A five-time Emmy winner, Beal’s approach is a favorite for more sophisticated works. His TV credits include HBO’s Rome, Carnivàle and the Netflix series House of Cards. His documentary work includes Blackfish, Weiner, The Queen of Versailles, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power and Boston, a documentary about the history of the Boston Marathon.
Recently, Jeff’s performing, conducting, and composing worlds have begun converging. Jeff conducted The National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in the premiere of House of Cards in Concert, with further performances in Miami, The Netherlands’ Concertgebouw, Denmark, and Jerusalem. He also led the Boston Pops Orchestra for the premiere of Boston live-to-picture, and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for his new score to The General. New commissions include works for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, New West Symphony, Smuin Ballet, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Oregon Ballet Theater, and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. In may 2018 his flute concerto was given its world premiere by soloist Sharon Bezaly, conductor Osmo Vänskä, and the Minnesota Orchestra.