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I'm an Irish composer based in Los Angeles specializing in music to support media.  I'm passionate about enhancing visual and aural storytelling, entertainment, and interactive engagement with music and sound, thereby deepening the audience's experience and creating a more lasting impression.

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Dónal Rafferty: Music Showreel 2020
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Video shown is for demonstrative purposes only and does not imply Dónal Rafferty was hired in an official capacity by the video producer for paid services nor that his music was featured in the officially released versions of these videos.

 
FILM
TV
ADVERTISING & BRANDING
GAMING
AR/ VR
PODCAST
 

RECOGNITION

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Indie Film Music Contest

2020

Prizewinner

 

"In this animated short, where the characters do not speak, this score speaks for them. Brilliant writing that addresses every moment of drama and cartoon craziness.  An absolutely stunning effort!"

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IMRO Composition Award

2010

Chamber Ensemble category: 1st Prize

 

AQUASTRATA

Quintet for flute, 2 clarinets, piano and percussion.

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Reflection

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

Aldous Huxley

 
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