Media Composer, Trumpet Player, Arranger & Educator
Originally from Israel and currently based in Los Angeles, CA, Rotem is a media composer, multi-instrumentalist (trumpet, flugelhorn, EWI & double bass), arranger, and educator. His most recent film scores were Young (2021) web series directed by Henry Vumbaca; Lambert Hall (2020) web series directed by Danilo H. F. C.; Two Cats (2020) and Where the F*** is Chris Evora (2019) directed by Ali Haejl; About the Cat (2019), EVVY Awards nominee, directed by Miles Coplin and Christopher Hurt; and May This Memory (2018) directed by Fernanda Frotté, selected for the Mostra CineBH International Film Festival (Brazil). He also writes music for Velvet Green Music library and other production music catalogs.
Rotem's style of writing ranges between orchestral, jazz, electronic, and everything in between.
Rotem performed and recorded with many artists including Ido Maimon, Jenny Penkin, Kobi Luria, Eti Romano, and Salsa Groove. His musical expertise includes playing in diverse genres such as jazz, R&B, classical, Latin, and world music.
Rotem graduated summa cum laude from Berklee College of Music as a Film Scoring major. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Rimon Jazz Institute (Israel). He won awards and scholarships by the Bracha Foundation, Tzfunot Tarbut, and Berklee College of Music, and earned a place on the Dean’s list for his excellent academic performance during his studies.