about david hoffman
David Hoffman is an extremely versatile and eager composer, Vocalist, Drummer, and Producer stemming from a background of Rock, Classical, Rnb/Hip-hop and Film music, he uses key elements from this vast array of genres to create an innovative and unique sound in his scores.
Born and raised in New York City, into a creative family, David began writing and playing music at a very young age, growing up to the sounds of the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Earth Wind & Fire helped spark his initial love for music, soon, The immense pool of culture and diversity that surrounded him inspired his eyes and ears to look beyond for more expansive influences and approaches. David's roots of singing and drumming were eventually not enough to express his creativity, he quickly turned to Production as well as picking up other instruments such as Bass and Piano to take his musical aspirations further.
David eventually went on to study 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 unequivocally matched love for film and film composers, some of his favorites include John Williams and Bernard Hermann, this began his venture into the world of scoring for film.
David is currently enrolled and finishing his Bachelors in Music for Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music in Boston, During his school attendance he has worked on Multiple projects such as composing the music for The Magic Show, a short film by Ryan Lutz, an independent LA based director, Convictions, a student film directed by Anna Engel, as well as co composing the music for a play titled The Tickle Monster, written by Clint Lee and Chinda Eleonu
and briefly assisted in writing under the NYC based composer Bruno Duprat. David is currently working on other upcoming projects.