“With a Steinway, every note can reach beyond ordinary existence, connecting the performer and the audience in a profound awareness of the soul and humanity.”
Joachim Horsley is a composer, pianist, and arranger. His VIA HAVANA videos, where he performs new arrangements blending great works of classical music with afro-carribean rhythms, has been viewed millions of times online garnering him international attention. In 2018 he performed to full houses with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center and with his band at the Folie Bergere in Paris, France. His Via Havana EP is released on La Cafe with an upcoming full album release in early 2019.
He recently composed the original score for the Disney animated series “Big City Greens,” and the 2018 feature films “2307: Winter’s Dream” and “Guys Reading Poems” (starring Patricia Velasquez). Other recent projects include arranging for Michael Bublé, John Legend's “All of Me” tour, and orchestrating Ben Folds' Piano Concerto. Working with composer Anton Sanko, Horsley orchestrated and conducted the score for the films "Ouija," "The Possession," and "Rabbit Hole" (starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart), as well as the TV series "Great Migrations," which aired on the National Geographic Channel and won a News and Documentary Emmy® for music and sound. He has created the scores for over 50 film and television projects.