nyc-based composer, pianist, arranger, and music director. i do other stuff, too.

Film/Commercial

A few of my favorite projects from the past few years. I'll be adding more sample film cues in the coming weeks and months. I work comfortably and quickly in all genres - please contact me if you'd like to collaborate.

 

United Nations SRHR Theme

Collaboration with Block Club in Buffalo, NY

“It Begins With One” is a production of the United Nations Foundation and United Nations Population Fund, and is part of a campaign that focuses on SRHR—Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

Instrumentation: Orchestral, electronic

Short Film: PagPag 

Collaboration with John Paul Su (writer/director)

In a Manila slum, Perla, a 70-year old pagpag (garbage food) vendor, seeks a better life for her granddaughter, by holding an "audition" for adoptive parents from abroad. Read more here.

Instrumentation: Strings, gamelan, various glass bottles, sitar, guitar, voice, percussion, prepared garbage, electronica

Conversations Theme

Created for the JCC in Manhattan

I wrote this little jingle for the Conversations Series at the JCC in Manhattan. Video and Graphics by Ben Halstead.

Instrumentation:  electronica

University of Delaware Commercial

Collaboration with Nate Hall

Uses the UD's alma mater as thematic inspiration. Commercial produced by University of Delaware Office of Communications & Marketing and University Media Services.  Aired on ESPN and elsewhere.

Instrumentation: strings, piano, horn, percussion, electronica

EN2NE Theme Song

 Collaboration with Allie Myers

EN2NE is a web series I co-created that follows a fictional two-person a-cappella group on their quest to land a lucrative recording deal.  The NY Times calls it a "character-centered, Mock-u-comedy." That is not true.

Watch the videos here.

Score to "Foiled"

Collaboration with Chikinbone Productions

'Foiled' is a short Film Noir made for the San Jose 48 Hour Film Project in 2011. Teams were given 48 hours to write, shoot and edit a 4-7 minute movie given specific genres, characters, props and a line of dialogue

Instrumentation: piano, strings, electronica

Creation

Collaboration with Flounder

I went on a creative retreat to rural Pennsylvania with my dear friend, Flounder.  13 hours and 750+ pictures later, this is what happened…

Watch the making-of video here. 

Instrumentation: piano

Other things

Just some other ideas I've messed around with to show some breadth.  Let's work together! 

Instrumentation: various