Alexandre Ponte

Composer - Orchestrator

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I'm a film composer, conductor and orchestrator. Specialised in film music, classical music, world music and more.

A perceptive and meticulous composer with over 3 years
of experience and trained by Hollywood composers such
as Jonathan Shanes, Conrad Pope, Christopher Young and Danny Elfman. Mostly successful in the drama genre, he has also proven himself to be very proficient in multiple genres delivering unique and memorable tunes. Experience writing for all types of orchestra (chamber to big ensembles) as well as world music instruments.

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Interview with Alexandre Ponte

  1. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  2. A: I promise a professional approach, delivering quality work throughout the entire project.

  3. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  4. A: Having a genuine positive reaction from the director and audience.

  5. Q: How would you describe your style?

  6. A: My style is a blend between classical and cinematic style.

  7. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  8. A: James Newton Howard. Because he shares the same musical values as I do.

  9. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  10. A: Film music and classical music.

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: Orchestration, doing mock-ups.

  13. Q: What's your typical work process?

  14. A: After having the discussion with the director about the mood and the spotting session, I will start by doing piano sketches that will have already most of the material needed that will be sent to the director's approval. After having that sorted, I will begin doing the orchestration, mock-up, and then the score.

  15. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  16. A: My studio embodies 2 x Yamaha HS7, Yamaha MX88, and several orchestral libraries (East West, Kontakt, Spitfire Audio)

  17. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  18. A: John Williams, James Newton Howard, Williams Ross, Aaron Zigman.

  19. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  20. A: Scoring to picture and complete director's vision on the story of the movie.

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GenresSounds Like
  • John Williams
  • Aaron Zigman
  • William Ross
Gear Highlights
  • Yamaha Guitars
  • Yamaha Synths
  • Yamaha Pro Audio
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