Tony studied Music Composition from Montclair State University and 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. Tony has also composed for theatrical works, with performances including Oedipus: The Musical for Philadelphia’s 2014 Fringe Festival and 60x60’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 familial 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.