Tracie Turnbull

Location Los Angeles


Composer Musician Cellist
10 Projects

Work History

Composer For Film, TV and Video Games
Turnbull Music
Aug 2012 - Present
Los Angeles
Compose music for video games, film and television.
Private Music Instructor
Turnbull Music
Jan 2002 - Present
Mentored over 40 students in achieving the goals set forth by themselves, schools, and advanced music education programs * Arranged challenging pieces to fit the repertoire of less experienced students * Managed constantly changing schedules and inconsistent payments of over 40 different families * Organized and hosted several recitals each year featuring performances by every student
Professional Cellist
Jan 2006 - Present
Performed in a multitude of venues involving several styles of music individually tailored for the specific event * Participated in the Arapahoe Philharmonic in Denver, CO and Lake View Orchestra in Chicago, IL. * Arranged solo performances at weddings, concerts, and other gatherings in Denver, and Los Angeles. * Cellist in the band Cousin Kate in Los Angeles, CA.
Assistant to Composer
Easter Island Productions
Jun 2014 - Jun 2017
Greater Los Angeles Area
- Additional writing and arranging - Mixing - Orchestrating - Prepping parts for recording sessions - Assist composer with preparation of cues for composing - Print and prepare stems in Cubase - Conform new reels to the pervious cues that have been written - Prepare Pro Tools HD sessions for orchestrators and recording sessions
Music Teacher
Strings Instructor St. Mary's Academy
Jan 2008 - Aug 2012
Coached students individually in preparation for concerts, recitals, and competitions * Tackled a challenging curriculum for students in Kindergarten through High-School * Assembled a rigorous schedule for lessons and performances * Managed payment plans of over 100 students
Head of Scholarships/Librarian Douglas-Elbert Music Teachers Association
Jan 2004 - Jan 2012
Provided the management necessary to establish fluidity through the complicated process of selecting acceptable candidates for a competitive scholarship program * Developed the qualifications for students to be accepted into the scholarship programs * Chaired the board which determined which students were at an acceptable ability level for their age group * Reorganized the music collection to ensure easily obtainable and fluctuating material “Crusade of Strings” Chair NATIONAL FEDERATION OF MUSIC CLUBS; Implemented methods by which to assist the development of youth symphony programs across the country. * Complied reports from music teachers across the country to determine a synopsis of musical interest and activity in a specific region


Columbia College Chicago
2012 - 2014
Bachelor of Music
University of Denver
2004 - 2008
Elizabeth High School
2000 - 2004