Kirsten Vogelsang is both a composer and a professional cellist. Kirsten has taken her background and fluency in string and orchestral writing and applied it to new and crossover genres such as electroacoustic and trance.
As a Sundance fellow, Kirsten began her filmscoring career in 1990, scoring over 20 films and TV productions. As a session musician, her countless recording highlights in film and television include X Men, Star Trek, and The Last Samurai. Kirsten’s performance list includes Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Whitney Museum. Kirsten was one of the first cellists to own and record on the Zeta Midi cello, and uses it to this day for crossover recording work.
After graduating from Yale University in 1984, Kirsten began her career as a composer scoring music for numerous dance companies in NY and CA, including Keith Young Dance CO, Neo Labos Dancetheatre and June Watanabe Dance Co. As composer/fellow at American Dance Festival she worked on large scale collaborations w/ Watanabe. In addition she wrote music for the concert world, completing commissions for Infusion, Johnson City Symphony and Meet the Composer. Kirsten’s performance list in the dance and concert worlds includes Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Whitney Museum.
She continues to work in film composition today, in addition to collaborating with various artists on trance/techno recording projects.
Thin Red Line
The Nutty Professor, I & II
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Boys on the Side
Honeymoon in Vegas
The Affair of the Necklace
Death to Smoochie
Murder, She Wrote
Television Spots & Selected Cues:
America's Most Wanted
Law & Order
The Tonight Show
Days Of Our Lives
Spiral, a release of electronic music with cello by Kirsten Vogelsang on the New Record Company label, 2000
Some of Kirsten's many screen appearances as a performer, body/hand double and cello coach include Click, Frasier, Wings, Lexus and Diet Pepsi commercials.
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