Troy Herion is a composer and filmmaker whose works unite contemporary music with visual arts through film, theater, dance, and concert music.
Recent film scores include Cruise directed by Robert Siegel (The Wrestler, Big Fan) as well as award-winning films The Dog, Mountain Fire Personnel, and You Can Go premiering at SXSW, MoMA, and Tribeca Film Festival. He also scores digital shorts for Google, The Whitney Museum, and others.
Herion composes and directs visual-music films including Baroque Suite and New York: A City Symphony. These have been called “marvelous” by New Yorker music critic Alex Ross and were featured on MTV, The New York Times, and performed with orchestra at Carnegie Hall.
For the last decade he has collaborated extensively with dance and theater companies. The 2016/2017 season includes an orchestral commission from The Pennsylvania Ballet and large-scale experimental theater with Pig Iron Theatre Co.
Concert works have been performed by American Composers Orchestra, So Percussion, Crash Ensemble, Nash Ensemble of London, JACK Quartet, and Brentano Quartet.
Herion studied music composition as a PhD fellow at Princeton University and has lectured in universities around the country including Princeton University, Columbia University, USC, and Parsons The New School of Design. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.