“Rob’s work went above and beyond what we imagined, creating intricately detailed, responsive audio environments combining music, ambiance and sound effects to help create a realistic 18th century world. Rob is a hands-on, precision artist who knows what needs to happen for his creations to come to life”
“Rob is a caring professional who is fast, efficient, and attentive. We contracted him for voice recording and audio work and his deliverable format and organization changed the way we think about our audio pipeline. It was a pleasure working with him, and I look forward to doing so again.”
“Rob’s compositions for the film “Our Mockingbird” and several American Experience films were exceptional. His musical skills are varied and many, and he is a pleasure to work with, often doing more than he’s asked, anticipating problems before they arise.”
“Rob was an outstanding member of the team as composer on “Follow” and “The History of Spectacle Island.” His creative innovation and knowledge of composition enabled him to hone in on the storytelling. He was a leader in taking responsibility to meet challenging deadlines and provided quality results under pressure.”
It was a great program at the Independent Film Festival of Boston this year, and a lot of fun composing this year’s screening opener (above).
Of the many standout films I saw, here are four favorites – two documentaries and two narrative films – in no particular order . . .
Following a nice run on the festival circuit, Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive got it’s PBS American Masters’ premiere on October 30th, just in time for Halloween! I was fortunate to provide some orchestrations and co-compose a few cues to the Kusiak Music score.
The WWII era short-film “Seagull” has been making it’s way through the festival circuit, having been an official selection of both the Albuquerque Film and Music Experience . . .
These are two excerpts from a piece I composed for a collaboration with Urbanity Dance’s director and choreographer Betsi Graves. The work was performed as part of Urbanity’s event Observing, at the Tsai Center in Boston on June 2nd and 3rd. This is my second time collaborating with Betsi and Urbanity, and my first composing …