Erik Schilke (Musical Composer and Sound Designer) is an ambient electronic artist and music producer working in theater, film and visual media. His debut album Synthesis was recently released on the German label Hymen Records. He has previously scored film projects for acclaimed directors including the book trailer for Seth Godin’s The Practice directed by Fernando Lazzari, Michael Pantozzi’s Off the Face of the Earth, Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel’s Flying Birds Diary, and The Wishing Well directed by Madeline Sayet. His work as a composer and sound designer has been seen at The Public Theater, Goodman Theatre, Seattle Rep (Heilman & Haver Award Nomination for best Sound Design), Philadelphia Theatre Company, Portland Center Stage, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and Baltimore Center Stage and internationally in museums such as Pixelbase and Moravská Galerie in Prague as well as online magazines including Stash Media.
He attended the Schulich School of Music at McGill University playing double bass and is an MA candidate in Interdisciplinary Music Studies focusing on Music Production and Film Scoring at Berkelee College of Music. His work draws from the narrative patterns in the natural world around us to both engage with the soundscape of our existence and escape from it at the same. Schilke is honored to be working on Where We Belong. https://www.instagram.com/erikschilkemusic/