Shelly Palmer is an award-winning composer and producer of music for advertising, film, television and radio, and a pioneer in the fields of digital audio.

Palmer’s artistic accomplishments include conducting the London Symphony Orchestra for his composition “Anthem” which he produced for the Parsons dance company as well as conducting RSO Moscow for the Good Will Games and music directing several Emmy Awards telecasts. A prolific composer, he was honored at ASCAP’s 13th Annual Film and Television Awards in the category of “Most Performed Television Themes.” Shelly composed and produced the music for ABC’s hit series Spin City starring Michael J. Fox for which he received ASCAP’s 12th Annual Film and Television Award in the category of “Top Television Series.” He has also composed memorable themes for “Live with Kelly & Michael,” “Martha Stewart” and the theme and musical identification package for the MSNBC network, to name a few. Some of his jingle highlights include the digital debut of the “real” Meow Mix cat singing the classic “Meow, Meow, Meow, Meow” and “Life Should be One part Seagram’s, Two Parts Fun.” Shelly’s music has also been featured on literally thousands of national television and radio commercials for companies like: MCI, American Express, Burger King, Halls Cough Drops, Kodak, TransAmerica Insurance, and Foxwoods Resorts, as well as hundreds of local television news broadcasts nationwide.

Credit Highlights

Commissioned works composed and produced by Shelly Palmer

Television & Radio Show Themes

Contemporary Orchestrations

Traditional Orchestrations


News, Sports & Station Image Music

Meow Mix Anthology

MSNBC Network Identification Theme Package Sampler

Serious Music

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T’filat Gavriel (Gabriel’s Prayer) a suite for organ in D minor by Shelly Palmer performed by David Higgs