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Endre Granat was the former assistant concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra, concertmaster of the Goteborg Symphony, Laureate of the Queen Elisabeth International Competition, recipient of the Ysaye Medal, and frequent participant of the Marlboro Festival and the Casals Festival. The former Fulbright scholar taught at the Royal Academy of Music in Goteborg, Seoul National University, The Cleveland Institute of Music, and the University of Southern California. For many years now, he has been one of the leading concertmasters for the Hollywood film industry. He was the violin section leader for films scored by Miklos Rozsa, John Williams, James Newton Howard, Henry Mancini and a host of others. He was also the section leader of numerous Academy Awards shows, Emmys, Grammys, and has over 2800 motion pictures to his credit. He has toured and recorded with numerous artists such as Earth, Wind, and Fire, Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Barbra Streisand, Yanni, Natalie Cole, Dionne Warwick, Hanson, and Ricky Martin. He was concertmaster for many recording studios that made soundtracks for films such as Legally Blonde, Dreamcatcher, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, The Bourne Identity, The Simpsons Movie, and many more. His teachers included Gyorgy Garay, Josef Gingold, and Jascha Heifetz.

 

2012     Savages [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Concert Master, Violin
2012     Snow White & the Huntsman         Violin
2011     Music Is Better Than Words     Seth MacFarlane     Violin
2011     Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides     Hans Zimmer     Concert Master
2011     Rango: Music from the Motion Picture     Hans Zimmer     Concert Master, Violin
2011     Something for the Pain     Redlight King     Violin
2011     The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn [Music from the Motion Picture]     Violin
2011     Water for Elephants     James Newton Howard     Violin
2010     Music from Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore         Violin
2010     Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief     Christophe Beck     Violin
2010     Repo Men         Violin
2010     The Last Airbender     James Newton Howard     Violin
2010     The Town     Harry Gregson-Williams     Concert Master, Violin
2010     The Pacific [Original Score]     Geoff Zanelli     Concert Master, Violin
2010     Unstoppable [Original Soundtrack]     Harry Gregson-Williams     Concert Master, Violin
2009     Angels & Demons [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Hans Zimmer     Concert Master, Violin
2009     Avatar     James Horner     Violin
2009     Couples Retreat     A.R. Rahman     Violin
2009     Fast & Furious [Original Motion Picture Score]     Brian Tyler     Violin
2009     Public Enemies [Score]     Elliot Goldenthal     Violin
2009     The Hangover [Soundtrack]         Concert Master, Violin
2009     The Uninvited [Original Motion Picture Score]     Christopher Young     Violin
2009     Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen -- The Score     Steve Jablonsky     Concert Master, Violin
2009     Trick 'R Treat: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack     Douglas Pipes     Violin
2009     X-Men Origins: Wolverine [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Violin
2008     John Adams [Television Series Soundtrack]         Violin
2008     Marley & Me [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Theodore Shapiro     Violin
2008     Max Payne [Original Score]     Buck Sanders     Main Personnel, Violin
2008     Still Unforgettable     Natalie Cole     Concert Master, Orchestra, Violin
2008     The Curious Case of Benjamin Button [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Violin
2008     Tropic Thunder [Original Motion Picture Score]     Theodore Shapiro     Violin
2008     Wanted [Original Score]     Danny Elfman     Violin
2007     Disturbia [Original Motion Picture Score]         Violin
2007     Gracie [Original Motion Picture Score]     Mark Isham     Violin
2007     Hairspray [2007 Original Soundtrack]         Violin
2007     Jerry Goldsmith: His Last Recordings     Jerry Goldsmith     Concert Master
2007     Lars and the Real Girl [Music from the Motion Picture]     David Torn     Violin
2007     Letters from Iwo Jima [Music from the Motion Picture]     Kyle Eastwood     Violin
2007     Next [Music from the Motion Picture]     Mark Isham     Violin
2007     Pirates of the Caribbean [Box Set] [Collector's Edition] [4 CD/1 DVD]     Concert Master
2007     Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master
2007     Shooter [Music from the Motion Picture]         Violin
2007     The Number 23 [Original Motion Picture Score]     Harry Gregson-Williams     Violin
2007     The Simpsons Movie: The Music [Original Soundtrack]     The Simpsons     Concert Master, Violin
2007     Transformers: The Score [Original Motion Picture Score]     Steve Jablonsky     Concert Master, Violin
2006     Dreamgirls [Music from the Motion Picture]         Violin
2006     Flags of our Fathers [Soundtrack]     Clint Eastwood     Violin
2006     Freedomland [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2006     Lady in the Water [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master
2006     Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins [Original Motion Picture Score]     Craig Safan     Violin
2006     The Holiday [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Hans Zimmer     Violin
2006     The Sentinel [Original Film Score]     Christophe Beck     Violin
2006     The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada [Original Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Violin
2006     We Are Marshall [Original Motion Picture Score]     Christophe Beck     Concert Master
2005     An Adventure Story of Steamboy     Steve Jablonsky     Violin
2005     An Unfinished Life [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Deborah Lurie     Violin
2005     Constantine [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Brian Tyler     Concert Master, Violin
2005     Dreamer [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Debney     Violin
2005     Elektra [Original Motion Picture Score]     Christophe Beck     Concert Master, Violin
2005     King Kong [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Violin
2005     Meet the Fockers [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Randy Newman     Violin
2005     Munich [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Williams     Violin
2005     Spanglish [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Hans Zimmer     Concert Master, Violin
2005     Stripes [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Elmer Bernstein     Violin
2005     The Great American Songbook Collection     Rod Stewart     Violin
2005     The Great American Songbook [Box Set]     Rod Stewart     Violin
2005     The Interpreter [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2005     The Legend of Zorro [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Horner     Violin
2005     The Skeleton Key [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Violin
2005     Timeline: Music Inspired by the Film     Jerry Goldsmith     Concert Master, Violin
2005     War of the Worlds [Music from the Motion Picture]         Concert Master, Violin
2004     Flight of the Phoenix [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Concert Master, Violin
2004     Hidalgo (Music Composed by James Newton Howard     Concert Master, Violin
2004     I, Robot [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Concert Master, Violin
2004     My Architect (Music from the Film)         Concert Master
2004     National Treasure (Original Score)     Trevor Rabin     Violin
2004     Shall We Dance?         Violin
2004     Shark Tale         Violin
2004     The Bourne Supremacy [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Powell     Violin
2004     The Terminal [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Violin
2004     The Village (Original Score)     James Newton Howard     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Agent Cody Banks         Concert Master, Musician
2003     Beyond Borders [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Horner     Violin
2003     Bruce Almighty [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Debney     Violin
2003     Concord Records 30th Anniversary         Concert Master, Violin
2003     Dreamcatcher [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Elf [Original Motion Picture Score]     John Debney     Violin
2003     House of Sand and Fog [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Horner     Violin
2003     Identity [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Alan Silvestri     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Jeepers Creepers 2 [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Concert Master, Violin
2003     Looney Tunes: Back in Action [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Mest     Mest     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Passionada [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Peter Pan [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Scary Movie 3         Concert Master, Violin
2003     Taken [Original Television Score]     Laura Karpman     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Tears of the Sun [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Hans Zimmer     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2003     The Hunted [Music from the Motion Picture]     Brian Tyler     Concert Master, Violin
2003     The Italian Job (2003) (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)     Concert Master, Violin
2003     The Last Samurai [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Hans Zimmer     Concert Master, Violin
2003     The Rundown [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Timeline [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Brian Tyler     Concert Master, Violin
2003     Under the Tuscan Sun (Original Score)     Christophe Beck     Concert Master, Violin
2002     Antwone Fisher     Mychael Danna     Violin
2002     Blade II     Marco Beltrami     Violin
2002     I Am Sam [Original Motion Picture Score]     John Powell     Violin
2002     Ice Age [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     David Newman     Violin
2002     In the Bedroom [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Thomas Newman     Violin
2002     My Big Fat Greek Wedding [Music from the Motion Picture]         Concert Master, Violin
2002     Signs [Original Motion Picture Score]     James Newton Howard     Concert Master, Violin
2002     Skeleton Coast Safari     Neil Argo     Violin
2002     Solaris [Original Score]     Cliff Martinez     Concert Master, Violin
2002     Star Trek: Nemesis [Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Concert Master, Violin
2002     The Affair of the Necklace [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     David Newman     Violin
2002     The Bourne Identity [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Powell     Concert Master, Violin
2002     The Emperor's Club [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     James Newton Howard Concert Master, Violin
2002     The Salton Sea     Thomas Newman     Violin
2002     The Scorpion King [Original Motion Picture Score]     John Debney     Violin
2002     The Tuxedo [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Debney     Violin
2001     Along Came a Spider     Jerry Goldsmith     Violin
2001     Black Knight [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Randy Edelman     Violin
2001     Blonde         Concert Master, Violin
2001     Cats and Dogs [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     John Debney     Violin
2001     Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back [Original Motion Picture Score]         Violin
2001     Legally Blonde         Concert Master
2001     Life as a House [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Mark Isham     Violin
2001     Rush Hour 2 [Original Motion Picture Score]         Violin
2001     The Royal Tenenbaums [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Violin
2000     Diamonds [1999]     Joel Goldsmith     Violin
1999     Angela's Ashes [Music From The Motion Picture]     John Williams     Concert Master
1999     For Love of the Game     Basil Poledouris     Concert Master
1999     Man on the Moon         Concertmaster
1999     The Thin Red Line     Hans Zimmer     Concert Master
1998     Armageddon     Trevor Rabin     Concert Master
1998     One Tough Cop     Bruce Broughton     Concert Master        Strings
1997     Conspiracy Theory     Carter Burwell     Violin
1996     101 Dalmations (Live Action)     Michael Kamen     Concert Master
1996     Escape from L.A. [Original Score]     Shirley Walker     Concert Master, Violin
1996     Homeward Bound 2: Lost In San Francisco     Bruce Broughton     Concert Master
1996     Kissing Rain     Roch Voisine     Violin
1996     Mrs. Santa Claus [Original Soundtrack]         Violin
1993     Gypsy [1993 CBS Television Cast]     Bette Midler     Violin
1990/91     China Cry     Al Kasha     Violin
1989     Beaches         Concert Master
1988     The Dead Pool [Original Score]     Lalo Schifrin     Violin
1987     Harry and the Hendersons [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Bruce Broughton     Violin
1985     Red Dawn [Complete Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Basil Poledouris     Violin
1982     Blade Runner     New American Orchestra     Concert Master
    Love Happens     Christopher Young     Violin
    Role Models [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Violin
    Something the Lord Made [Original Motion Picture Score]         Violin
    The Hangover [Original Score]     Christophe Beck     Concert Master, Violin
    The Hurt Locker [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]     Marco Beltrami     Violin
    Throw Momma from the Train [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]         Viola, Violin

 

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