Larry Groupé

Current Projects


San Diego Children's Choir to Perform New Work

I am happy to announce the premiere of a new work of mine, a patriotic musical tribute commissioned by the San Diego Children's Choir in honor of San Diego's vibrant military community. The choir will be over 100 voices accompanied by percussion, organ and the brass quintet Westwind Brass. The performance is 3pm Sunday, 31 May 2015, Copley Symphony Hall, downtown San Diego.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | May 29, 2015

Larry Nominated for a 4th Emmy®

Larry has just received his fourth Emmy® Award nomination, this time for Best Original Score for the feature film “Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story.”

Posted by: Larry Groupé | May 13, 2014

Kevin Reynolds Wins Silver Medal Skating to Larry's "Excelsius"

Canadian skater Kevin Reynolds earned his silver medal at the 2014 Sochi Olympics on February 9, 2014, skating to Larry's title score for Excelsius.

Larry has now received a Global Music Award for this triumphal theme, and is currently nominated for same in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | May 10, 2014

First Palomar Film Music Workshop Scheduled for June of This Year

Larry is offering an unprecedented opportunity for aspiring film composers to hone their skills in the art of film scoring under the tutelage of a team of professionals. The Palomar Film Music Workshop is an intensive, hands-on learning experience in a relaxed, rural atmosphere. For more information, visit the Palomar Workshops website.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | April 26, 2014

“Trondheim” Wins Award

Larry has won another Global Music Award for his new work “Trondheim,” a commissioned piece for the Jewish Cultural Museum of Oslo, Norway.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | April 16, 2014

Larry Groupé a "Face to Watch" in 2014


The San Diego Union-Tribune kicked off the new year with a write-up in the Arts section on Larry and a couple of other notable area musicians expected to accomplish great things this year. "Music is instantly gratifying," Larry reflects in this probing article, which can be read online here.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | January 3, 2014

“Witness 11” Nominated for HMMA Award

Larry's score for “Witness 11” was a nominee in this year's HMMA Music in Visual Media Awards for best score in the Indie category.

Washington D.C., October, 1947.
Called before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) during their notorious Hollywood Ten investigation, famed German playwright Bertolt Brecht must choose between betraying himself and his friends—and imprisonment.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | December 16, 2013

“The Contender” Still Reigns


Provocative political thriller The Contender continues to enjoy a reputation for excellence that has now spanned 13 years. Click here for a retrospective of its premiere at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | July 22, 2013

“Dream Cinema”


Releasing now worldwide: Dream Cinema. The new CD bursting with epic, poignant, and dramatic pieces recorded at Abbey Road with the London Philharmonic and Choir. The much awaited companion to the previous CD, Excelsius.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | June 30, 2013

East Village Radio Interview, NYC

A two hour in-depth interview discussing Larry's film music and time with rock legends YES. Great fun—and a nice overview of his work. Click here to hear the archived show.


Posted by: Larry Groupé | March 25, 2012

“Cats Dancing on Jupiter”

Recently finished the score for the hip and sexually charged thriller Cats Dancing on Jupiter, starring Amanda Righetti (Captain America, The Mentalist) and directed by Jordan Alan.

The film has yet to be released but more info is available online:

Posted by: Larry Groupé | June 19, 2012

“Straw Dogs”


Larry has finished his score for Straw Dogs, a Sony/Screen Gems release directed by Rod Lurie. Starring James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård and James Woods. Wide release date is September 16, 2011.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | February 5, 2011

Emmy Win

Larry just won his second Emmy. This one for best original score for the short subject film Residue. A dramatic tale about the U.S.'s early involvement in Cambodia. This now makes three nominations and two wins.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | July 6, 2010

“Excelsius” is Now Available!


This CD is a collection of orchestral themes composed and conducted by Larry Groupé, recorded at Abbey Road with the London Philharmonic and choir. Available now for purchase through Imperativa Records, at Amazon, and on iTunes.

There is a laudatory review available on ScoreNotes.

Posted by: Larry Groupé | January 14, 2010



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