Alison Plante is a Professor of Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music, and Program Director for the Berklee Online MM in Film Scoring. Her scoring credits include seven educational television series for the Annenberg Channel; History Channel specials Bible Battles and Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War; documentary features American Meat and Farmers for America; and national TV spots, trailers, and corporate identity music for Duracell, Kodak, Sodexho, Spalding Sports, W.B. Mason, GMAC, Animal Planet, the National Geographic Channel, and the Pan Mass Challenge, among others. Other credits include live action and animated short films, theater (with a specialty in puppetry), and multimedia museum installations for the Smithsonian Institution and the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
She studied at the University of Chicago and the University of Cambridge, plays keyboard and wind instruments and sings, performed in a Gamelan for three years, and has conducted both orchestra and choir. Her composition honors include the Janet Gates Peckham International Award for Excellence in the Arts and the Olga and Paul Menn Foundation Prize for an original literary or musical work.