About the speaker:
Úyanga Bold is a vocalist, composer, and performing artist from Mongolia, based in Los Angeles, who has worked as a vocal soloist with Oscar-nominated composer Marco Beltrami and Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory. She has sung on films including the award-winning Madagasikara (2018), including the main title theme, and a piece that won a Hollywood Music in Media award with Thomas Parisch.
Bold performed as a vocal soloist with the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra on Hans Zimmer’s “Batman: The Dark Knight” Suite, projects with Disney and Google Japan, and the Boston Ballet. As a concert soloist, she performed at the League of Legends eSports World Championship Finals, the Boston Symphony Hall, and The Tenerife International Film Music Festival in Spain with the Masterpiece Experience. Her studio singing work includes The Ballad of Lefty Brown, The Chainbreakers, Comedy Central’s Drunk History, and Two Steps From Hell. Her solo voice is also heard on video game soundtracks from Overwatch to League of Legends, and the Chinese productions Moonlight Blade, Honor of Kings, and Revelation Online. The upcoming “Voices of the Empire” vocal library is made up of Bold’s vocals and inspired by traditional Mongolian “urtiin duu”, Bulgarian, and Eastern vocal traditions.
Bold studied voice performance at the Berklee College of Music, as the first Mongolian at the institution. During that time, she performed as a vocal soloist at the Boston Symphony Hall with the Video Game Orchestra, Harvard, and at press conferences at the Paramount Theatre. Bold also won several awards with her own band and performed with Grammy Award-winner Angelique Kidjo and Grammy and American Music Award-nominated artist Blu Cantrell.
Her original composition is featured in promotion for the new show “The Widow”, and the theme music for the podcast AwareNow. When she is not working as a soundtrack vocalist or a composer, Bold creates multi-instrumental live performances with dilruba, sitar, frame drum, guitar, and bulbul tarang, amongst others.