Scores & Commissions

“Bob is such a true and gifted musician. I always feel like the energy of his music is so robust and full, and it is very kinetic, so it has a kind of physical excitement about it.”

Meredith Monk
 

Robert Een scores extensively for narrative and documentary film, theater and dance. 

PARADISE POND

Paradise Pond was composed for PEARSONWIDRIG DANCETHEATER and was commissioned for the Bates College Dance Festival’s 25th Anniversary.  It is a site-specific piece staged around a central pond on the campus in Lewiston, Maine.

https://vimeo.com/71226887


THROUGH POSITIVE EYES

Through Positive Eyes is a series of twelve short films about individuals living in Los Angeles with HIV/AIDS.  Producer David Gere and director Gideon Mendel commissioned music for each of these intimate portraits.

http://throughpositiveeyes.org/los-angeles/jazmine


SLEEP DISORDER

Filmmaker Mitchell Rose  commissioned music for this significant scientific (but fake) investigation of sleep disorder.  

http://vimeo.com/48920126

Watch full film:  www.mitchelrose.com

 

MR. JEALOUSY

Een scored this feature film written and directed by Noah Baumbach.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pu5OjNuJl30

HIROSHIMA MAIDEN

Dan Hurlin commissioned music for his theater/puppet piece Hiroshima Maiden.  Een was recognized with an Obie Award for the score.

http://vimeo.com/112633758



THE PARTNER PROJECT/ SCENE IN PUBLIC

New Music America supported this commissioned from choreographer Risa Jaroslow.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCyWIXqPdy8&list=UU6H41BoYfA8I9Ud9aDjYpHQ


WORLD FESTIVAL OF SACRED MUSIC

From the 1999 edition of the World Festival of Sacred Music in Los Angeles, cellist/composer Robert Een performs in this documentary by filmmaker Mitchell Rose.

http://vimeo.com/48920726