About Brian


Brian Hoes is a composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Most notably, Brian composed original music for the hit off-Broadway Potter-inspired production Puffs: or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magicwritten by Matt Coxand directed by Kristin McCarthy ParkerPuffs premiered as a limited run production at The People's Improve Theater in 2015, and has since been relocated to New World Stages in New York City as a Tilted Windmills production where it continues to play an open-ended run. In 2018, Puffs was filmed and shown nationwide as a Fathom Event, and has had multiple runs in Australia with many more international runs to be announced.

Brian also composed the music for the upcoming Matt Cox-penned audience-participation spaghetti western The Magnificent Revengers. In this groundbreaking production, the audience makes choices concerning the story and characters via their smartphones throughout the play, and each decision has real-time consequences. The play features numerous branching paths and multiple endings. This Tilted Windmills production had a brief developmental arrangement during the summer of 2017 at the University of Florida, and will be finding a home off-Broadway in New York City in the fall of 2019.

Other projects include an ongoing partnership with filmmaker Patrick H. Willems, having scored SHUT UP ABOUT PLOT HOLESand Get Christmas or Die Tryingboth on YouTube. Brian has also provided the theme songs to the Willems produced podcasts “We Heart Hartnet”, “The Infinity Podcast”, and the yet to be announced sequel to “We Heart Hartnet”. Brian also records electronic music under the name Bad Read.