Communication - I listen attentively, can convey my ideas succinctly, and require minimal direction.
Teamwork - I thrive on collaborating with project team members to come up with the sonic palette that enhances the visuals.
Maturity - I always aim to serve the greater good of achieving what the producers and directors envision.
Passion - I am single-minded about film and game music and love moving the audience emotionally.
Proximity - I live in Orange County, CA which facilitates face to face contact with other team members.
Technology - I like to be on the bleeding edge of technology whether it be in the field of recording, MIDI orchestration, or electronic music.
Education - I have studied composition, electronic music, recording, and conducting with top notch teachers. I have used MIDI since its inception
Ethnic - I have knowledge of and access to Persian instruments and top instrumentalists. I can score western music using ethnic instruments.
Eclecticism - I listen to and have composed/arranged in a variety of styles ranging from classical, jazz, pop, musical theatre, to ethnic.
Budget - I can write music for live performers. For projects with modest budgets I can create realistic MIDI mockups on my virtual orchestra.
Access - I have access to singers (opera, musical theatre, pop, including children) and highly trained instrumentalists in different styles.
Speed - I can turn out music of high production value quickly and under stressful conditions.