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Robert Carli is one of Canada’s busiest and most in-demand composers for Film & Television. His music has received numerous industry awards and nominations, including 23 Canadian Screen Award and Gemini nominations, 4 Canadian Screen Awards and 5 Gemini Awards. He is the recipient of several SOCAN Awards for domestic television.

He recently finished scoring his 15th season of Shaftesbury Films’ MURDOCH MYSTERIES (CBC), the 1st season of SKYMED (CBC/CBS/Paramount+), and is currently working on the 2nd season of Shaftesbury’s RUBY AND THE WELL (Family).

Other recent work includes 4 seasons of WYNONNA EARP (SyFy/Space), 4 seasons of FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES (CBC), and critically-acclaimed documentary TOXIC BEAUTY, which premiered at the 2019 HOTDOCS FESTIVAL in Toronto. His dramatic film work includes Ken Finkleman's THE EDUCATION OF WILLIAM BOWMAN and George A. Romero’s last zombie movie SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD.

Robert also recently collaborated with singer/songwriter Danny Michel to release KHLEBNIKOV, an album of music written aboard a Russian icebreaker ship crossing the Northern Passage, featuring astronaut Chris Hadfield.

The diversity of Robert's music can be attributed in part to his years of experience as a performer of musical styles ranging from avant-garde and classical to jazz and rock. After graduating from the University of Toronto with a degree in composition, he began performing as saxophonist with various ensembles, including The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, The National Ballet of Canada and The Esprit Orchestra. He has performed and toured with artists across North America and throughout Europe, and has worked with such performers as Barenaked Ladies, Julie Andrews, and Madeleine Peyroux. Mr. Carli has collaborated on numerous projects with The Art Of Time Ensemble, including two recordings and a composition based on prose by Michael Ondaatje, which premiered with the author as narrator.

Robert works from his state-of-the-art composing and recording facility in Toronto.

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