Rod is keyboard player with the Sounds of Silent, a five piece ensemble featuring some of Melbourne’s most versatile and accomplished musicians. They recreate the silent movie experience from the ‘20s & ‘30s with improvised performances featuring fun, familiar and popular music in the style of the period. The result is a vibrant and entertaining musical and movie event for the whole family.

The Sounds of Silent have recently returned from a sellout regional tour of Victoria and have just released their first album 'Playing Around'. They have performed at numerous festivals and cinemas around the country including: Taste of Tasmania, Adelaide Fringe, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival and many more.  

Scores have been developed for some of the great silent film classics including: 

  • The General - Buster Keaton

  • Steamboat Bill Jr - Buster Keaton

  • Sherlock Jr - Buster Keaton 

  • The Cameraman - Buster Keaton 

  • College - Buster Keaton

  • Spite Marriage - Buster Keaton 

  • The Great Dictator - Charlie Chaplin

  • Gold Rush - Charlie Chaplin

  • The Circus - Charlie Chaplin

  • City Lights - Charlie Chaplin

  • Modern Times - Charlie Chaplin 

  • The Kid - Charlie Chaplin

  • Wrong Again, Habeas Corpus, Liberty - Laurel & Hardy

For more information, CD and upcoming gigs head to The Sounds of Silent website.