Meet the Maker - Dr. Curtis Melton


Posted Jun 11, 2021

Meet the Music Makers: Dr. Curtis Melton is an active composer, with his shows, “Boundaries” and “Twisted”, and concert band piece “Exaltation Fanfare” published through GPG Music. Dr. Melton is Director of Bands at Legacy High School in North Las Vegas, which consists of a 140-member marching band, three concert bands, a beginning band, a jazz ensemble, a color guard and winter guard program, and an AP Music Theory course.

His original compositions have received several honors over the past few years; in 2015 he was nominated for “Best Original Score” at the Idyllwild International Film Festival and also in 2015, he won “Best Original Song” at the Las Vegas 48 Hour Film Festival. He was named a finalist in the Ravel Association International Soundtrack Competition hosted in Italy in 2016, and named a semi-finalist in The American Prize Composer Competition for his original works “The Genesis Effect” and “Forever Through The Fire”. We are delighted to work with such an esteemed composer as Dr. Melton who continues to #InspireTheNextGeneration.