Gareth Coker is a British composer best known for his work on the critically acclaimed video games by Moon Studios, Ori and the Blind Forest and Ori and the Will of the Wisps.
Coker learnt the piano at a very early age. In school, he joined the orchestra and a jazz band and later studied at the Royal Academy of Music focussing on musical composition. He travelled and lived abroad in Japan for three years, studying various instruments. He later moved to Los Angeles, where he juggled between composing for video games and the University of Southern California’s film scoring program.
In 2011, Coker composed the accompanying music Ori and the Blind Forest which was nominated for a BAFTA Game Award for Best Music.