GANG award nominations

I am very pleased to announce that two of my scores have been honored with multiple nominations by the Game Audio Network Guild today. This is a particular honor as the nominations are made by colleagues who themselves compose for the industry.  I would like to thank Electronic Arts and 2K Games for trusting their projects to me and for …

Garry wins SEMO award!

I am very pleased to announce that I was given the 2010 SEMO Annual Game Music Award for “Outstanding Contribution by a Composer – Western”! “With a highbrow sequel soundtrack (BioShock 2), a daring international collaboration (Front Mission Evolved), and an incredible melange of horror and opera (Dante’s Inferno), Garry Schyman’s artistic achievements in game music were superlative throughout 2010.”  …

Four recent reviews of my scores for Dante’s Inferno and BioShock

Four recent reviews of my scores for Dante’s Inferno and BioShock: Square Enix Music  The score for BioShock marks one of the most satisfying matches of narrative and musical accompaniment in game history: the music successfully mirrors the game’s period setting, its location, its habitants, and its ambiguous history and what remains of it. Hitting all these marks, while producing …

Off to London to Record

I leave tomorrow July 17th for London to record the orchestral score for EA’s Dante’s Inferno. I am very excited to be recording at the historic Abbey Road Studio with the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Metro Voices choir. This is a very unusual score (I suppose it had to be to score the underworld) and I am very much looking …