PAX East 2014 – Maestros of Video Games

What does it take to write music for video games? Hear from six of the industry’s most accomplished composers with diverse musical backgrounds as they share their experiences and discuss the craft of scoring music for some of the most popular franchises in interactive entertainment.

Featuring award-winning composers Garry Schyman (BioShock series), Peter McConnell (Broken Age, Sly Cooper, Psychonauts, Grim Fandango), Cris Velasco (Company of Heroes 2, Mass Effect 3, Borderlands 1&2, God of War Trilogy), Tom Salta (Halo: Spartan Assault, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Ghost Recon, Red Steel), Mark Morgan (Wasteland 2, Fallout 1&2), Billy Martin (Rayman Legends, Rayman Origins).

Moderated by Emily Reese, Host & Producer of Minnesota Public Radio’s Top Score podcast. Attendees will receive a complimentary soundtrack sampler courtesy of Sumthing Else Music Works ( The panel will be followed by a Meet & Greet / Signing Session in the queue room.

Moderator: Emily Reese [Host/Producer, Website]

Panelists: Mark Morgan [Composer, Twitter], Tom Salta [Composer, Website], Cris Velasco [Composer, Website], Garry Schyman [Composer, Website], Peter McConnell [Composer, Website], Billy Martin [Composer, Website]

Source: Sumthing Digital

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