About David Montgomery Hoffman
David Hoffman is an extremely versatile and eager composer, vocalist, drummer, and producer with a background in Rock, Classical, Rnb/Hip-hop and Film music. He uses key elements from a vast array of genres to create an innovative and unique sound in his scores.
David has earned his Bachelors in Music for Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music in Boston where he graduated at the top of his class and was awarded the Michael Rendish Award for outstanding collaboration and achievement. During his program he has worked on multiple projects, such as composing the music for Collateral a short film written and directed by Werner Traut, The Magic Show, a short film by independent LA based director Ryan Lutz, and Conviction, a student film directed by Anna Engel. David also briefly assisted in writing under the NYC based composer Bruno Duprat.
before this David studied classical voice at Fiorello H. Laguardia High School for Performing Arts, as well as attending a summer music intensive at the Aaron Copland School of Music where he received rigorous conservatory level training and was introduced to the orchestra. He quickly found a passion for the sound and dynamic of working with and writing for both small and large ensembles. During his final year of high school, David received the BMI Zavin Award for Gifted Young Composers, which granted him a scholarship. He combined his extensive love for music with his unequivocal love for film and film composers, some of his favorites including John Williams and Bernard Hermann. Thus began his venture into the world of scoring for film.