Christopher Foss (a.k.a. Pyro Paper Planes) is a composer, editor, and sound designer, acclaimed for his integration of atmospheric textures. He has arranged a multitude of remixes and reduxes for video games such as Metroid, The Legend of Zelda, and Sonic the Hedgehog. His experience includes participating in a variety of online communities, including OverClocked ReMix and Shinesparkers’ Harmony of a Hunter, the latter of which was nominated for “Best Western Fan Arrangement Album” by Original Sound Version.
With a lifetime of experience with the piano, singing and computers, Christopher is able to craft unique soundscapes that capture the imagination of his audience. Some of his popular works include “Edge of a World” and “Entropic Dream”, which have been performed live at a number of venues. Not afraid of working alone, he has collaborated with a variety of musicians, including renowned vocalist and flutist Laura Intravia and hard rock guitarist Erik Peabody.
As a student of the Music & Digital Media program at St. Lawrence College, Christopher has had experience with a variety of multimedia software suites. He continues to be an active part of the community, contributing by designing visual promotions for the program. His creative endeavors include animation, in which he created a music video for the composition “Endless Blue”.
By thriving to hear every detail in a piece of music, Christopher has also been hired as music editor for the ballet performance Sleeping Beauty by
The Gail Neish Dance Studios. The show was recognized by Scottish Parliament as “showcasing the talent and creativity of the people of Kirkcaldy”.
A musician at heart, Christopher strives for his music to work as a catalyst to his audience’s emotions, engaging them through a wide variety of genres. With the ambition that everyone should be able to witness a piece of art, his works are available for free through a variety of online sites. Through sharing his love of music, he continues to this day aspiring to be a positive influence to the community around him.