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Peter Scherer

Born in Zürich, Switzerland, he studied piano, composition, theory and orchestration, among others with György Ligeti and Terry Riley. Shortly after arriving in New York in the early 80’s he connected with key figures of the Downtown Scene such as Kip Hanrahan, Arto Lindsay, Bill Frisell, Nana Vasconcelos and John Zorn, collaborating on numerous recording projects and performances, while also working with R&B artists like Nile Rodgers, Cameo and many others. With Arto Lindsay he founded the Ambitious Lovers, mixing elements of Brazilian, experimental, Funk, R&B, and Soul styles resulting in the release of three albums, ‘Envy’, ‘Greed’ and ‘Lust’. They also released ‘Pretty Ugly’, a compilation of music for dance and theatre.

Commissions for film music followed, resulting in soundtracks such as ‘Never Again, Forever’ and ‘Another Road Home’ for Israeli film maker Danae Elon; the Wim Wenders produced ‘Voodoo, Mounted By The Gods’, directed by Alberto Venzago; the Brazilian film ‘Sobras em Obras’ about Geraldo de Barros, directed by Michel Favre; and ‘Aline’ by Swiss/Indian filmmaker Kamal Musale.

At the same time Scherer began working as a producer with such artists as Caetano Veloso, Laurie Anderson, Bill Frisell, World Saxophone Quartet, Corin Curschellas, Ute Lemper and Nana Vasconcelos.

As a keyboard player he has frequently appeared in concert and recordings, especially with Laurie Anderson and has lent his personal sonic fabric as a studio musician or arranger to numerous recordings by such artists as Marc Ribot, David Byrne, Marisa Monte, Arto Lindsay, John Zorn, Cameo, Al Jeareau, Rebekka Bakken, Cyro Baptista, Kip Hanrahan, Nana Vasconcelos, Jun Miyake, Vinicius Cantuaria, and many others.

Recent activities include predominantly work as a film music composer and arranger.




Annick Roddy

Annick Rody was born in Fribourg and began playing the violin at the age of eight. She completed her professional studies at the Geneva Superior Conservatory under Margarita Karafilova. When she was thirteen, she won third prize in the Swiss Competition for Young Talent organised by the Raiffeisen bank. Since 1998, she has played as a soloist with the Lausanne Sinfonietta, the Hamburg Youth Orchestra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Lublin (Poland). Between 2001 and 2005 she was a member of the Lausanne Sinfonietta and of the Michel Corboz Ensemble. She contributes to numerous musical projects, notably the Eustache company, K, Velma, François Vé, etc. She has played at festivals including the Montreux Jazz Festival, the Cully Jazz Festival, de la Cité in Lausanne, the Paléo Festival in Nyon, and the Belluard Festival in Fribourg. She also co-signed the music for Kamal Musale’s films « Curry Western »
and «Mother Teresa & Me ».

Walter Mair

Walter Mair is an Ivor Novello-nominated and Telly Award-winning composer known for his captivating scores ranging from epic orchestrations recorded with 80-piece choirs to the intimate, small ensemble and hybrid electronic pieces that have graced a diverse mix of feature films, documentaries, television dramas, narrative-driven interactive entertainment, and video games.

Walter scored the 2021 survival thriller Till Death, directed by S.K. Dale and starring Megan Fox, as well as the psychological horror film The Unfamiliar, which won the 2021 Telly Award for Best Original Music and an Award for Best Music Score at the 2020 NOLAHFF, and was described by the press as “the Babadook meets Pet Sematary”. Other recent projects include the coming-of-age drama Iceland is Best and the action-thriller Knuckledust, directed by James Kermack and starring Moe Dunford (Vikings), which won the 2021 Telly Award for Best Original Music.

In 2020, he also received two Telly awards for “Best Original Music” for his scores to the BAFTA “EE Mobile Game of the Year” Call of Duty: Mobile as well as his score to the Netflix docuseries Formula 1: Drive to Survive which won the Telly Award for Best Original Music, a 2021 BAFTA Award for Best Sound, and topped the Netflix charts globally. Other credits include Oliver Hirschbiegel’s International cold war mini-series for Netflix and ZDF, The Same Sky, which premiered at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival, and Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut Lost River starring Saorise Ronan, Matt Smith, Christina Hendricks, and Eva Mendes.

In the video game space, he scored Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time which won the PlayStation Choice Award for “Best Video Game” and received several other similar nominations. Forbes said: “Mair’s score uses a ridiculous range of organic and electronic sounds, deriving its unique audio from ‘tons of vintage and analog effects’, ‘modular synths’ and, er, seashells.” His music can also be heard in video games such as Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto video games, Sony’s sci-fi franchise Killzone, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction, and The Creative Assembly’s Total War series.

Walter believes that the main principle of creativity is to come up with genuine sounds, and he enjoys experimenting and creating unique sonic worlds for each of his projects, using his extensive collection of analog-digital synths and blending live orchestral arrangements with experimental post-recording techniques.

In 2006, Walter moved from his native Austria to London to open his own state-of-the-art recording studio in Soho and is a member of both BAFTA and The IVORS Academy.

Laurence Crevoisier

Born in Delémont (Switzerland), Laurence Crevoisier studied at Lausanne Superior Conservatory, where she obtained her teaching diploma in violin in the class of Jean Jaquerod. She later took up the viola and joined the class of Christine Soerensen, where she obtained first prize in virtuosity with honours. In parallel with her participation in various orchestras (co-soloist with the Neuchâtel Symphonic Ensemble, reserve viola with the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra and the Fribourg Chamber Orchestra), she regularly participates in numerous and diverse musical projects. She is a member of the Eustache company and teaches violin and viola at the Lausanne Conservatory of music. She was the violist of the Barbouze de chez Fior quartet, which won in 2015 the Vaudoise Foundation Music Award for Culture and has worked with artists such as The Young Gods, Christophe Calpini Pascal Auberson, and Hemlock Smith. She participated in theatre productions, on stage and as a composer, and has worked with Christian Denisart, Nicolas Rossier, and Roland Vouilloz. She also co-signed the music for Kamal Musale’s films « Curry Western » and «Mother Teresa & Me». Since 2018, some of her compositions have been published by Cézame Music Agency in Paris. She is passionate about Indian music, exploring new genres and compositions. She had the chance to benefit from the teaching of Dr N. Rajam, India, for Hindustani violin.