Stephen Gilbert-Rivera provides Music and Sound Design for the entertainment, film, television, radio and video game industries, as well as private projects where original music or sound effects are necessary. ASCAP and Taxi member.
Stephen also works with talent from around the globe, harnessing technology for the creation of audible art. The internet allows composers from different regions to work together on a composition, as well as enabling him to deliver the final product fast.
The music of Stephen Gilbert spans many genres including Ballads, Orchestral, New Age, Jazz, Electronic, Industrial, Game Music, and Classical. We are capable of creating music in a wide variety of genres, mix them together, and come out with exciting, original works for each project.
We work with top quality music libraries in order to provide music through the channels that the industries are used to working with, as well as provide our own publishing.
Songwriter, Lyricist, Composer, Sound Designer
Stephen started music at an early age, taking piano lessons from the age of ten, during his teens he played keyboards with various cover bands while he continued private piano lessons.
He then enrolled in the University of Central Florida(DBCC Extension) where he majored in Music Composition. During his stay there he played Keyboards in the Jazz and Symphonic bands earning a music scholarship.
Stephen also studied classical piano under Alan Mason, noted Carnegie Hall performer and artist in residence (Daytona Beach, FL, Barry University professor). He continues to play and record with Jazz, Blues, and Progressive Rock bands. Stephen now divides his time between playing with Azureth, Cosmic Singularity, Stuey Blue, his duties at Azure Crystal, while writing many scores for film, jingles, computer games and songs for independent artists in every genre.
Professional Affiliations :
* American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
* National Association of Composers
* Taxi - "The world's leading Independent A&R Company."
* American Composers Forum
* Gamasutra - "The Art & Business of Making Games"
* Film Music Network (FMN)
* Classical Archives?