Michael Karp creates music for television and film that touches people's lives...
Whether enhancing the beauty or majesty of the Olympics, or adding excitement, drama and raw energy to New York Yankees Baseball, Major League Baseball's, World Series, International, or HBO's, Greatest Sports Upsets, Michael Karp's music excites. Whether underscoring the humor, emotions and cultural differences in National Geographic's, Worlds Apart, or providing the musical identity for Dateline NBC, NBC News' Presidential Election Coverage, or Operation: Freedom, Michael Karp's music inspires.
In addition to receiving numerous awards for his work, including two Emmys and one Emmy nomination, Michael is an eleven-time recipient of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' prestigious "Most Performed Television Theme" award, a three-time recipient of ASCAP's "Most Performed Television Show" award, a recipient of ASCAP's "Most Performed Television Underscoring" award and the winner of a 2005 "Special Distinction"award for "Affirmation for Strings", a work for the concert stage. From works for large orchestra to solo instruments - such diverse music as rock, pop, rhythm and blues, alternative, punk, rap, hip-hop, jazz, world and classical - Michael's music transcends all styles and genres.
Having created music for all the major broadcast networks as well as many of the national cable networks, independent and affiliated stations and major broadcast syndicators, Michael brings a unique blend of experience, creativity, vision and understanding to his work - always striving for that perfect complement - when music and visuals combine to create a truly magical experience.