Clinton Rusich

Music | Fine Arts


Location: Fine Arts – 301

About Professor Rusich

Clinton Rusich is a composer, orchestrator, and educator based in Southern California. He has scored films that have screened at over forty festivals throughout the United States and internationally. He has written music for projects produced by Sony, Warner Bros, Cartoon Network, FX, Showtime and the Sci-Fi channel. His conducting credits include the Microsoft video game “Minecraft”, the AAA game “Darksiders – Genesis” as well as numerous independent films. His orchestrations and arrangements have been used by groups as varied as Wu Tang Clan, the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, the Aspen Music Festival Academy Orchestra and the Avengers Infinity War ad campaign.

Professor Rusich comes to Cypress after serving as the Area Coordinator for the Commercial and Media Writing program at California State University Northridge. Professor Rusich previously taught as an adjunct professor at Chapman University, Cypress College and Fullerton College. He is a graduate of the prestigious Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television program at the University of Southern California and holds a Master’s degree in both Music Composition and Conducting from California State University Long Beach.

Professor Rusich is excited to be returning to Cypress College and looks forward to helping students accomplish their career and personal goals.