Meet Justin Raines

Headshot of Justin Raines, Vice President

Justin (he/him) is an award-winning composer of music for the stage and screen. His works have been featured on international recordings and streaming services worldwide.  As a film composer, Justin has composed the scores for films and trailers through Voltage Pictures and Hollywood Media Bridge as well as independent projects including the short film Buffalo, which was accepted to the Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film category in 2016. Justin had the pleasure of conducting the Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles from 2012 through 2022 and the Peninsula Symphonic Winds since 2017. As an educator, he currently works through the Los Angeles Community College District as an Instructional Assistant and a Music Theory instructor. Having both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music Theory and Composition, Justin hopes to start a composition studio through LACCD and his current position at Los Angeles Harbor College.