In addition to a career as an active film, television and jingle composer (The Punisher, Mobsters, The Shadow, Columbo), Dennis Dreith has orchestrated and /or conducted scores for such pictures as Misery, Addams Family, Heart and Souls and A League of Their Own providingservices for John Williams, Lalo Schriffrin, Dominick Frontiere, Marc Shaiman, Hans Zimmer, Eliott Goldenthal, Mark Ishm and Clif Eidleman. In addition Mr. Dreith has served as Music Supervisor on several major motion pictures as well as Music Consultant on the legendary Barbra Streisand New Year’s Las Vegas Concert. Mr. Dreith also has composed numerous works for the concert stage.
Dreith served as International President of the Recording Musicians’ Association (RMA), in excess of 15 years, and served as a consultant and member of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Negotiating Committee. Dreith also addressed the U.S. Congress House Sub-committee on Intellectual Properties and worked with Congress in support of numerous IP issues.
Mr. Dreith is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund as well as the Independent Administrator of the AFM & AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund, overseeing numerous domestic and foreign rights agreements.