Fletcher Beasley is a Los Angeles-based composer who writes music for film, television, commercials, video games, and interactive exhibits. His first album of cinematic electronic music, Fictional Radio, is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, YouTube, Amazon and other music streaming services.
His credits include Cartoon Networks’ Scooby Doo: Mystery, Inc., Terry Gilliam’s The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus, the Emmy award winning mini-series World Without End, Disney’s Princess Stories: Enchanted Tales and NBC’s The Zula Patrol. The latter two received Annie nominations for his music. A pioneering video game composer, Fletcher started his career writing music for the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo.
As a musician, Fletcher has played in ensembles varying from jazz to classical, rock, R&B, and the avante garde. A multi-instrumentalist, he plays guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion, and he sings. He has worked as a composer, producer, player, synthesizer programmer, orchestrator, and arranger.
Fletcher is equally comfortable with the acoustic palette of the orchestra and the electronic textures of contemporary music. He has written for orchestras and small ensembles both electric and acoustic. The thread of continuity that unifies these disparate musical worlds is a strong sense of melody, a unique ear for texture, and a captivating sense of rhythm.
In 2002, he was awarded a grant from the American Composers Forum as a result of his work teaching music to incarcerated teenagers to create a ten-week music program at the Poseidon School in West Los Angeles. Currently, he teaches a course for UCLA Extension’s Film Scoring Program and courses in sound for film and music production at Santa Monica College and Cal State Long Beach. He has also taught at UC San Diego, Chapman University, and the Los Angeles Film School. He serves as a board member for the Society of Composers & Lyricists, the oldest organization for media composers in the United States.
Fletcher lives in Los Angeles with his wife, painter Danielle Eubank (whose beautiful photos are used as the background images for this website), and their daughter.