Emmett Van Slyke is a Composer, Musician, and Producer . He is owner of Van Slyke Productions, a post modern audio production service and Co-Artistic Director of Moveink, a hybrid performance Company. As a Composer Emmet has scored various feature length films and shorts including Ron Bonk’s suspense-thriller She Kills and Empire State of Dead. Zach Ford’s, Girls Night Out and John Martoccia’s, Death of a Tree. His theatre compositions include, Reflecting Poe, The Crucible – for which he received a ACTF Kennedy Center Award, Telling The Truth, for The National Whistle Blowers Symposium, Wolfskinder and most recently Gemini Vanishing with Moveink at the Sargent Theatre in NYC. He has toured regionally and internationally as a multi-instrumentalist working with artists such as Jim Donovan of Rusted Root and The Kitchen Party. Emmett has opened for numerous national acts including R.E.O. Speedwagon. He has worked with Mike Stoller, Jerry Lieber and William Kotzwinkle,screen writer of ET. Emmett holds a Bachelor of Arts in music and Literature from SUNY at Oswego. In July of 2015 Emmett was the composer and live musician for a devised production of An Ideal Husband at Franklin Stage in Franklin, NY, directed by Lauren Unbekant. Most recently Emmett was the composer sound designer for Syracuse Stage and SU Drama’s fall touring production of A Promise is a Promise. He is currently working on an original piece, Rock, Paper, Sisters with Leslie Noble and Lauren Unbekant of Gams on the Lam. Rock, Paper Sisters will premier this November. In January Lauren and Emmett will premier their piece Beatnik Kafka.
Name: Emmett Van Slyke
Lives in: Syracuse, New York
Occupation: Music Composer, Music Editor, Musician, Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer