Kevin Riepl is a composer of film, videogame and television music. Riepl has applied his life-long passion for composition through private studies and a formal musical education at the Mannes College of Music in New York, and has a gained a strong foundation in the music business during his time in the Los Angeles area. He was a long time writing partner with television and videogame composer Kevin Manthei and a colleague of renowned composer Michael Giacchino. His themes range from energetic and rhythmic to emotive to simply macabre and otherworldly, as best demonstrated by his acclaimed score for Microsoft’s top-selling Gears of War franchise. He’s written music for films such as The aggression Scale, Dead Shadows and Silent Night. For video games he’s worked on Unreal tournament 2, Resistance: Burning Skies and recently on Aliens: Colonial Marines.