Michael Whalen

Michael Whalen is a two-time Emmy® Award winning composer and music supervisor (with 8 nominations) who has worked in advertising, television, film and video games for over 30 years. Some of his best-known work: “Veronika Decides to Die” (2014), “What the Bleep Do You Know?”, “As The World Turns”, themes for HBO, CBS News, ABC News’ “Good Morning America”, “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, dozens of specials for PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, The BBC, NHK and the History Channel and television films for Lifetime and the Hallmark Channel.

Michael is also an internationally renown recording artist with 44 solo and soundtrack recordings to his credit and over a billion streams of his music since 2015. Well-known for his beautiful and thematic music, he performs in the Northeast United States when time allows. He has also produced and executive produced over 100 recordings for other artists as part of his Artist Development company Artist Expansion. His work as an executive producer resulted in a Grammy Nomination in 2000. Michael has also won multiple Clio Awards (advertising), Global Music Awards and a BMI Award.

Albums by artist

The Sea of Tranquility
Like Rain through My Hands
The Softest Touch
Jazzworks Vol. 1
The Other Coast
Dancing in Black & White: The Best of Michael Whalen
All the Things I Could Not Say
You Are My Home
Dream Cycle
Kiss the Quiet
Cupid Blindfolded
Sacred Spaces
Karmic Dreams
Phonic Art