Marcelo has written for virtually
every medium, from film and television to concert stage, dance, and
Marcelo started his
classical music studies as a teenager in São Paulo, Brazil, and
studied at Berklee College of Music and California
Institute of the Arts, where he received his BFA, and Hunter
College where received a Master's Degree in Music.
Marcelo’s work includes composing
for ballet in Brazil, recording several albums including Music Journal, and even conducting
appearances with the Tokyo Symphony Chamber Orchestra.
Marcelo started in film
composition with the short film A
Soccer Story, which was nominated for an Oscar and for
which Marcelo won an award for score at the
Brazilia Festival of Brazilian Cinema.
Marcelo’s feature film work
includes: Kissing Jessica Stein, The Door in the Floor, The Architect, Hollywoodland, The Good Shepherd, Sin Nombre, Please Give, and The Beaver.
Marcelo has also worked
in television, including the series The Big C and Ray Donovan, and has two Emmy nominations for his TV movie
work on You Don't Know Jack and Taking Chance.
Marcelo’s more recent film
projects include: The Words, The Bay, Won’t Back Down, and Enough Said.