Kate Simko graduated from the Royal College of Music in London in 2014 with a Masters in Composition for Screen and received her Bachelors in Music Technology from Northwestern University. While at Northwestern, Kate began DJ’ing on the radio and co-wrote her first electronic music album. Upon graduation Kate moved to Los Angeles where she worked with Academy Award winning sound designer Stephen Flick, gaining her first experience in feature films.
Kate is a composer, leader of her ensemble London Electronic Orchestra, and an internationally touring live performer and DJ. She has released multiple albums and soundtracks, reaching the Top 100 in the Billboard Classical chart, as well as the Top 10 in house music charts worldwide. Her music has been licensed by ABC Television, Victorinox, and Giorgio Armani, and she has written original music for various mediums including films, commercials, iPhone apps, and shows on the BBC, Netflix, and PBS.
Kate is currently working on a feature-length score for 137 Films, whose past documentary ‘The Atom Smashers’ was licensed by PBS with Kate’s soundtrack. The current film ‘We Believe in Dinosaurs’ is represented by CAA, with plans to release the soundtrack on Kate’s label, London Electronic Recordings.