AES Los Angeles 2014 Presenter or Author

Marty O'Donnell

Marty O'Donnell

Primary Affiliation: Marty O'Donnell Music - Seattle, WA, USA

Marty O'Donnell received a Bachelor of Music Composition from Wheaton College Conservatory and a Masters of Music Composition from USC in the early 80’s. He started an original music and audio production company with Michael Salvatori. From their studio in Chicago O’Donnell/Salvatori wrote and produced music and audio for hundreds of TV and radio commercials, as well as movie scores. In 1997 they began working on games and did the audio design for Cyan’s Riven: The Sequel to Myst, and all the music and audio for Bungie’s Myth: The Fallen Lords. Marty joined Bungie as full time Audio Director in May of 2000 ten days before they were purchased by Microsoft and subsequently wrote and produced award winning music and audio for the Halo series. In 2007 he helped establish Bungie as an independent game company and built an audio team to work on the upcoming game Destiny. Recently, in collaboration with Salvatori and Sir Paul McCartney he completed an orchestral/choral suite titled Music of the Spheres scheduled to be released this August. In April of 2014 he started his own company Marty O’Donnell Music.

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Oct 10: Heyser Lecture (Presenter)

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