biography
 

David Traugh is an emmy award-winning film and television composer residing in Los Angeles, California.

Moving to Southern California in 1998, Dave teamed up with Mike Flicker, best known as producer of the rock band Heart (Barracuda, Crazy on You, Magic Man). Dave provided his music editing skills on A-list Hollywood films such as "Wild Things", "Ronin", "Permanent Midnight" and tv shows "King of Queens" and ABC's "Cracker". Already an accomplished composer, Dave honed his skills while working with LA composers George S. Clinton (Austin Powers), Elia Cmiral (Ronin, Stigmata) Andrew Gross (King of Queens) and others. Projects soon followed allowing Dave to utilize his expertise in orchestration, scoring and synthesis, resulting in a 2007 Emmy for the CBS daytime series "Guiding Light", as well as a BMI Crystal Award in 2008.

 
 

Dave was awarded a full talent scholarship to the Ohio University School of Music, where he studied trumpet, holding princiipal positions in the select University Wind Ensemble and the OU Symphony Orchestra. Further college studies include Film Scoring at UCLA under former CBS music supervisor Don Brandon Ray. In addition to his formal musical background, Dave also holds a degree in Electronics Engineering.