He has composed music for videogames, films, commercials, musical theatre and has produced various pop songs.
Being born and raised in a small town in The Netherlands, Joris started out writing musicals for a theatre school, a passion that would develop into a musical career of composing music. During his bachelor’s program (ArtEZ MediaMusic) he studied with Tom Salisbury (The Pointer Sisters, arranger for John Williams) and Danny Weijermars (co-founder AudioEase, Altiverb, Speakerphone). He was also an active participant in master classes with Junkie XL (Man of Steel, Divergent e.a.) and Borislav Slavov (Crysis).
After graduating with honors, Joris decided to take a big step and move from the Netherlands to Orange County, California, to be involved in even more exciting projects and to make new friends through his passion by all the sounds.
Currently, Joris works for Moonwalk Audio, with composer Adam Gubman, and delivers on a wide range of projects, including:
Writing & co-writing commercial music for Warner-Chappel Production Music
Writing music and additional music for videogames
Arranging music for various artists (incl. Youtube-celebrity Traci Hines)
Composing for multiple short & feature films
Composing music for live orchestras
Writing various musicals
Gaining expertise in implementing music into videogame engines (Fmod, Wwise, Unity)
Score development and preparation for orchestral recordings for high profile clients, including NBC Today Show, Sony Pictures Studios, Gamehouse, and Warner Bros.
VO editing, sounddesign, and managing assets for multiple game developers.
Producing and arranging variations on themes for NBC Today Show.