Music Is Emotion
Dirk is an award winning composer (BMI) based near Berlin, Germany. His music has been used for feature films, games,filmtrailers, advertising and a wide range of TV Networks like Bravo, MTV, HBO and NBC.
Having played in various bands from an early age on, studying music was just a logical consequence. With a mixture of University education and ongoing autodidactic studies Dirk always aims to capture the essence of emotion in his cues.
In 2012 he won the G-Tech Driven Creativity Competition in category “Music Professional” with his track “Coherence” with a following exhibition of his work in London. Recent projects include feature film scores for “Monumental” (2014), Infiltrators (2013), The Possession Experiment (2015) or a placement in the latest TV campaign for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”.
Dirk works as a trailer and library music composer with dos brains, BrandX, UniPPM, Killer Tracks and Really Slow Motion.
He is also the host of the education programme "Composing With Virtual Instruments" providing composing live streams, sample library walkthroughs and more.
Besides working as a composer Dirk is also beta tester and demo writer for various sample library developers.
Though Dirks musical roots are based in Symphonic Rock Music he's grown a wide array of styles to capture the emotional essence of a scene. You can find some examples of his scoring work here.
Dirk works and writes for various labels and production music houses. His trailer music is distributed by dos brains and RSM. He also works for different catalogues like BrandX, Killer Tracks, Firstcom Music, CouldB Entertainment NY, Universal PM, Heavy Melody, Premiumbeat and others.