845d07248554192e-ResizedBWLookingUp.jpg

Mike Sayre is a composer and performer in New York City.

A lifelong fascination with the world of sound has led him to film scoring, sound art, ambient music, and performing. He strives to fuse a classical musician's training and nuance with a modern technological approach, drawing inspiration from old and new alike.

Mike is the EtM/ConEd Composer-in-Residence at the Queens Museum for 2018, and has worked on multiple independent film and web productions in the New York area. His work has also been featured on WNYC's New Sounds. Before striking out as a freelancer, he worked as a music technician for programs on Showtime and CBS. He also creates music for nonprofit and corporate clients, including Sesame Workshop, Equinox Fitness, Grace Institute, and Waitlist Zero.  

Mike holds a Bachelor of Music and Media from Ball State University, and a Master of Music from Rutgers University. He is a member of Musician's Union AFM Local 802 and the Secretary/Treasurer of the New York chapter of the Recording Musician's Association.