Virginia Kilbertus

Virginia Kilbertus is a Toronto-based composer for film and television. With roots in both the classical and electronic worlds, her musical breadth spans multiple genres.

Virginia’s musical background includes seven years of study in piano performance at the University of Toronto through the Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music, as well as McGill University. At McGill, which boasts one of North America’s finest music schools, she completed a Bachelor of Music in Composition, graduating cum laude and with a citation for Outstanding Achievement in Composition. In addition to her extensive studies in classical composition and orchestration, Virginia spent several years working within McGill’s Digital Sound Composition Studio on electroacoustic composition. Following her time at McGill, Virginia went on to complete a Master’s in Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games at the Berklee College of Music and is a graduate of the prestigious Slaight Music Residency at Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Center.

Virginia has produced original scores for numerous films and series and has recorded with prominent orchestras throughout Canada and Europe. Her most recent accomplishments include the original score for the feature film Astronaut, starring Richard Dreyfuss; the orchestration for The Lighthouse, starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe; the original scores for Seasons 1 and 2 of the Hulu series Endlings, which earned her a SOCAN Award and Emmy nomination in 2021; and the Adult Swim series Psi Cops. Virginia’s music draws on eclectic influences, fusing rich, classical orchestrations with electronics, jazz, and extended techniques to create a sound that is uniquely her own.

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