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Ride On-from the new musical, Jesse James: Dead or Alive

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Katona Mar 22, 2017. 4 Replies

Hello, I thought I would share this song I wrote from the new musical, Jesse James: DEAD OR ALIVE. The show is based on the life of infamous Western outlaw Jesse James. The music has a rock/Americana…Continue

Tags: rock, Americana, musical

Theme from the documentary film "Biserici de lemn din România"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Katona Mar 7, 2017. 4 Replies

Here is a fun track from the documentary film, "Biserici de lemn din România" or "Wooden Churches of Romania." A beautiful film that showcases these ancient wooden churches that are still standing…Continue

Tags: Soundtrack

Man in the Moon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Katona Feb 28, 2017. 5 Replies

Here is a piece I wrote inspired by the silent film, 'A Trip to the Moon' by Georges Méliès. It has an early 20th Century style piano and an overall nostalgic tone. Thank you for listening! …Continue

Tags: piano

Main Theme from the new documentary "A Hope for Hartly"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Katona Jan 25, 2017. 4 Replies

Thrilled to share my piano based score for the new documentary film, "A Hope for Hartly." A huge thank you to Eric Althoff, Matt M Russell and our amazing director David Kuznicki for creating such a…Continue

Tags: #soundtrack, #documentary


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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Film, Television, Web, Multimedia, Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles
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Brian Katona is a highly versatile composer, orchestrator, arranger, and conductor. Recent film/television credits: The Fall of New Rome (Documentary short), A Hope For Hartly (New Documentary), The Town That Disappeared Overnight (Two time Emmy Winner, Garden State Film Festival Winner), Biserici De Lemn Din Romania (SEEFest Nominee), I Throw Rocks (Maumee Film Festival Winner), Robbery of the Heart, My Spirited Sister. Theater credits: Jesse James: Dead or Alive, Haunted Hotel, Empress. Commercial recordings: The Voice of Christmas: “The Night Before Christmas,” A Christmas Journey: “I Wonder What I'll Get for Christmas.” Published concert music (Imagine Music): Anthem for the Patriots, Space Fantasy, Space Battle, An Irish Blessing. Honors and Awards: Society of Composers and Lyricists New York Mentor Program, BMI Lehman-Engel Musical Theater Workshop, Susan and Ford Schumann Scholarship Aspen Music Festival Film Score Workshop. Conductor: The Greater Trenton Symphony Orchestra.

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