We performed our first score to Silent film at the summer youth
orchestra in Shropshire, England in 2001 (Bedstone International Summer
Youth Orchestra). We were both surprised at the positive resonance hat
we received and the encouragement to carry this project
further. The Buster Keaton films, Sherlock Junior and Cops,
were our first film for which we created a soundtrack.
Recently, we have worked with the composers and filmmaker, Donald
Bousted, on two different pieces with video entitled Verses III-IV and
In Your Dreams. We have yet to perform the full Verses
cycle with video but have done In Your Dreams numerous times (most
recently in Wild Dog 4, a multimedia event organized by the
The English composer, Robert Mackay, also wrote us a work that uses
live electronics and live video. This is a very engaging piece entitled
Altered Lanscapes which uses Slate Mining in Wales as a central theme.