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Welcome!

 

I'm a music composer based between Ireland and California specializing in scoring for visual media.  I'm passionate about enhancing and enriching visual storytelling with the most effective music and sound, thereby elevating the audience experience and maximizing the potential for the story to make a lasting impression.

 

If you're a filmmaker or other visual media creator, let's chat about working together!

 

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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

3rd Prize

 

"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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Foggy Mountains

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

Aldous Huxley

 
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