2014 Update: The Story of Ian & Larissa

I scored the first 7:30 minutes of this film, a promo for the book Eight Twenty Eight: When Love Didn't Give Up, by Ian & Larissa Murphy. The score features Rachael Boer on viola, Susan Schroeder Fuller on violin, and Dave Campbell on guitar.

AIDS: LIVING IN THE SHADOWS, a new documentary series from the Voice of America, examines the impact of stigma in several communities around the world. It's hosted by Sir Elton John, whose AIDS foundation supports programs on four continents. I scored everything but the first 17 seconds. The score excerpts from this film are now on my "listen" page!

THE COSMONAUT tells the story of a young man who left earth once upon a time and returns to find the home he once knew a desolate wasteland. This film, produced by Vinegar Hill, was nominated for "Best Score Short Film" at the 2012 Idyllwilde International Festival of Cinema, and is a Staff Pick on Vimeo.

A short film is a profile of an American missionary and his pastor colleagues in East Asia, produced for the Together for the Gospel 2014 conference by Citygate Films.



A short biography of John Calvin featuring John Piper. Filmed on location in Geneva, Switzerland by Citygate Films. The opening choral cue is excerpted from "Lux in Tenebris" by James Whitbourn, used by permission. Copyright 2012 Desiring God.

This score features Meghan Perdue on violin, Rachael Boer on viola, Chris Perdue on cello, and Leigh Taylor on vocal.



Noah Zuhdi and German Jurado compete for the WBU Lightweight Championship; a short film produced and directed by my friend Drew Painter. I shared the composing duties with Tim Payne and Steve Pedulla. My music appears from 8:45 till the end.


A commercial promoting a new initiative from Chuck Colson. Client: Prison Fellowship Ministries & Clarity Communications Group; produced by Vinegar Hill Creative.

A Citygate Films Production featuring Colin Davies as C.S. Lewis and John Piper of Desiring God as the narrator. Shot on location at the Tudor Place in Georgetown, Washington, DC.


A fireside reading of John Piper's Christmas poem, a holiday gift from Crossway Books and Desiring God. A Citygate Films Production. Filmed on location in the Agatha Christie suite at the Rivertown Inn in Stillwater, MN @ 2012 Desiring God.

This score features the talents of Meghan Perdue on violin, Caitlin Perdue on viola, Chris Perdue on cello, and Leigh Taylor on vocal. Grammy-winning engineer Luke Rohwer recorded the strings at his Acacia Recording Studio. Normally I mix my scores "in the box", but I had Luke mix this one at Acacia; he did a stellar job!


This is the story of how God used a bivocational pastor in a small town in Massachusetts to launch the beginning of Desiring God's web ministry. A Citygate Films production.  Shot on location at Park Street Church in Boston and the home of Moe Bergeron. Copyright 2012 Desiring God.

This is a trailer for the book, "Unaccountable: What Hospitals Don't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Heathcare," by Dr. Marty Mackary, from Bloomsbury Press. Produced by Citygate Films. I scored the first 2:34.

This is trailer for the book,