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Film/Video Soundtracks

Nourish
Original music score for award-winning PBS special by Worldlink, San Francisco. Narrated by Cameron Diaz. Distributed nationwide to thousands of schools and shown at numerous film festivals.
Writer, Director, Producer Kirk Bergstrom. Co-Producer Linda Davis.

Greening the Empire State Building
Original music score for short video by the Rocky Mountain Institute, Colorado. Showed at the Empire State Building. Commentary by former president Bill Clinton.

Scientia
Original music score for silent horror film teaser by Revolution Pictures, Australia. Director Stephan Amis. Producers: Franziska Wagenfeld, Stephen Amis.

Matinee
Original music score for award-winning independent short film by Blue Artichoke Films, Netherlands. Toured festivals internationally. Director/Writer Jennifer Lyon Bell. Producer Cheryl Warbrook.

Save Our Snow
Original music score and music licensing for independent short film by Grease Not Gas/ClifBar/Unparalleled Productions, San Francisco. Writer, Director Josh Murphy. Shown at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival.

Chasing Glaciers
Original music score, sound design and mixing for a nearly real-time online TV show by Matter Network, San Francisco.

Abu Dhabi Special Update
Original music score for an online news video by Matter Network, San Francisco.

Tradewinds
Original music score for an advocacy video for the Fisheries Conservation Foundation by Unparalleled Productions, San Francisco.

Picked
Original music score for short, independent silent film, San Francisco. Toured festivals in San Francisco and internationally.

Dance Scores

How Does It End?
Live Music Score. Choreographed and performed by: Lisa Bufano and Sonsherée Giles. Presented by RAW at The Garage, San Francisco.

falling up
Commissioned live music score for site-specific dance by AXIS Dance Company, performed at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Choreographer Sonsherée Giles.

Was It a Dream I Loved
Live music score with a six piece band, for an evening length dance theatre piece at the black box of the Fox Theatre, Oakland. Choreographer Sonsherée Giles. Video by Heike Liss.

Find Way to Fall II
Commissioned live music score for site-specific dance by AXIS Dance Company, performed at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Choreographer Sonsherée Giles.

Spill Drop Fumble Slip and Fall
Recorded Music Score. Choreographed and performed by Sonsherée Giles with AXIS Dance Company at Counterpulse and other San Francisco locations.

Find Way to Fall I
Commissioned live music score for site-specific dance by AXIS Dance Company, performed at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Choreographer Sonsherée Giles.

48 Ways to Leave Your Lover
Live Music Score. Choreographed and performed Sonsherée Giles with Alex Ketley. Presented by RAW at The Garage, San Francisco.

Air Mail Suites
Commissioned live music score for AXIS Dance Company. Performed at Malonga Center for the Arts, Oakland and Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga. Choreographer Remy Charlip.

Just Because I’m Wandering Doesn’t Mean I’m Lost
Live Music Score with prepared piano at Counterpulse, San Francisco. Choreographer Sonsherée Giles. Video by Jerry Smith.

Magic Garden
Live Music Score in collaboration with Jerry Smith at Dance Mission, San Francisco. Choreographer Sonsherée Giles. Video by Jerry Smith.

Appearances

Longplayer
Singing bowls, for an excerpt of a work by Jem Finer, presented by The Long Now Foundation at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

The Co-op (band)
Percussion, pump organ, vocals for Bay Area based indie group with collaborators Sacha Galvanga and Jennifer Harper. The trio has performed in San Francisco with AXIS Dance Company at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, at The Rite Spot, The Penny Archade, The Make-Out Room, and the El Rio, and in Oakland at the Totally Intense Fractal Mindgaze Hut and Cafe Van Kleef.

Beth Custer (band)
Accordion, melodica, backup vocals for performances at The Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley and The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, Berkeley

Flockterkit
Pump organ for a performance of a suite by Aram Shelton at The Uptown, Oakland

One Breath Is an Ocean for a Wooden Heart
Accordion, percussion for a live dance score by Jerry Smith. Choreographed by Sonsherée Giles. Performed at Mills College, Oakland. Recorded version presented at the Kennedy Center, Washington DC.

Unweathered Embers
Accordion for a large chamber ensemble Myrmyr piece at St. Mark’s, San Francisco

Agnes Szelag
Experimental vocals and live looping for a performance at The Stone, NYC

Evon (band)
Keyboard, clarinet, vocals for a performance at El Rio, San Francisco.

Eli Wise (band)
Pump organ, percussion, backup vocals for a performance at Smiley’s, Bolinas

Albums

The Co-op - The Fall Came Too Soon
Vocals, percussion, pump organ

Aram Shelton - FlockterKit
Pump organ, harmonium

Myrmyr - The Amber Sea
Piano

EFFT - Typeset and Bindings
Pump organ

Vanessa and Her Many Moons - Full
Piano, accordion

Eli Wise - The Ashton Grove
Accordion, pump organ

Clink Clonk - A Fish’s Wish
Piano, pump organ, vocals, percussion