Born and raised in Los Angeles, Andrew Holtzman is an award-winning film composer known for his score for “Syrup” featuring Kirstie Alley, Rachel Dratch (“Saturday Night Live”), Amber Heard (“Pineapple Express”), Brittany Snow (“Hairspray”), Kellan Lutz (“The Twilight Saga”), and produced by Barrie Osborne (“Lord Of The Rings”). Andrew’s prior credits include “Summer Song” (2011), featuring Alexa Vega (“Spy Kids”), and “Grand Cru” (2010), featuring Oscar nominated Hailee Steinfeld (“True Grit”). Andrew and co-composer Peter Bateman won the Jerry Goldsmith award for best score for “Summer Song”.
Andrew attended UCLA where he studied Film Composition under various professors including Bruce Broughton (“Tombstone”, “Silverado”, “Lost in Space”), James Venable (“Eurotrip”, “Scary Movie 3”), and Garry Schyman (“Bioshock”). Prior to studying film composition, Andrew studied Law at Roger Williams University and graduated summa cum laude from UCLA with a degree in Philosophy and Music History.
Largely influenced by Jerry Goldsmith and John Williams, Andrew’s is predominately an orchestral composer whose scores can be categorized by the frequent use of song-like melody.