Dennis McCarthy has composed music for the South Coast Repertory productions of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, OF MICE AND MEN, GETTING FRANKIE MARRIED — AND AFTERWARDS, THE BEARD OF AVON, ON THE JUMP and DUMB SHOW. He also composed the music for SCR’s Theatre for Young Audiences, THE ONLY CHILD, written by Quincy Long. He has been writing music for television for more than 30 years. His career began as a conductor/arranger for Glen Campbell, whose concert tours took him around the country and overseas for many years. Once based back in Los Angeles, he began composing for episodic television series and worked as musical director on numerous television variety productions such as The Barbara Mandrell Show. He worked with Nelson Riddle and Marty Paich and orchestrated for film composer Alex North. Over the years he has written music for over 2,000 television episodes and television films including V, the long-running MacGyver, Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise, The Twilight Zone, Dynasty, Private Benjamin, Beantown, The Colbys, Hotel, Birdland and Houston Knights. Mr. McCarthy has also composed music for Project Greenlight, Dawson’s Creek, Hidden in Silence, Armed and Innocent, Overkill, A Texas Tragedy and Having Our Say. He has won two Emmy Awards for his work on Star Trek and composed the music for the series’ first feature, Generations. He is a 12-time winner of ASCAP’s Most Performed Composer Award. He is a Southern California native, 43 years married, the father of three and proud grandfather of nine spectacular grandchildren.