Panel: Summoning the Music of the Spheres

Panel Discussion
Date and time: 
Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 11:30am

The four composers who comprise ,"Out of the Aeons "'Will Severin, Reber Clark, Troy Sterling Niece and myself will once again form the multi-headed Hydra and offer up our hands on experiences in discussing what the expectations are in delivering a truly haunting and Powerful musical score for a lovecraftian film. Because the genre relies so strongly on mood and Atmosphere, music is such a key element in making or breaking it successful hpl inspired bit of cosmic horror Cinema. Considering these for gents have written more Eldredge music combined than anywhere else you are likely to find in the world, prepare for the ancient and horrifying secrets to be revealed at this panel discussion. truths to be revealed.

Mars is a multi - instrumentalist who has performed with symphony orchestras, as well as jazz, metal and goth bands on tours through Canada, and the United States. He is an accomplished session musician, voice artist and recording engineer. Combining his two greatest loves; music and horror films, Mars founded Dead House Music in 2005 as a company specializing in original, high quality music for independent genre film.

Will's lifelong love of all things horror began the moment he read his first copy of Famous Monsters at the young age of seven. His professional career began as a composer before becoming involved in film production. Film scores include Dorian Blues, Nate Dogg and The Thing On The Doorstep. He has also composed music for numerous corporate clients and theatre companies. Will is a partner in Handsome Spyder, Inc., a film production company which has completed projects for Warner Bros., NY Life, United Way, etc.

As composer for the H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society’s Dark Adventure Radio Theatre Reber, Clark has composed music for Dagon: War of Worlds, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward and Herbert West: Reanimator. His movie, Lovecraft Paragraphs, premiered at the 2009 H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival. His music is featured on The H. P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast. His music for wind ensemble is published worldwide by C. Alan Publications, Columbia Pictures Publications and Warner Brothers Music Publications.

Troy Sterling Nies is a composer, paramedic, physician assistant, and gamer. His diverse experiences and vocations have provided him with a rich and often dark resource from which to find inspiration for composing to film. Originally born in Bismarck, North Dakota, he now resides in the Badlands-area of western N.D. Troy maintains a studio in his home and composes for a wide variety of media, including feature films, video games, concert hall, stage, acid-rock bands and everything in between for projects across the globe.