Biography

(615) 241-5563 | john.shaw@vanderbilt.edu

John Shaw is a composer based in Nashville, TN, where he focuses on video game music and music for other interactive mediums. A recent graduate of Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, he has studied under Drs. Michael Slayton, Michael Rose, Michael Kurek, Stan Link, and Jonathon Sokol. Prior to composition, he studied horn with Jesse McCormick and Leslie Norton, of the Cleveland Orchestra and Nashville Symphony, respectively.

Since July 2018, John has been working alongside orchestrator and conductor David Shipps on several high-budget projects, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Anthem, Sea of Shadows, and Playmobil: The Movie.