The Sounds of Silent are 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 formed in 2013 and have brought to life silent movie comedy classics to audiences around the country. They perform regularly at Melbourne cinemas and have played at numerous festivals and events including: Taste of Tasmania, Adelaide Fringe, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Bendigo Blues & Roots Festival, Low Light Queenscliff 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
and more.