Igniting Creativity from Within
Matthew Ferraro has composed, arranged and orchestrated music for everything from Academy Award-winning films The Insider, The Incredibles, Emmy Winning TV shows Futurama, Dune, Olive the Other Reindeer, The Muppets and video game titles including Spiderman, X-Men, Medal of Honor, You Don’t Know Jack, to BBC and ITV television and radio productions, as well as hundreds of commercials including Gatorade, VISA, and McDonald’s among others. His music is licensed worldwide.
Ferraro has composed for, arranged, and performed with Grammy Winning Artists: Buddy Guy, Erica Campbell, Seu Jorge, Hugh Masekela, Barbara Streisand, Mike Farris, Raul Malo, Chuck Mangione, Tom Hambridge, Bassekou Kayoute, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Aaron Neville, Natacha Atlas, Members of the Tonight Show Band, Ennio Morricone among many others. His choral music is published by Boosey & Hawkes.
He is one of the few composers who is commissioned by the Vatican and the Jesuits as his music outside of Hollywood is noted to focus on social issues.
His multi-media symphonic/choral work "The Tension of Opposites" was deemed a new art form, "Orchestral Journalism" by the California Arts Council because of his use of pre-records as part of the fabric of his music, and his “unique ability to tell a compelling story with music”. –NEA.
Ferraro is a TED fellow. You can view Matthew’s Ted talk, Overcoming Obstacles, on youtube.
Matthew is available to speak to organizations, groups, and businesses on a variety of topics in three major categories: Motivation and Personal Development, Creating and Producing Music, and Enhancing business with an Artist's Flair. Matthew Ferraro can be reached at www. MatthewFerraroMusic.com or [email protected]
Debbie Fliehman can be reached at [email protected] or 847-902-4175.