Dom is a composer and sound designer based in London UK who creates scores and soundscapes that captivate and excite.
Having composed music since he was nine years old, he learnt to score ‘on the job’ whilst assisting established names such as Dominik Scherrer and Paul Clark on theatre and television projects. He is an in-demand producer, orchestrator and arranger and has a good working relationship with several leading London studios and music houses.
Recent film work includes the debut film from Lenny Dorfman entitled Bring Back the Cat (starring Amanda Abington, Ellie Bamber) and the stylish animation Aftermath (Layla Atkinson, Trunk). Recent orchestration work includes ITV’s Sanditon, The Sister and Bloodlands (BBC) (composer Ruth Barrett) and Birds of Prey (composer Daniel Pemberton). He writes for DeWolfe Music library and has a rapidly expanding catalogue of music from many genres that enjoys frequent use in film, television and radio throughout the world. Recent music placements include A Very English Scandal (BBC), The Night Manager (BBC), Fleabag (BBC), Viceroy’s House (Pathé), Criminal Minds (CBS) and Empire (FOX) in USA.
For theatre, he has worked in venues such as Wiltons Music Hall, Ambassadors, The Vaults, BACS, The Royal Court Theatre and assisted at The National Theatre. Most recently he composed for Dining with The Twits (Les Enfants Terrible, Emma Brunjes), Britten in Brooklyn (Oliver Rose, Wiltons Music Hall) and the 2016 National Youth Theatre rep season with close collaborator and bandmate Tommy Antonio (Romeo & Juliet dir Kate Hewitt, Pigeon English dir Anna Niland).
At the centre of a rapidly emerging new genre, Dom is a specialist in the devising of site-specific, immersive sound and music experiences. He has designed and installed multi-channel soundscapes in major venues such as Alton Towers, Guinness Store House (Dublin), Tiffany (New York / Beijing, Seoul), Dishoom (London), Museum of Sex (New York), Joyce (Hong Kong) and Selfridges (London) often working with culinary architecture supremos Bompas and Parr. He enjoys working in unusual spaces including a project to design and compose for a bone-conducting audio spoon for Heinz Beanz.
He has composed music for leading advertising agencies on campaigns for Intel, Flora, BP, Cadburys, Müller, Miller, Amazon Prime, Jaguar Land Rover and many more. For 2020, Dom has created the sonic identity of language learning system Babbel alongside the London based sonic branding powerhouse DLMDD. He most recently created the music for the hugely popular 2020/21 GoDaddy TV campaigns featuring Javone Prince.
A multi-instrumentalist, Dom plays clarinet, piano, guitar and a handful of instruments from round the world that are seen lying around his West London studio. He leads the internationally acclaimed early-jazz and New Orleans style ensemble The Ticklers with whom he has toured all over the world.
Nominations include the BBC New Television Composer award and the Production Music Awards.