Jerome Rossen is a composer, songwriter, producer and professional musician. Jerome creates music for advertising campaigns, video game sound tracks and TV shows for networks including NBC, ABC and CMT. Jerome also creates the music for the Happy Tree Friends, a very funny (though very violent) cartoon for adults and mature kids, with a huge cult following. He attended the University of North Texas, where he studied Jazz piano performance.
Richard Warp is a seasoned music industry professional with over ten years' experience in designing music and sound for games, film and virtual reality. He is also a practitioner and published author in the field of Brain Computer Music Interface (BCMI) applications.
Nick Benavides is a composer, teacher, and administrator based in San Francisco. His output ranges from songs to orchestral to electroacoustic chamber works. He frequently collaborates with prominent groups such as Friction Quartet, Nomad Session, Elevate Ensemble, and the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble. He is on faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music (Pre-College) and a teaching artist with the San Francisco Opera. He is also the Managing Director of the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, currently celebrating its 25th season.
Steve Horowitz is a creator of odd but highly accessible sounds and a diverse and prolific musician, with an output spanning the worlds of games, film, television, concerts, recordings and books. Composer for the Academy Award Nominated film Super Size Me, Audio Director for Nickelodeon Digital, Grammy, Webby, BDA and Kid Screen award winner, Steve currently teaches at San Francisco State University.
Zach Miley is a San Francisco based freelance audio engineer with a passion for collecting piles of gear. His work includes multitrack location recording, live sound, album producing, classical editing, and multicamera concert videography, to name a few. He has a background in violin and received an MM from SF Conservatory of Music, where he is now a staff audio engineer.
In his spare time, he shoots and develops 35mm black & white film photography.
Brian Walker is an interactive audio producer and voice interaction designer with decades of experience creating compelling audio for a wide variety of devices and platforms.
Ashwin Subramanian (aks)
Aks (Ashwin Subramanian) is a composer, producer and vocalist best known for creating multi-layered electronic orchestrations and lyrical melodies. Trained by Oscar winner AR Rahman, Aks’ versatility showcases in his compositional work across albums, film & TV, stage and interactive media. With his wife and musical partner Lakshmi, Aks produces live shows of Electronic Bhakti Music through their music and media company Eclipse Nirvana.