A gloomy, mystical, cinematic score for dark drama, crime, mystery and chills. Intriguing, Unique, Detailed, Involved.
Francesco Giovannangelo was born in 1985 in Guardiagrele (Chieti, Italy). At the age of 5, he began to play piano and at 11 he was admitted to the piano course taught by Pierluigi Secondi at the "Luisa D'Annunzio" Musical Conservatory in Pescara. He graduated in 2008 with high honors (110/110 cum laude), with a thesis on a sound and spectrographic analysis of four preludes by Claude Debussy. Through the years he took part to several piano competitions (e.g. Ortona, Gabicce, Osimo, Caserta, Rocchetta al Volturno), where he always won first places. In 2004 he graduated from the "Filippo Masci" Scientific High School in Chieti and in 2009 he took a bachelor degree in Technology of Audiovisual & Multimedial Communications at the University of Ferrara with a thesis about the soundtrack in the documentary. He studied composition and musical analysis with Paolo Rosato and he attended the Composition course at the "Luisa D'Annunzio" Musical Conservatory in the class of Ferdinando Nazzaro. In July 2010 he also attended the Conducting Course at the Philharmonic Orchestra of Lviv (Ukraine). Besides his classical musical studies, drawing from his passion for pop music, he played keyboards and synthesizer in several pop/rock bands. In 2013 he successfully attended the "Interactive Music and Digital Arts Engineer" specialization course at the Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale (APM) in Saluzzo where he focused on musical arrangement and sound engineering. Since 2004 he’s constantly involved in audiovisual production. He works as soundtrack composer (mostly for documentaries, short films and commercials) and sound editor. His music is sold worldwide and he composed music for a short film presented at the Rome Film Festival and for videos produced by Italian ministries.