Biography

Theron Kay is a Japanese-American composer for film, television and video games. During his freshman year at Baylor University, Theron composed the soundtrack for ESPN’s Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream, a television series that featured rap icon Snoop Dogg. The following year, he wrote the original score for the Fox Sports’ series The Evolution of Punk, and moved to Los Angeles shortly after. Theron continued his education at Cal State University, Northridge, where he earned the Paltsev Scholarship Award, an award that honors and identifies promising up and coming composers. While at Northridge, Theron also pitched for the CSUN division I collegiate baseball team and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Music Composition for film & media.

In 2019, Theron was accepted into the prestigious USC Screen Scoring program. Here, he studied under a plethora of industry veterans including Pete Anthony, Garry Schyman, and Laura Karpman and recorded his music at some of Los Angeles' premier scoring stages including Capitol Records, Silent Zoo, and Warner Brothers. On the big screen, Theron has contributed music to projects with composers Michael Kramer (Lego Ninjago, Thor: The Dark World)Scott Glasgow (Captain America: Civil War, The Curse of Sleeping Beauty), and Patrick Kirst (Kissing Booth). In addition to his scoring projects, Theron is an in-house composer at Eternal Music Group where he has worked on trailers including Marvel's Wandavision.