About Alexandre Ponte
Best known for his work as a lead guitar player all over Portugal, Alexandre is a composer/conductor with a unique style that has found its way into film scoring.
Alex's passion for music and storytelling is reflected in his beautiful and compelling compositions. His work can be found globally on all major music platforms, and he has also created scores for short films such as "The Life Underground" (2022) and "Ophelia" (2023). With his extensive knowledge and interest in music from around the world, Alex has a unique approach to creating music that resonates with audiences everywhere.
During his time in Sofia, Bulgaria, worked as a conductor with the European Recording Orchestra (ERO) and recorded several of his pieces, including his score for “The Life Underground”.
Currently, Alexandre is working on multiple projects. He is the conductor/orchestrator/arranger for "Contar e Cantar Abril," a quasi-musical that tells the story of Portugal's most significant moment in history, the 25th of April. The show features a band, a string quartet, and singers. Alexandre is also working with Tuniko Goulart, one of the world's best Brazilian guitar players, as a composer/arranger/orchestrator and music director on an upcoming show, which is yet to be announced.
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“Alex possesses all the key qualities required for a film and media composer working in the current era, and to these he also adds a large measure of soul. He is also a first-rate melodist and a skillful orchestral writer.”
Andy Hill, Former Vice President of Music Production at Disney
“Alex is immensely talented, and has an incredible understanding of the role of music in multimedia.”
Jonathan Shanes, Composer at Hans Zimmer’s Bleeding Fingers Music
“Alexandre is a wonderful person and a talented, serious musician who cares extremely deeply about learning all he can and achieving success as a professional composer”
Norman Ludwin, Hollywood Orchestrator whose credits include Jurassic World, Star Trek Into Darkness
"Alexandre's music is melodic and so emotionally resonant. He got to the heart of my project and put it into musical form.”
Peter Hogenson, director of “The Life Underground”
“I have known this young aspiring musician, whose desire for the ultimate in serious study of music is so very intense, for 8 years and I have no doubt that given time and the right connections, he will make his very defined mark within the industry that he so tirelessly and completely immerses himself in while chasing his dream. His work is already showing that a very promising future awaits him in the wings. I wish him luck-he has my support!”