About Dan R. Howard


Dan is a composer of Film Scores, Video Game Scores, and Orchestral Music.  He also has experience as a songwriter, playing in many different bands since high school. He has a strong passion for collaborating and loves to work with many different styles of music. Dan plays piano and loves making his own sounds with synthesizers. In addition to composing he enjoys working as a copyist, notating scores for himself and others.


He has worked on numerous projects, including short films, tv films, and video games. The most recent short film he scored ("No Bad Days" Directed by Ivan R. Salinas) has been accepted into the Latino and San Pedro Film Festival. 

Dan studied music/composition at Umass Dartmouth for 3 years before transferring to Berklee College of Music to study Film and Video Game composing. Dan has gained additional experiencing interning in LA at Remote Control Productions, Sonic Fuel Studios, and Composer Daniel Stockdale.

Currently, Dan works as the Lead Composer Assistant for Edward Shearmur. In addition to assisting, Dan is working freelance providing music for an Anime as well as arranging songs for an up and coming Singer/Songwriter. 

Dan currently resides in the Los Angeles, CA Area! 

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