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Levent Altuntas (b. 1994) is a German composer from Frankfurt, currently based in London. He started playing the violin at the age of six and started composing shortly thereafter. While in high school, he was a composition student of Prof. Claus Kühnl at the Hoch Conservatory.


In 2014 he began his studies at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts, where he graduated in 2020. He then relocated to London to pursue a Master of Music degree in Composition for Screen at the Royal College of Music, where he was also a John Barry Scholar for Film Composition. His principal study teachers included Prof Howard Davidson, Prof Filip Šijanec and Dr Dimitri Scarlato. He graduated in 2022 with distinction.


Levent's compositions and orchestrations have been recorded and performed internationally by high-caliber ensembles and orchestras, such as the London Metropolitan Orchestra, the Staatskapelle Halle, The Twiolins, the Carducci Quartet, the Landesjugendorchester Bremen, the Kammerphilharmonie Frankfurt,  the Rheingauer Filmsymphoniker and the Mainhattan Strings .

In 2019 he was commissioned by Stark Entertainment to arrange music from MARVEL superhero movies for live performances at both the Avengers exhibit and the Thunder Theater, one of Europe's biggest movie theaters, as part of CCXP Cologne. In the same year he also received a nomination for the German Gamemusic Award.


His most recent projects include orchestrations for several high profile productions, scores for numerous short films as well as the feature films "World Order" (dir. Roberto Puzzo) and "Hard Copy," (dir. Daniel Fooley) available for streaming through Amazon Prime UK.

Since 2024, in addition to his work as a composer and orchestrator, he is also a lecturer in music arranging at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts.



2024 Celebris Composition Competiton (Winner)

2022 FMC 2022 - Category: Music for Film, TV, Ads & Video Games (Semifinalist)

2022 Indie Film Music Contest (Finalist)

2021 Oticons Faculty International Film Music Competition (Finalist)

2020  John Barry Scholar for Film Composition at RCM London

2019  German Gamemusic Award (Nomination)

2019  Rheingauer Filmsymphoniker Film Scoring Competition (Winner)

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