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Interview…Composer Erick Schroder on Hulu’s ‘The Ultimate Playlist of Noise’

Acclaimed multi-instrumentalist Erick Schroder is a film, theater, and video game composer whose compositions have included works for vocal and instrumental soloists, choral groups, stage musicals, jazz, and orchestral ensembles. In the last decade, Erick has created music for over seventy-five projects.

While attending University of Southern California’s prestigious Scoring for Motion Picture and Television program, Erick honed his composition skills under the guidance of Oscar- nominated Bruce Broughton, Emmy winner Frederik Wiedman, BAFTA winner Garry Schyman (Bioshock) and others.

After the program, Erick went on to be mentored by Emmy and Grammy-winning composer James Newton Howard. He also worked alongside the Oscar-nominated John Debney and horror legend Christopher Young in various scoring workshops as well as being one of twelve internationally selected composers to be accepted into the renowned 2013 ASCAP scoring workshop.

Some of Erick’s other credits include the NBC series Siberia, Jaymes Camery’s American Christmas, Nation’s Fire starring the Oscar-nominated Bruce Dern, the sci-fi thriller Astro, the animated series The Weeklings, Cedric Gegel’s Cadia: The World Within, the family drama Sand Angels, Dreams I Never Had starring Malcolm McDowell and many more.

Schroder currently resides in Thousand Oaks, California with his family. In his free time, he enjoys skiing and introducing his children to the famed Disney movies he grew up on as a kid. Enjoy our lively session with Erick!

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After learning he must undergo brain surgery that will render him deaf, Marcus, an audio-obsessed high school senior, decides to seize control of his fate by recording the Ultimate Playlist of Noise — a bucket list of all his favorite sounds.

Watch The Ultimate Playlist of Noise, streaming January 15 only on Hulu.