Orchestre FILMharmonique presents

Game ON! – Symphonic Game Music

Featuring selections from 14 blockbuster video games, Game ON! combines brand new, unrivaled, world-class symphonic arrangements with stunning in-game HD videos and never-before-seen concept art.

The 100-piece FILMharmonic Orchestra and choir, conducted by the prolific Andy Brick, will delight the audience with award-winning soundtracks in a breathtaking concert experience. Fans will love hearing their favorite music from the best role-playing, action-adventure, puzzle and strategy, e-sports and battle games including World of Warcraft, Ori, League of Legends, The Elder Scrolls, Guild Wars 2, Assassin’s Creed, BioShock, and more.

Andy Brick, conductor

Andy Brick is a prolific composer, conductor and symphonist of music for such popular video game titles as Sim City, Sims 2, Stranglehold, Arc The Lad, and the Kingdom Series. He has conducted and orchestrated both live concert and recorded soundtracks for Super Mario Bros., Halo, Final Fantasy, Guild Wars 2, The Witcher 3, Portal 2, Mafia 2, Assassin’s Creed, Bioshock, and the Civilization Series of games.

Andy’s scores have appeared in a number of animated feature and short films including Little Mermaid II, The Lady and The Tramp II, Sinbad’s Storybook Adventure, and the Academy Award nominated Runaway. Disney/ABC Television also commissioned Andy to write new music for ABC’s legendary Schoolhouse Rock series. His Tone Poem The Story of The Red Rose was used in its entirety on the film of the same name and earned him best original score for the film which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival. His score for the film SHIFT helped that film earn the highest of artistic accolades when it was acquired as part of the permanent film exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami.

As a champion of symphonic game music, Brick has conducted over 110 games soundtracks with orchestras including The Seattle Symphony, The National Symphony of the United States, The Czech National Symphony, The North Carolina Symphony, The Vancouver Symphony, The Oregon Symphony, The Houston Symphony, The Calgary Philharmonic, The Omaha Symphony and others. In Print, Andy has been the featured composer in the New York Times article “A Composer Gives Video Games a Musical Life” and was the featured “Songwriter” in Billboard Magazine’s article “Brick Brings Videogame Scores to Life with Orchestra”. Prior to his U.S. conducting debut, Andy was selected as the featured conductor in the “Young, Gifted, and Engaged” issue of SYMPHONY Magazine.

Andy Brick is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he studied Composition with Pulitzer Prize winning composer Leslie Basset. Brick continued his studies in composition and theory at Mannes College of Music, New York and studied conducting privately with Maestro Paul Lustig Dunkel of the American Composers Orchestra and orchestration with famed Disney orchestrator Danny Troob. He currently serves as Distinguished Professor of Music at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier
Friday, February 23, 2024 at 7:30pm

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