Lance Hayes

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Full Name

Lance Hayes


Lance Hayes is an award winning composer working in media, advertising, television, and video game soundtracks. Some of his latest projects include composing and producing music for “Nike+ Kinect Fitness”, the Stranded Music for the mega hit video game “Gears of War 3″, music for “Xbox Fitness” and scoring the original soundtracks to the sensational “Forza Motorsport” series including the Xbox One launch title “Forza Motorsport 5”.
Additional clients include Activision, The Discovery Channel, Warner Brothers, Best Buy, National Geographic, Harpo Inc., Microsoft, MTV, VH1 and many others.

He teaches the Game Audio and Composition track for both the Summer Intensive and the Masters of Music program at Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program as well as writing a game audio focused blog for Andertons Music UK.

In upcoming events, Lance is looking forward to talking about the process of composing, producing and implementing the FM5 OST at the GDC 2014 Highlighted Session titled “Checkered Flag: Forza Motorsport 5 Soundtrack Postmortem”

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Years of Experience

6 to 9 years

Game platforms you've worked with

iOS, PC/MAC, XBOX 360, XBOX ONE, DS, Facebook


Composer, Sound Designer, Audio Director, Music Supervisor, Music Producer, Audio Engineer

Instrument Skills

Hardware Synths

My Awards

Winner ASCAP Bonus Award consecutively for years 2004-2011

Games I've worked on

Partial List:
Forza Motorsport 5 (2013), Turn 10/Microsoft
Xbox Fitness (2013), Microsoft Studios
Nike+ Kinect Training (2012), Microsoft Studios
Forza Motorsport 4 (2011), Turn 10/Microsoft
Gears of War 3 (2011), Microsoft Game Studios
Kinect Joy Ride (2010), Microsoft Game Studios
Forza Motorsport 3 (2009), Turn 10/Microsoft

Build-a-lot Mysteries (2013) HipSoft
Build-a-lot 7 (2012) HipSoft
Mall Wiz (2011) HipSoft
Build-a-lot 6 (2010) HipSoft
Build-a-lot 4 (2009) HipSoft
Build-a-lot Town of the Year (2008) HipSoft
Build-a-lot 3 (2008) HipSoft
Flip Words 2 (2007) HipSoft
Build-a-lot (2007) HipSoft
Ocean Express (2006) HipSoft
Gift Shop (2006) HipSoft
Gem Shop (2005) HipSoft

Current Employer

DJDM Dot Com Music Publishing

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