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๐Ÿ‰ Scoring Dragonheir: Silent Gods ๐ŸŽฌ scoring Dec 05, 2023

For the last few months, I’ve been hard at work with my friend Weijun Chen composing music for SGRA’s mobile game Dragonheir: Silent Gods!

The studio has been wonderful to work with,...

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๐Ÿ“š There's More to Storytelling Than Theory ๐ŸŽฌ scoring Sep 26, 2023

Coaching students often ask me how I use theory to navigate the many emotions that music needs to convey for effective storytelling.

Theory is a great way to discover new tools, but what theory ...

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๐ŸŽน John Powell's Piano Roll ๐ŸŽฌ scoring Aug 01, 2023

In 2021, I decided to really dig deeper into improving my orchestration and mock-up chops.

One of the most eye-opening moments for me was watching some of John Powell's Logic playthroughs, and...

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๐Ÿšœ Composing for Animation ๐ŸŽฌ scoring Jul 04, 2023

A few weeks ago, I went back to my roots and made a Composing in Real Time video:

These are my favorite videos to make. I love sharing my process on-camera (mistakes and all),...

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๐Ÿ›‘ Stop Scoring to Picture ๐ŸŽฌ scoring Jun 20, 2023

Here’s a tip that’ll change the way you score scenes forever.

When starting off composing for media, many composers start by matching on-screen emotions 1:1. If a character is...

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๐ŸŽต Scoring An Animated Short ๐ŸŽฌ scoring Jun 06, 2023

One of my all-time favorite clients to work for is Team True Potential. They’re a 3-person team of animators who create gorgeous short films on YouTube.

(If you’ve been...

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