Carl Vaudrin is a Canadian composer, music producer and pianist based in Montreal.

He is the composer behind the award-winning videogame Despicable Me: Minion Rush that was downloaded more than half a billion time. He also provided original music for videogames such as The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (Best Game Soundtrack Nomination - Best App Ever Award 2011), Thor: The Dark World - Official Game, Captain America: The Winter Soldier - Official Game, Epic™ Official Game, Wild Blood (Best Game Soundtrack Honorable Mention - Best App Ever Award 2012) and Modern Combat 3-4-5 (Best Soundtrack Winner - Best App Ever Award 2012). His score for the comedy web series “Hollywood Wasteland” directed by Matt Newcomb was awarded Outstanding Score in a Comedy Series at the Los Angeles Web Festival in 2011.

As a music producer, arranger and orchestrator, Carl recently collaborated with singer/songwriter Juulie Rousseau on her latest release “Landscape”, as well as with Caro Bé on her debut album “Closing the Book”. He is also co-producer alongside with his brother Benoit Vaudrin on Ingrid St-Pierre’s mini-album “Une Luciole sur un High”.

Carl is often called upon as a pianist on a variety of projects. As a session player, he recorded on Fred Pellerin’s platinum selling albums “Silence” and “C’est un Monde”, Longue Distance “Immortels” album and Julie Hamelin “Smooth Roads” album to name a few. As a keyboardist for The Showmen Orchestra he performed with artists such as Nanette Workman, Gregory Charles and some Star Academy alumni. As a musical director, he had the pleasure of working on the equestrian show Cavalia on the 2008-2009 European tour.

His education includes a certificate in Film Scoring from UCLA’s Extension, undergraduate work in Jazz performance at McGill University in Montreal and a college diploma (DEC) in Jazz and Popular music from Cégep de Drummondville. He currently offers educational workshops on videogame music composition at ISTDS (Institut Supérieur des Techniques de Design Sonore).

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