Originally from Ocaña, Colombia, Orlando Perez Rosso is a film composer currently participating in the inaugural 2018-2019 Universal Film Music Composer Initiative: Dreamworks Animation. Perez Rosso began his musical journey playing saxophone at the age of ten. In 2008, discovered his passion for film scoring after collaborating on the documentary Stolen Land, winner of the Best South American Documentary at the Havana International Film Festival.
In 2013, Perez Rosso relocated to Los Angeles to attend the Film Scoring program at UCLA Extension. Upon graduation, Perez Rosso continued to collaborate with directors, producers and fellow composers in a wide array of film, television and advertising projects. Some of these collaborations include contributing additional music to Michael Abels critically acclaimed score for Jordan Peele’s Us; working with Abels in Peele’s Academy Award® winning film Get Out; orchestrating and co-arranging a cover of The Beatles’ While My Guitar Gently Weeps for the trailer of the Academy Award® nominated film Kubo and the Two Strings; and working with orchestrator Jeff Atmajian in several scoring projects for various composers such as Gabriel Yared and Rachel Portman.