My latest albums, soundtracks, or game music releases.
Updates, musical musings, and other general nonsense
I came across this bit of kinetic text animation the other day of Ira Glass talking about being a creative and the process/struggle we go through to achieve our ideal.
Welcome to another “Behind the Music”! I was intrigued by the concept of a “cowboy” Western genre set in modern day and the story was great, so I jumped onboard. Read more
Every year in the U.S., where I’m based, we celebrate Memorial Day. However, a lot of us just see the Holiday as an extended weekend. But what is Memorial Day about?
Years ago, Transient would have seemed like a very tame composition coming from me. Check out this latest “Behind the Music” to learn more about the work and what inspired it.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! Here’s a little sample of original piano music I’ve been working on based on an Irish/Celtic jig.
My original background as a professional filmmaker has a strong influence on my approach to composing music - particularly from the perspective of attempting to create pieces that conjure the picturesque as much as they do an emotionally connected auditory experience.
I studied music composition at, what is now referred to as, the Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College. During my time there, I also became increasingly drawn to the visual arts and added filmmaking to my bag-o-tricks. For the years since college I've worked in the the video & film industry full-time as a composer and filmmaker.
Presently, I reside in New York and delight in travel (I'm equally at home on a Skype session too). I have a great network of Emmy winning filmmakers, award winning musicians, and highly skilled audio engineers that I tap into. I'm always excited for opportunities to meet filmmakers or game producers and to be one small part of enhancing their story or vision.
Shoot me your info and some project information and we can connect, become friends, and work together. No worries if you’re far away - we can enjoy a virtual meeting & coffee through Skype.
For general information about using my existing music in a project you're working on you can go here. If your question isn't answered via that page, then hit me up via the form.