchestra.

To get past the Hollywood gatekeepers, Music Branch Academy Governor and 4-time Emmy Winner Laura Karpman, co-founded The Alliance for Women Film Composers (AWFC) alongside Miriam Cutler and Lolita Ritmanis. Karpman's vision was to showcase 20 women composers to perform their scores by a live orchestra. The "Women Who Score" event, hosted by Grand Performances in Downtown, LA, on August 19th, 2016, was the first of its kind. This film highlights the concert and the time crunching rehearsal process to rehearse 20 scores in 2 days.

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Powers Of Five - Live At The Women Who Score Concert

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