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Composer / Producer / Sound Designer

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Erik Schilke is an ambient electronic artist and music producer working in film, theater and visual media.

He has scored film projects for acclaimed directors including the book trailer for Seth Godin’s The Practice directed by Fernando Lazzari, Mei Ann Teo's Where We Belong, Michael Pantozzi’s Off the Face of the Earth, Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel’s Flying Bird's Diary and The Wishing Well directed by Madeline Sayet.

His work has also been seen at The Public Theater, Goodman Theatre, Seattle Rep, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Portland Center Stage, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Baltimore Center Stage, Folger Shakespeare Library, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and internationally in museums such as Pixelbase and Moravská Galerie in Prague as well as online magazines including Stash Media.

His debut album Synthesis was recently released on the German label Hymen Records. 


When Erik Schilke’s ethereal score swells, Sayet’s passionate words land with even more weight. - Washington Post

Underneath the script, Erik Schilke's airy score underlines the more intense moments, creating a sense of sensory excess and overload that pairs well with the intense history - Maryland Theatre Guide

Entrancing original music and striking visuals work seamlessly with Sayet's emotional solo performance.
- TalkinBroadway

Erik Schilke floods the space with his serene score. - Washington Post

Erik Schilke's compositions and sound design also work well with Sayet's texts to punctuate some of the most emotional moments in the show. - BroadwayWorld

Erik Schilke's minimalist original compositions and sound design are engaging and evocative. - TalkinBroadway
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