Public Figure Profiles

David Metzger

David Metzger is an American orchestrator and composer who has orchestrated many Disney feature animation films, including Frozen, Moana, Planes, Wreck-It Ralph, Tarzan, Haunted Mansion, and Brother Bear. In addition to his work for Disney, he has done orchestrations for over 50 major films, composed the musical scores for Tarzan 2, Brother Bear 2, and Tarzan and Jane, and has numerous video game, theme park, television, and commercial credits.

Metzger received a Tony and a Drama Desk nomination in 1998 for his orchestration of Broadway musical The Lion King. He won a DVDX award for best original score in a DVD premiere movie for Tarzan 2 in 2006.

He has orchestrated the Broadway musical Frozen and is also orchestrating the musical August Rush.Metzger grew up in Corvallis, Oregon. He received his Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from California State University, Long Beach. He also did graduate work at UCLA. He began composing for choir and jazz band in junior high school. In his young adult years, he wrote many jazz band charts that are still played today. He was the arranger for jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson in the late 1980s. From 1992–1997, he was the arranger for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

He has a longtime collaboration with Grammy award-winning film composer Mark Mancina. More recently he has also worked with other notable Hollywood and Broadway composers including Robert Lopez, John Powell, Alan Silvestri, Christophe Beck, and others.He currently lives in Oregon with his wife. He has two grown sons.

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Some of their strengths

David Metzger has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Intelligent, Charming, Quick-witted, Intuitive, Creative, and Intense.

Charming and Quick-witted

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, David Metzger is someone who is a charming, quick-witted, and energetic person who combines passion and intelligence with an ability to feel what others are feeling and to effectively communicate with them. A person who is a bit of a "lone wolf".

Warm and Caring

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know David Metzger well know them as someone who can be warm, caring, and compassionate, like a lamp or torch.

Inventive and Clever

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe David Metzger as someone who is flexible, intelligent, and quick-witted.

A person who likes to be creative, and to be recognized for their artistic talents. Who possesses intelligence, mental discipline, and ambition, and who does well in relationships and partnerships.

Assertive and Protective

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, David Metzger is someone who is a somewhat private person who has a strong personality and ability to read other people.

They are also someone who is balanced, stable, and energetic, who likes the idea of home and family, and who is very comfortable being the person in charge.

Logical and Reasonable

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, David Metzger tends to be someone who is understanding, logical, and reasonable. Who can be intellectual and intuitive, speak the truth at any cost, be witty and sociable, and live life to its fullest.

Some of David Metzger's challenges

While David Metzger has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, David Metzger can be Self-centered, Hypocritical, Emotional, Standoffish, Unfocused, Indecisive, and Irritable.

Hypocritical and Self-centered

One of David Metzger's key challenges is that they are someone who can be perceived as hypocritical and self-centered.

Unfocused and Indecisive

David Metzger is someone who can be scattered, restless, and insensitive, be distracted by fluctuating professional interests, be a workaholic, and who can be arrogant and have difficulty accepting advice.

Indecisive and Distracted

Finally, David Metzger also can have a hard time staying focused and can easily become restless.

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