Andrés Soto Marín
Costa Rican composer currently based in New York. He has written music for shorts, documentaries, feature films, video games and his concert works have been performed by orchestras around the world. In 2015, the National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica premiered his symphonic adaptation of the beloved children's book Cocorí to much acclaim and he's been commissioned to write works for the 2016 and 2017 season. Also in 2015, he made his Carnegie Hall composition debut with the premiere of "Swashbuckler" by Tromba Mundi.
He recently wrote original music for the expansion pack of Guns of Icarus video game. He has written music for dozens of shorts and documentaries that have been shot in locations like New York, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Abu Dhabi, Los Angeles, Cyprus, Costa Rica, and many have won awards in festivals around the world. As an arranger and orchestrator he has collaborated with two-time Latin Grammy winner Edín Solís, songwriter Max Vernon in two musicals, violinist Jane Hunt in music that has been featured at the US OPEN opening ceremonies at Arthur Ashe Stadium in NY and in Australia's Channel Seven broadcasts of the Australian Masters, among others.
Recently he has also worked as assistant to score editor Tony Finno in films like the Coen brothers' Hail, Caesar!, the comedy Barbershop 3, and as assistant score technician to composer Marcelo Zarvos in the Showtime drama The Affair.
Andrés Soto's music is published by Abundant Silence