Ross O’Connor is a Dublin based composer for film and tv .He has worked both at home and abroad on award winning productions.
Most recently, ‘Little One’, a short horror (written and directed by Ferdia Mac Anna) premiered at the Transylvania International Arts and Vampire Film Festival in Sighesoara May 2016. He has successfully worked alongside ‘Smart Blondes Productions’ for the past number of years, providing music for short films screened in festivals both here and internationally.
In 2014 Ross was selected as a participant in the IMRO/RTE/Filmbase Film scoring program. Scoring the avant-garde silent film ‘The Goblin Market’ (written and directed by Christopher Whiteside and Madeline Graham) to great acclaim and was aired on both RTE and BBC. As part of this program he had the privilege of writing for the ‘RTE Concert Orchestra’.
Ross studied music at The Conservatory of Music and Drama in Dublin. Here he focussed on composing, while honing his skills as a guitarist and piano player. He also spent some time studying Jazz and composition at Newpark School Of Music.
As an orchestrator and arranger, Ross has worked with for PBS, David Foster and Rod Stewart. Arranging and scoring for both orchestra, choir and modern ensembles.