Eímear Noone is a California based award-winning Irish composer and conductor, who has composed extensively for film and videogame. She is responsible for some of the most enduring soundscapes on World of Warcraft and other best-selling videogames. Eímear founded a major European game music festival in Ireland and is an advocate for and mentor to creative women in tech and music.
She was chosen by Nintendo to conduct the first ever 3D filming of a game score; Zelda, a technological benchmark in the ongoing virtual reality revolution.
As a primary conductor for Video Games Live, Guinness World Record’s longest running orchestral touring show, Eímear has conducted in China, Brazil, Canada, Qatar, Europe, Mexico and Malaysia. She has also toured as conductor for The Legend of Zelda, Symphony of the Goddesses, a full four-movement symphony created from the themes from this iconic videogame.
She has conducted orchestras all over the world such as the Royal Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, The Bulgarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra or The Czech Philharmonic. She has recorded almost all of the scores for Blizzard Games over the past 9 years, including: Overwatch; Hearthstone; Heroes of the Storm; Starcraft II; and conducted the BAFTA nominated score to Diablo III.
Through her music on World of WarCraft and the expansion, Warlords of Draenor, Eímear’s music has reached over a 100 million people and continually inspired players and programmers alike, to invent and build new worlds for nearly 15 years. From the greatest musical and storytelling traditions, Eímear Noone is a timeless artist and a woman of right now: close to the technology and close to the arts.