Steve Kirk (composer)

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Steve Kirk
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Steve Kirk at a FarmVille party for Zynga, San Francisco.
Background information
Born (1957-01-16) January 16, 1957 (age 57)
Origin San Diego, California
Genres Video game music, film score, pop
Occupation(s) Composer, songwriter, arranger, producer, instrumentalist, singer
Instruments Guitar, baritone guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, keyboards, voice
Associated acts Culbfoot Orchestra, Orchestra Nostalgica, EGB
Website www.stevekirkpop.com

Steve Kirk is a composer, arranger, guitarist, and singer. He owns Steve Kirk Pop Studios in Oakland, California.

Kirk has composed music for video games,[1] including the Zynga Facebook game FarmVille,[2] the BioWare online game Star Wars: The Old Republic,[3] the Disney game for The Princess and The Frog feature film,[4][5] and the full soundtrack of Voodoo Vince for the Xbox.[6][7]

Kirk has composed and played guitar for the Club Foot Orchestra, which created original soundtracks for classic silent films, including Sherlock, Jr, Nosferatu and Pandora's Box, as well as the score for the animated series The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat.

Born in 1957 in San Diego, California, Kirk has resided in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 26 years. He teaches guitar, bass, and composition at the Blue Bear School of Music[8][9] and the Community Music Center,[10] both in San Francisco, California.

Discography[edit]

Pop Quiz (2002)

Steve Kirk Pop (2002)

Voodoo Vince Original Soundtrack (2003)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moby Games developer bio
  2. ^ "Oakland opus: Farmville composer at home in the Bay", Oakland Local, December 4, 2009
  3. ^ "Yesterday's Jawa" on official YouTube channel for Star Wars: The Old Republic
  4. ^ "Oakland opus: Farmville composer at home in the Bay", Oakland Local, December 4, 2009
  5. ^ "Local man gains popularity with FarmVille theme song", ABC 7 News, December 21, 2009
  6. ^ Alex McLain, "Voodoo Jazz Composer", Xbox.com
  7. ^ "Interview with Voodoo Vince Composer Steve Kirk", Music 4 Games, November 3, 2003
  8. ^ Blue Bear School of Music – Teachers and Staff
  9. ^ "Local man gains popularity with FarmVille theme song", ABC 7 News, December 21, 2009
  10. ^ Community Music Center – Faculty Bio

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