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Jay Flood, PhD, is an Emmy-nominated composer who has contributed to such scores as Transformers, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Desperate HousewivesGhost Whisperer, Smallville, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and many others. A composer of symphonies, instrumentalist and producer, he was recruited by Hans Zimmer and scored on nine number one box office films.  Jay scored the film Zemene which won “Best Documentary” at the Boston Film Festival, and he has written in the video game world, co-composing with Steve Jablonsky on Transformers:The Game, and writing additional music for The Sims 3, Metal Gear Solid 2 and others.

Jay has taught at UCLA and developed the film scoring program at Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He just completed the score to the ambitious aquatic experience in Branson Missouri, Aquarium at the Boardwalk, and he is also developing an online music academy to launch in 2021.