Kurt Farquhar

Kurt Farquhar is a television and film composer, songwriter, producer and founder/CEO of True Music, a prominent music
licensing company,

His notable works include Disney+’s The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder, the long anticipated revival of the groundbreaking animated series The Proud Family. A Farquhar has scored more primetime television series than any other African American composer throughout his 32-year career. A seven-time BMI Award winner, his credits include The King of Queens, The Neighborhood, Girlfriends, Sister, Moesha, Soul Food, In the House, Not Easily Broken, Stitchers and Ned and Stacey — often writing on multiple series simultaneously. In early 2018, Farquhar entered the superhero genre with the launch of network television’s first African American starring superhero series, Black Lightning.

He began playing drums at age eight and wrote his first symphony at age 12, writing over 5000 pieces by his mid20’s. His musical education took him from the streets of Chicago to the famed Berklee College of Music in Boston, National Conservatory of Music in Versailles and Eastern Illinois University, where he studied with noted percussion teacher Johnny Lane. A native of Chicago, Farquhar is the youngest of five children.