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Michael Abels

Composer & Arranger; Best Known for Scores for "Get Out" and "Us"; Co-Founder of the Composers Diversity Collective

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 Michael Abels Biography

Michael Abels is best-known for his scores for the Oscar-winning film Get Out, and for Jordan Peele’s Us, for which Abels won the World Soundtrack Award, the Jerry Goldsmith Award, a Critics Choice nomination, an Image Award nomination, and multiple critics awards. The hip-hop influenced score for US was short-listed for the Oscar, and was even named “Score of the Decade” by online publication The Wrap.

As a concert composer, Abels has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Meet The Composer, and the Sphinx Organization, among others. His orchestral works have been performed by the Chicago Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Atlanta Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and many more. As guest conductor of Get Out In Concert, Abels has led orchestras like the National Symphony and the San Francisco Symphony. Several of his orchestral works have been recorded by the Chicago Sinfonietta on the Cedille label, including Delights & Dances and Global Warming.

Abels is co-founder of the Composers Diversity Collective, an advocacy group to increase visibility of composers of color in film, game and streaming media. Upcoming projects include the ballet for concert band Falling Sky for Butler University, At War With Ourselves for the Kronos Quartet, and the Hugh Jackman film Bad Education for HBO.

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Michael Abels

Composer & Arranger; Best Known for Scores for "Get Out" and "Us"; Co-Founder of the Composers Diversity Collective

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Michael Abels Biography

Michael Abels is best-known for his scores for the Oscar-winning film Get Out, and for Jordan Peele’s Us, for which Abels won the World Soundtrack Award, the Jerry Goldsmith Award, a Critics Choice nomination, an Image Award nomination, and multiple critics awards. The hip-hop influenced score for US was short-listed for the Oscar, and was even named “Score of the Decade” by online publication The Wrap.

As a concert composer, Abels has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Meet The Composer, and the Sphinx Organization, among others. His orchestral works have been performed by the Chicago Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Atlanta Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and many more. As guest conductor of Get Out In Concert, Abels has led orchestras like the National Symphony and the San Francisco Symphony. Several of his orchestral works have been recorded by the Chicago Sinfonietta on the Cedille label, including Delights & Dances and Global Warming.

Abels is co-founder of the Composers Diversity Collective, an advocacy group to increase visibility of composers of color in film, game and streaming media. Upcoming projects include the ballet for concert band Falling Sky for Butler University, At War With Ourselves for the Kronos Quartet, and the Hugh Jackman film Bad Education for HBO.

Michael Abels Videos

  • Michael Abels brings horror soundtrack into the concert hall
    This weekend, composer and conductor Michael Abels will lead the Chicago Sinfonietta at the Auditorium Theatre in a live-to-picture performance of...
  • Michael Abels on the role of music in Get Out
    This excerpt comes from our February 10, 2018 LA Ravel study, in which composer Michael Abels joined us to talk about his work on the film Get Out...

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  • How to book Michael Abels?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Michael Abels for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Michael Abels, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Michael Abels or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Michael Abels?

    Booking fees for Michael Abels, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Michael Abels, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Michael Abels?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Michael Abels for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Michael Abels for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Michael Abels or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Michael Abels or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Michael Abels is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Michael Abels for your event is available upon request. Michael Abels generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Adam Neely, Benny Blanco, Jaroslav Beck, Slim Jimmy and Swae Lee and Jahan Yousaf and Yasmine Yousaf. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Michael Abels for an upcoming event.

Michael Abels Speaker Videos

  • Michael Abels brings horror soundtrack into the concert hall
    This weekend, composer and conductor Michael Abels will lead the Chicago Sinfonietta at the Auditorium Theatre in a live-to-picture performance of his score for Jordan Peele's 2017 Oscar-winning film...
    Michael Abels on the role of music in Get Out
    This excerpt comes from our February 10, 2018 LA Ravel study, in which composer Michael Abels joined us to talk about his work on the film Get Out with Jordan Peele. In our orchestration study, we...

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