SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music alum writes music for Nickelodeon TV show, earns Emmy Award
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 2:39 pm

POTSDAM -- A Crane School of Music graduate has won a Daytime Emmy Award for the music he wrote for a Nickelodeon program.

John Angier, who graduated from SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School in 1988, picked up his Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy on June 20 at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles.

Angier took home the Outstanding Achievement in Music Direction and Composition Award, in recognition of his score for the Nickelodeon children's show "Bubble Guppies."

Originally from Hudson, Quebec, Angier is a sought-after composer and arranger. He has composed music for more than 30 television series, including "The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Yugioh," "Speed Racer: The Next Generation," "Sonic X," "Jolly Rabbit" and "Dinosaur King," and for feature films, including "Kurbaan," "Raajnetti," "Yogioh," "Yugioh 3D," "Pokemon: The Movie" and "Pokemon 3."

As an arranger and producer, Angier has worked with composer Stephen Schwartz and written orchestral arrangements and played keyboards on records by the Jonas Brothers, Paula Abdul, Joan Osborne, Joss Stone, Dionne Warwick, Donny Osmond, Diane Birch and The Bouncing Souls.