Gabriel DiMarco is a classically trained composer and cellist in Los Angeles, CA. His unique voice as a film composer is characterized by the expressive and innovative use of the cello which he performs himself. He can be heard on his recent feature film, Children of the Mountain, an official selection of the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York for which he received Best Score at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards. Gabriel has also worked with Emmy Award-winning composer, Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead) as a composer for additional music on the STARZ network television shows, Outlander, Da Vinci's Demons and Black Sails.
Some of Gabriel’s other notable film compositions include the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Lifetime Achievement Trophy Award docufilm which was screened at the Smithsonian museum IMAX theater in Washington D.C.. He has also written music for the Herblock’s Editorial Cartoon Exhibitions film where his music eloquently depicts the character of the major political topics of the 20th century, including education, civil rights, presidencies, the environment, and democracy through the lens of famed political cartoonist, Herbert Block.
Gabriel has also been a featured cellist on the film Colossal starring Anne Hathaway and on AMC's The Walking Dead. He has also played in orchestras on films such as 10 Cloverfield Lane (Paramount Pictures) and ID2: Shadwell Army (Universal Pictures).
Gabriel bolstered his film composition career with a Master of Music degree in Screen Scoring and a Graduate Certificate in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television at the University of Southern California (USC). At USC he studied with renowned composers, among which included Bruce Broughton (Tombstone) and Christopher Young (Spider Man-3). Gabriel also holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Cello Performance and Music Composition from The Catholic University of America, Benjamin T. Rome School of Music in Washington D.C..