The task: mix renaissance and pop music to create a layered score of traditional instruments like harp, strings, and harpsichord with modern instruments like keyboards and electronic percussion.
film scoring/commercial music
The task: Write a modern hero theme song for a superhero film.
The task: underscore the final scene of a film in which women are fighting in an Elizabethan war.
The task: an Elizabethan era heroine gets a letter from her lost mother.
The task: create a podcast theme song that sarcasticly plays off a children’s show theme song.
The task: take Scott Joplin piano pieces and orchestrate it to underscore a comedic silent film.
The task: re-orchestrate, re-record, and re-write the lyrics to “My Shot” from HAMILTON, to create a parody music video promoting a New York ballot initiative.
more orchestral music coming soon! below, you can find live recordings from performances of my musical theater work.
ayn rand in loveLyrics by Gregory Dodds
The task: evoke Hollywood in the 1930s.
The result (all recordings from a live performance at MCL Theatre, Chicago):
The task: take 1940s swing and make it fit a gritty musical theater comedy.
The result (all recordings from a live performance at the June Havoc Theatre, NYC):