Brandon Dalo is an American composer for film, television, video games, and commercials. After touring in bands during his teenage years, Brandon found success in scoring films with the acclaimed documentary series “Small Town Monsters” of which he has scored five films. His score for the “Boggy Creek Monster” documentary, in this series, earned him honors for “Best Film Score” from the Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards. The most recent documentary, “The Mothman of Point Pleasant,” hit #1 on Amazon in the Documentary category, and resided in the top 10 in the Horror and Overall categories for three weeks.
Brandon has developed a unique compositional style focusing on mixing traditional orchestral elements with modern electronic sounds and unconventional soundscapes. Along with documentaries, he has also composed the music for promotional videos and commercials for businesses and nonprofit organizations. Brandon recently moved from the Cleveland area to Los Angeles and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree of Music Composition (Scoring for Visual Media) at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood. Brandon is a member of ASCAP.
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“Brandon exceeded my expectations and I can think of no other that is as passionate about his craft to match the standard of his expertise with such drive. He is truly an outstanding individual who is both extremely loyal and polite in regards to the specific needs of each project and client - to which he continues to go above and beyond in his delivery.”
— Sam Shearon (Graphic designer and Artist for clients such as Stan Lee, Rob Zombie, John Carpenter, Iron Maiden, KISS, The X-Files etc.)
“Brandon’s work on the [Boggy Creek Monster] score was not only timely and professional, but the resulting music perfectly suits the various moods and pacing of the narrative to make it an excellent - and award winning - film.”
— Lyle Blackburn (Professional musician, author, and TV personality)
“Brandon is never content to rest on his laurels and simply repeat the work he’s already done. Instead, he strives to find new and interesting ways to heighten the mood of our films. I am consistently impressed by Brandon’s natural ability to convey the feel of every story through the music he writes; his versatility never ceases to amaze me.”
— Seth Breedlove, Director of the Small Town Monsters documentary series