Variety’s Jon Burlingame says, “One of the most remarkable TV-movie scores of the past season… I was so impressed with her music… I look forward to more work by this talented composer.”
Primiani’s music was recently featured on NPR’s Performance Today, with over 1.5 million listeners nationwide!
Leanna Primiani is an award-winning composer who aims to bring together electronics as well as orchestral instrumentation to sonically explore the limits of musical form, sound, and time.
Leanna’s recent credits include The Bad Seed Returns, written by and starring Mckenna Grace for Lifetime/A&E, Fantasia FF runaway hit experimental horror short Ivory Wave, WIF/Fox Searchlight production of Signal, United Nations 50 for Freedom campaign, as well as the remake of the cult classic The Bad Seed, directed by and starring Rob Lowe. Her training as a classical composer and her fluency with large-scale orchestral scores coupled with her talents in electronic synthesis give Leanna an advantage few other composers can boast of when scoring film.
Premieres and performances of her concert catalog include Rochester Philharmonic, ROCO Houston, Nashville Symphony, Bang On A Can at MASS MoCA, Cabrillo Festival, American Composers Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival, Imani Wind Festival (NYC), Harvard Women’s Choral Festival, among others. Leanna was also a featured composer at the Taiwan International Flute Festival and a composer-in-residence at The Millay Colony for the Arts in Upstate NY.
A native Californian, Leanna earned a doctorate in composition from USC. She is a member of BMI, a voting member of the Recording Arts Academy and Television Academy, New York Women Composers, The Alliance of Women Film Composers, and The Society of Composers and Lyricists.