Imbued with a love of story-telling, and educated in a vast array of music and techniques from the 16th century to the latest Spotify playlists, Rolando Gori’s music is a dynamic blend at once timeless and modern, ideal for any project from screen to the concert stage.
Over the years, Rolando has had the good fortune to be involved with many exciting and worthwhile endeavors. In 2012 he began working with Hollywood stuntman and documentary filmmaker Roy T. Anderson on his series of documentaries about the Jamaican Maroons, which have garnered critical acclaim. He was commissioned to write the fanfare for the United Nations’ 70th Anniversary commemorative video (2015). In 2016 his Symphony, XLIV was premiered in New York’s DiMenna Center performed by Symphony Orchestra of the Americas. Most recently he has written the music for the Woody Allen film, Rifkin’s Festival (2020).
In addition to composing his own music, Rolando is an active collaborator and producer, working with artists to create and further music creation. Along with accomplished vocalist and composer, Daniel T. Curran, he founded The Soniq Haze in 2019, dedicated to creating production music for film and TV. In 2017 he wrote and produced the music and video Room 4 Love with collaborating partner, Bobby Boas. He has produced albums with his wife, singer/songwriter Heidi Siegell, whose album In Stillness won multiple awards.
With a passion for storytelling—and a fluency in styles from the earliest classical idioms to the latest Spotify playlists—Rolando Gori is a multifaceted, collaborative composer whose music is readily adapted to film, TV, and theater.
Rolando has had the good fortune to be involved with a wide range of exciting endeavors over the past decade. In 2012, he began working with Hollywood stuntman and filmmaker Roy T. Anderson on a critically acclaimed documentary series about the Jamaican Maroons. In 2015, he was commissioned to write a fanfare commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations; his first symphony, “XLIV,” premiered in 2016 at New York’s DiMenna Center, performed by Symphony Orchestra of the Americas. Most recently, he composed music for Woody Allen’s 2020 film "Rifkin’s Festival". His work on the award-winning short film "Ruth" was named Best Original Score at the Los Angeles International Indie Short Fest.
Rolando is also an active collaborator and producer. In 2017, he founded RoBoGrooves, cowriting and producing music with Bobby Boas. He has produced albums with his wife, singer/songwriter Heidi Siegell, whose album “In Stillness” won multiple awards. More recently, he teamed up with accomplished vocalist and composer Daniel T. Curran, founding The Soniq Haze, dedicated to creating production music for film and TV. Rolando's catalog— published through Twisted Jukebox, Score Keepers Music and 411 Music Group—can be found on all major music platforms.
The Soniq Haze
The Soniq Haze, a compositional collaboration founded by Rolando Gori and seasoned performer and multi-instrumentalist Daniel T. Curran is off and running with some fresh new tracks in the works. Their music ranges from hard-hitting, epic works for hybrid orchestra to more intimate chamber pieces.
Always organic, always emotional, always telling a story.