Biography

Niklas Melcher (*1994) is a German composer and arranger.

After finishing a pre-academic educational program at the Diepholz school of music (‘Kreismusikschule’) in Germany, he attended several advanced trainings and masterclasses in the fields of soundtrack composing, music education, choral direction, orchestration and composition as well as academic studies at the full-time vocational school for music in Dinkelsbuehl, Germany. In 2019 he graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Composition for Film and Media from the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, Germany.¬†Niklas is currently studying as an RCM Scholar at the Royal College of Music, London for a Master of Composition in Composition for Screen. He was also awarded a scholarship by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) as well as a John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition.

Alongside his studies he recently composed and produced the scores to several small independent movies and worked on different compositions, arrangements and engraving jobs – e.g. for the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Bavarian State Youth Choir, which he also is a member of, or the European Filmphilharmonic Institute.