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“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.

My Arrangement of Gerudo Valley, Performed by the Ohio State University Marching Band

October 9th, 2012 by Blog

This week, my arrangement of “Gerudo Valley” from THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: SYMPHONY OF THE GODDESSES was performed by the Ohio State University Marching Band, during the Ohio vs. Nebraska game. Very cool! Click here to watch.

Symphony of the Goddesses In Nintendo Power, September 2012

September 11th, 2012 by Blog

Hello everybody, this month’s issue has a feature article about my concert series, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses. I have taken the music of the Legend of Zelda concert series and arranged it into a four-part symphony. We also have many one-offs of many classic Zelda melodies through suites and medleys. If any of you would like to come, head over to our Symphony of the Goddesses website to purchase tickets. To your right is a picture of the September 2012 Nintendo Power. After many years of prolific reporting, they are discontinuing their publication this year. I am honored to be in their final few articles, considering I have read Nintendo Power since I was a kid.

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Event at the Nintendo World Store in New York City, Sept. 14th

September 4th, 2012 by Blog

Hi everybody, I will be at the Nintendo World Store on September 14th, where a small ensemble will be performing old and new arrangements from THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: SYMPHONY OF THE GODDESSES for anybody who would like to listen, free of charge. It is 7:00PM for those who are interested. Please drop in and say hi!