Tony Manfredonia is an American composer.
He graduated with a degree in Music Composition from Temple University. Notable instructors include Dr. Robert Aldridge, Dr. Richard Brodhead, Hollywood Composer/Orchestrator Erik Lundborg, and Maurice Wright. His music has received a number of awards and performances. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra read through his piece, Through the Tunnels and Back, as part of the 11th Annual Reading Session, led by composer-in-residence Mason Bates. The same piece won the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra’s Composer Competition for their 2015-2016 season. His most recent String Quartet, Fear of Disappointment, was the inaugural winner Texas A&M’s University Composition Competition and Symposium, chosen by the faculty and guest composer, John Mackey. The piece also received a Merit Award in the Tribeca New Music Young Composer Competition. Additionally, Tony has composed for theatrical works, with performances including Oedipus: The Musical for Philadelphia’s 2014 Fringe Festival and 60×60’s 2015 Dance Louisiana Mix.
He worked as an assistant and co-composer for Two Brothers, a video game created by Ackk Studios, which released and received critical acclaim for the soundtrack. Additionally, he scored the soundtrack for Ryan Campbell of www.battleofbrothers.com for his “sibling-rivalry” video game competition. Other video games for which Tony is currently scoring include Alone: The Untold, Super Toaster X, and Ashes, a new FPS-RPG being developed by OmniVoid.