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Wilbert Roget II

Composer - Call of Duty: WWII, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Guild Wars II: Path of Fire
Wilbert Roget, II is a veteran composer in the video game industry. He
joined LucasArts as a staff composer in 2008, where he scored several
games in the Star Wars universe, including Star Wars: The Old
Republic
 and Star Wars: First Assault. He later became a freelance
writer, scoring Call of Duty: WWIIGuild Wars 2: Path of FireLara Croft
and the Temple of Osiris
Dead Island 2Anew: The Distant Light and
other indie and AAA titles. His scores have earned him several awards
and nominations from the Game Audio Network Guild, the Academy of
Interactive Arts and Sciences (D.I.C.E. Awards), and others.

Roget also co-founded Impact Soundworks, a successful music software
company, and is an accomplished lecturer on game music, giving talks
at the Game Developers Conference, SF Conservatory of Music, Yale
University and other institutions. He frequently gives online
masterclasses and tutorials on music composition and production, and
has a passion for teaching the craft.

Inspired at an early age by classic Japanese game soundtracks, Roget
specializes in writing music that employs memorable themes,
developed throughout the score in a traditional fashion. He balances
modern production with classic construction, creating fresh and
contemporary soundscapes as well as nuanced orchestrations. Wilbert
studied music at Yale University, is originally from Philadelphia, PA and
currently resides in Seattle, WA. He is an avid multi-instrumentalist,
performing solo flute, keyboards, accordion and guitar on many of his
scores.

Roget is an ASCAP-affiliated composer and a member of the Game
Audio Network Guild, and is represented by Cheryl Tiano of The
Gorfaine-Schwartz Agency.

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Wednesday, May 9
 

1:30pm PDT