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Composing the Score To ReCore, an XBox One Exclusive Title

June 15th, 2015 by Blog

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Many updates lately! I’m incredibly excited to announce that I am composing the music to the new XBox One exclusive title, “ReCore.” It’s being developed by Microsoft Studios, in conjunction with Mega Man’s Keiji Inafune, as well as Armature Studios, the team behind Metroid Prime. I’ve been working on this for quite some time now, and sitting on it has been tough, because it’s such a great game and I am anxious for everybody to see more!

You can view the trailer here: Link To ReCore Trailer on YouTube

More exciting news about this game will be coming soon.

So Much LEGO Jurassic World News!

June 15th, 2015 by Blog

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Hello everybody, I’ve recently composed the music to LEGO Jurassic World. It was released on June 12th, alongside the film. I composed 45 minutes for the “Jurassic World” portion, utilizing a 112 piece orchestra, performed by the Slovak National Symphony Orchestra.

It was written over the course of TWO WEEKS back in February, which was a punishing but really rewarding time frame to work with. My exceptional team outdid themselves yet again. Returning for another score is Susie Benchasil Seiter, who orchestrated and conducted the orchestra in Slovakia. The score itself was mixed by legendary Hollywood engineer Joel Iwataki, and it was an honor to work with him!

We mixed the entire thing in ONE DAY at Sonic Fuel Studios, in El Segundo, CA. This was a really fun project and I look forward to sharing some examples of the score coming up sometime soon.

I also worked on the Jurassic World film, too! I orchestrated two pieces for Michael Giacchino — “It’s a Small Jurassic World” and part of the End Credits suite.

Please check back for more information soon regarding score examples!

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions Live Orchestral Concert Tour Kicks Off in Washington, DC, on August 15, 2014

June 29th, 2014 by Blog

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Hello everybody, happy Monday! I’d like to introduce you to my epic new project, POKÉMON: SYMPHONIC EVOLUTIONS, a concert tour which begins August 15th in Washington, DC at the Warner Theatre. It will be a bit of an inaugural event for the Pokémon World Championships 2014. This has been the brainchild of me and co-creator Jeron Moore for over 7 months now. Jeron and I have been serving as Associate Executive Producers at Princeton Entertainment. We have all been working very closely with The Pokémon Company International to create an authentic Pokémon experience, and all the music is approved by original Pokémon composer Junichi Masuda himself. (more…)

“Terra’s Resolve” Featured on FF6: Balance and Ruin OCRemix Album…

July 1st, 2013 by Blog

Hi everybody – my track entitled “Terra’s Resolve” is featured on the new album “Final Fantasy VI: Balance and Ruin” which released today. The disc itself is produced by Andrew Aversa and features the most popular arrangers on the video game arrangement scene. My track is based on the classic Terra’s Theme, and it features a live 120-piece orchestra performing the arrangement. Thanks in advance to everybody who checks it out!

http://ff6.ocremix.org – Go here to download the FREE album!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puRsvgjqySU – Go to YouTube to listen to the track.

Sample Music From Star Trek: The Video Game by Chad Seiter

May 30th, 2013 by Blog

Hi everybody, I’ve posted some samples of music from Star Trek: The Video Game. Please click on the “Music” tab of my website, or follow this link:

Thank you to everybody for the overwhelming support and goodwill I have received for this score. It is very much appreciated and I’m really glad everybody seems to be enjoying it.

New STAR TREK game, with music by Chad Seiter.

April 23rd, 2013 by Blog

Today marks the release of the new STAR TREK video game, made by Paramount Pictures, Digital Extremes, and published by Namco. I had the pleasure of writing the music to this absolutely fantastic game.

Anybody who knows me knows how important Star Trek is to me, and it has always been a huge part of my life. It’s so cool that a dream of mine since I was a kid has finally come true. The score itself is massive. It’s nearly 120 minutes of awesome action music. I composed the score over the course of three months late last year, and recorded it in December with a giant 120 piece orchestra — and that is NOT including a choir! It was orchestrated and conducted by my wife, Susie Benchasil Seiter, who rocked it, as always. I will soon be putting up samples of the score after it has permeated a bit!

I hope you all enjoy the game, and enjoy the score! Congratulations and THANK YOU to Paramount, Digital Extremes, and Namco! And finally, a giant thank you to STAR TREK composer Michael Giacchino, who gave me the opportunity of a lifetime. Of course, it wouldn’t be an awesome Star Trek score without an awesome giant orchestra, so here are some pictures…

En Route to GDC!

March 25th, 2013 by Blog

Hi everybody, just wanted to let you know I will be at GDC this year. This will be my first time going, I am looking forward to seeing many of you there. I really have no idea how it works, so please say hi! -Chad

Symphony of the Goddesses: Season 2 Begins!

January 12th, 2013 by Blog

As of today, I have begun writing new arrangements for The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses: Season 2! It’s great to be playing with Koji Kondo’s melodies again. We will be bringing Season 2 to markets which have already enjoyed Season 1 of our show. I can’t wait for it to premiere! Thanks for all your Zelda love and support!

I have also completed several projects recently which are very unique, and I’m excited to share the information with everybody soon.