"Himmelman writes music with the same emphatic edge and aesthetic urgency that impelled the Lost Generation to write novels."
-Time Magazine
Himmelman "strips his music to its essence, tapping into a primal inspiration, investing melodies with the yearning of a spiritual quest."
- No Depression Magazine
Awards
2007 Grammy Nominee
2002 Emmy Nomination
Five-time ASCAP Award Winner
Four-time Gold Parent Choice Award Winner
2007 NAPPA (National Parenting Publishers Award) Album of the Year
Minnesota Songwriter of the Year
Minnesota Independent Feature Award
Television
Scoundrels
ABC
Executive Producers: Lyn Greene, Richard Levine and Francie Calfo
Cast: Virginia Madsen, Patrick John Flueger & Leven Rambin.
Original music
The Ex-List
CBS
Executive Producers: Jonathan Levin, Diane Ruggiero
Cast: Elizabeth Reaser, Rachel Boston, Adam Rothenberg, Alex Breckenridge, Amir Talai
Original music
Men in Trees
ABC
Executive Producers: Jenny Bicks, Cathy Konrad, James Mangold
Cast: Anne Heche, Abraham Benrubi, Sarah Strange
Original music
Bones
FOX
Executive Producers: Barry Josephson and Hart Hanson
Cast: David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel
Original music
Heartland
TNT
Producer: David Hollander
Starring: Treat Williams, Danielle Nicolet, Kari Matchett
Composer
Judging Amy
CBS
Producers: Connie Tavel, Barbara Hall and Joe Stern
Cast: Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly and Dan Futterman
Series Composer
ASCAP Performance Award
Freshman Diaries
Showtime
Director: R.J. Cutler
Composer
The American Embassy
FOX/Jersey Television
Producers: John Landgraf, Jim Parriot
Main Title Theme Composer
Going to California
Showtime
Producers: Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Melvoin, André Nemec, Josh Applebaum
Series composer
InStyle Magazine: Celebrity Homes NBC/Evolution
Producers: Dean Minerd, Kathleen French
Composer
Bug Juice
The Disney Channel
Producer: Douglas Ross
Making the Band
ABC/MTV
Producers: Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray
In The Zone
Fox Television
Producer: Melissa Forman
No Boundries
Fox Television
Producer: Melissa Forman
Television Films
Queen Sized
Lifetime
Directed by: Peter Levin
Starring: Annie Potts & Nikki Blonsky
Composer
Porn n Chicken
Comedy Central
Producers: Jane Rosenthal, Lawrence Trilling, Hardy Justice
Starring: Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Alex Burns
Composer
Snow in August
Showtime
Director: Richard Friedberg
Producers: Jake Eberts, Nancy Cooperstein
Starring: Stephen Rea, Lolita Davidovitch
A Face to Kill For
Showtime
Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Starring: Crystal Bernard Composer
Long Gone
HBO Pictures
Director: Martin Davidson
Starring Virginia Madsen and William Peterson
Composed and performed on score
Heart Of Dixie
HBO Pictures
Director: Martin Davidson
Films
Last Day Of Summer
The Vladar Company
Director: Vlad Yudin
Starring: DJ Qualls, Nikki Reed & William Sadler
Original music
Ash Tuesday
Independent
Director: Jim Hershleder
Original music
Four Feet
Independent
Director: Lisa Schiller
The Souler Opposite
Independent
Director: Bill Kalmenson
Starring: Chris Meloni, Tim Busfeld
Bill's Gunshop
Independent
Director: Dean Hyers
Composed score
A Slipping-Down Life
Independent
Director: Toni Kalem
Starring: Guy Pearce, Lili Taylor
Original Music
Dinner & Driving
Independent
Director: Lawrence Trilling
Starring: Joey Slotnick, Paula DeVico, Sam Robards, Brigitte Bako
Composed score and four original songs
Liar's Poker
Independent
Director: Jeff Santo
Starring: Flea, Pam Gidley, Richard Tyson
Original Music
Crossing The Bridge
Touchstone Pictures
Director: Mike Binder
Starring: Stephen Baldwin, Josh Charles, Jason Gedrick, and David Schwimmer
Composed and performed score. Wrote and performed "Impermanent Things" - end title song
Pyrates
Columbia/TriStar Pictures
Director: Noah Stern
Starring: Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick Composed and performed score. Wrote and performed House on Fire, 245 Days, featured songs within the body of the film.
Theatre
Hildy Hildy
Writer/Director: Patricia Scanlon
Sixteen week run at the Improv. Composed, performed, and arranged musical score.