Cliff Eidelman - Career

Career

Eidelman began his formal training in violin at the age of eight and continued with multi-instrument training ranging from piano and guitar in genres such as jazz to classic music in his youth. After studying music at Santa Monica College and the University of Southern California, he scored his first feature film Magdalene in 1989.

His breakthrough composition that catapulted him into stardom was his 1991 dark and choral composition to Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. The composition to the sixth installment of the Star Trek motion picture series was composed by Eidelman at the age of 26.

In the years after, Eidelman continued to compose dramatic and epic scores such as Christopher Columbus: The Discovery. As Eidelman's style of composing changed towards more sentimental and minimalistic scores, so did the films for which he scored.

Eidelman currently resides in Santa Monica, California and continues to score movies.

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