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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 24 Canadian Screen Award and Gemini nominations, 4 Canadian Screen Awards and 5 Gemini Awards. Last fall, he was nominated alongside co-composer Lora Bidner for a Children's and Family Emmy Award for their score for RUBY AND THE WELL. He is the recipient of several SOCAN Awards for domestic television.

Most recently, he scored his 16th season of Shaftesbury Films’ MURDOCH MYSTERIES (CBC), and is scoring his 2nd season of the Paramount+ series SKYMED (CBC), alongside co-composer Peter Chapman. He is also working on his 3rd season of Shaftesbury’s RUBY AND THE WELL (Family/BYU).

Other recent work includes the 1st season of the new comedy-drama series SISTERS (Crave), 4 seasons of WYNONNA EARP (SyFy/Space), 4 seasons of FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES (CBC), critically-acclaimed documentary feature TOXIC BEAUTY, and investigative documentary MALCOM IS MISSING. 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.

In March of 2023, he premiered two sold-out performances of “Murder In F Major” - a concert experience at Roy Thomson Hall featuring the Toronto Symphony Orchestra performing his score live to a new episode of the hit series MURDOCH MYSTERIES. The events were hosted by fan favourites Yannick Bisson (Detective Murdoch) and Jonny Harris (Constable Crabtree).

In 2017, Robert 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 duo was awarded Producer of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards.

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. He 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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