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Andy Brick

Game Credits

Audio

Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods and Kings (2012)   (Conductor)
Mafia II (2010)   (Conductor & Supervising Orchestrator)
Sid Meier's Civilization V (2010)   (Conductor)
SimCity 4: Rush Hour (2003)   (Composers)
Arc the Lad III (1999)   (Recomposed by)
 


Developer Biography

Andy Brick is a prolific composer, conductor and symphonist of music for film, television, live concerts and interactive games. He has extensive experience in composing and recording live and midi orchestral scores for cinematic soundtracks and is a winner of numerous prestigious awards for his original music, including ASCAP Young Film Composer Award, ASCAP Popular Music Award, and CINE Golden Eagle Award. Brick's music has also premiered and/or won Best Original Score accolades at the Sundance Film Festival, New York Film Festival, and Sony International Film Festival. In August 2003 Brick conducted the World's first symphony concert to feature music from Western and Japanese video games held at Gewandhaus, Leipzig in Germany. Brick scored the fanfare to this historic concert event performed by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, which officially opened Games Convention 2003.

Andy Brick's award-winning music has enhanced a variety of critically acclaimed films including Chatham County (Sony International Film Festival), The Story of the Red Rose (Sundance Film Festival), and Uphill All The Way (Lean Parador Pictures) featuring Susan Sarandon. As the protege of Walt Disney Pictures' Senior Composer and Orchestrator Danny Troob, Brick wrote scores for animated movies such as Little Mermaid II and The Lady and The Tramp II. Other film credits include Awake (Lucine Productions), The Trial of Fentris Waterloo (Independent Feature Film Market & First Run Film Festival), and Graduation Day (Spenelli Films). Furthermore, Brick completed orchestration for the TV movie The Music Man (ABC) featuring Matthew Broderick. Productions for American Express, Time Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and Warner Bros. also feature music by Andy Brick.

In games he has composed music for projects by Electronic Arts, Sony, Interplay, Broderbund, Saffire, Mattel, JoWood, and Konami. His game score credits include Rick Dyer's (of Dragon's Lair fame) The Far Reaches, for which a bonus soundtrack album of Brick's music was released. He also scored Dyer's epic Tolkien-like fantasy adventure Kingdom II: Shadoan released on PC and PlayStation 2. In 2002, Brick provided new music for the US release of Arc The Lad Collection (Working Designs), one of the best-selling RPG video game series in Japan. Furthermore he has written music for the groundbreaking game music symphony album Merregnon II (www.merregnon.com) recorded with members of the Prague Symphony Orchestra and New York Philharmonic Choir. As Music Director/Composer, Conductor and Senior Orchestrator, Brick worked alongside producer Thomas Böcker (Merregnon Studios), and veteran game composers such as Yuzo Koshiro (Shenmue) and Chris Huelsbeck (Star Wars: Rogue Squadron).

Last updated: Aug 30, 2010