Born in Buffalo, New York, Rossano Galante received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in
Trumpet Performance from SUNY Buffalo in 1992. That same year he was one of
nineteen people from around the world to be accepted to the University of Southern
California’s Film Scoring Program. He studied with the late Jerry Goldsmith, who won
an Academy Award for his film score for The Omen. In 1999, Mr. Galante moved to
California to pursue a career in composition and film orchestration. Since then he has
worked with two-time Oscar nominated composer Marco Beltrami, Christophe Beck,
Brian Tyler, Christopher Lennertz and Wolfram de Marco.
Mr. Galante has served as orchestrator for over seventy-five studio films including,
Venom: Let There be Carnage, Rambo: Last Blood, Charlie’s Angles, Ready or Not, A
Quiet Place, A Quiet Place 2, The Mummy, Logan, Sausage Party, Smurfs: The Lost
Village, First They Killed My Father, Ben Hur, The Shallows, Fantastic 4, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Gods of Egypt, Prisoners, The Wolverine, 3:10 to Yuma, A Good Day to Die Hard, Trouble with the Curve, The Thing, Final Destination 5, The Homesman, Don’t be Afraid of the Dark, Knowing, Max Payne, The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Live Free or Die Hard, Red Eye, Die Bluthochzeit, The Tuxedo, Tuesdays with Morrie, among many others.
For his large-scale Wind Ensemble compositions, he has been commissioned by the
Federation of Gay Games-Paris 2018, Atlanta Freedom Band, Lake Braddock High
School Band, Hofstra University Symphonic Band, Nebraska Wind Symphony, the
Amherst Chamber Orchestra, Trenton State College, SUNY Buffalo, Grand Island
Middle School, Syracuse Youth Symphony, Point Pleasant Borough High School, North
Tonawanda High School, Lockport City School District, Edward Town Middle School,
Duxbury High School Wind Ensemble, Allegro: The Chamber Orchestra of Lancaster,
Franklin & Marshall College, West Genesee High School Wind Ensemble, East
Stroudsburg High School, Grissom High School, Hafabra Publishing, Desert Winds
Freedom Band, Starpoint High School Band, Francis T. Maloney High School Band, The Erie County Wind Ensemble, The Solano County Honor Band, The Buffalo Niagara Concert Band and many others in the works.