New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Michael Martinez PR)
Symfinity, an alternative rock band fused with classical orchestral music have announced the release of their debut album, Intangible Dreams. The album is spearheaded by composer/songwriter, Seann Branchfield, who writes and arranges a collection of songs ranging from gothic metal to folk ballads with special emphasis on flute and piano as promininent melodic instruments. Branchfield's primary inspirations for the music on Intangible Dreams are the bands Nightwish
and Trans-Siberian Orchestra
as well as composer John Williams.
The CD is available at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/symfinity, and also iTunes and www.amazon.com
For more information and concert dates: www.reverbnation.com/symfinity
Intangible Dreams unites the worlds of symphoinc metal, alternative rock and orchestral music into a unique sound and vision. The music is progressive in its orchestrations. The songs are shorter than long complicated forms associated with most symphonic rock, opting for more typical song forms in most cases, aside from the 7-minute orchestra-powerd Night Through Day. The songs are filled with beautiful melodies and lyrics that explore hope, yearning, and the quest for the meaning of life.
Symfinity is a symphonic rock band, founded by Seann Branchfield (vocals/guitar) and Nicole
Schroeder (flute), initially known as "Seann Branchfield and the Unnamed Band" from summer 2009 to summer 2010. They have performed with over 40 guest musicians, playing all types of orchestral instruments since founding the band, playing parts of the orchestration that Branchfield has composed. The band is currently touring with a new line up and working on their second album.
Seann Branchfield is an atypical rock musician. Growing up, studying classical piano, oboe, violin and trumpet, he became a composer and majored in music in college. While teaching himself bass and guitar and spending a fair amount of time singing as well, he eventually started songwriting. He has studied with composer David
Del Tredici. While pursuing a graduate degree at The City College of New York, he decided that the rock songs he has written over the years would be worth orchestrating. After adding orchestral parts to the rock songs and while working on a second masters degree in music at New York University, he met future bandmates and the concept of recording Intangible Dreams and making Symfinity became a reality.