Steven Melin is a video game, film, & television music composer based in Atlanta, GA. Best known for his work on video games WORM RUN & A MORE BEAUTIFUL WORLD and feature films VIRTUOSO & ZOMBIE TAG, Melin blends unusual musical elements to produce compelling epic fantasy and sentimental soundscapes. Current titles include SKELATTACK, BEARD BLADE, & GLORY™. He has previously assisted industry veterans Garry Schyman (SHADOW OF MORDOR, BIOSHOCK series) & Penka Kouneva (GEARS OF WAR 3, PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE FORGOTTEN SANDS) and is a writer for Vision1 Music, one of the leading music suppliers for CBS, FOX, & NBC television networks.
Melin’s music has been placed and performed internationally in films, TV shows, commercials, video games, museums, universities, master classes, churches, & school concerts. He is a multi-instrumentalist, adept with over 20 instruments including piano, strings, guitars, vocals, & percussion. While continually acquiring and implementing new instruments from around the world into his recordings, Melin is also passionate about electronic synthesis and creating his own unique instruments.
Melin is a graduate from Columbia College Chicago with a Masters in Music Composition for the Screen, where he studied under Hollywood film composers David McHugh (MYSTIC PIZZA, MR. NORTH) and Gary Chang (UNDER SIEGE, THE BREAKFAST CLUB) and is a graduate from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelors in Piano Performance.
As an outspoken supporter of video game music, Melin also performs video game piano covers under the YouTube alias VGPianoMan. He is an active member of BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.).
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