Brooke deRosa is an award-winning film, television, and theater composer. Miss deRosa holds a double major in music and theatre from Washington and Lee University where she was a recipient of the John Graham Award in Fine Arts. She has composed music for over twenty films and TV programs including a western, (“Gunfight at Yuma”), a film noir (“Battery Row”), a John Grisham-esque courtroom drama ("River Guard"), a horror comedy ("Massacre on Aisle 12") and a TMZ-styled TV series abroad (“Exit Hollywood”). The score for “The Search for Simon”, directed by BAFTA winner Martin Gooch, which she co-composed was nominated for Best Score at the Monaco International Film Festival and won Best Score at the Portsmouth International Film Festival. Her following collaboration with Mr. Gooch, "The Gatehouse," premiered at Raindance London and has been nominated for Best Score at the Southampton International Film Festival.
As an internationally accomplished opera performer, she has been featured on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and the scores for "Luke Cage", "A Series of Unfortunate Events" and "Kingsmen: The Golden Circle".
In 2017 Brooke completed her first opera, based on the short story "The Monkey's Paw" which premiered in Los Angeles with Pacific Opera Project. She is currently composing an opera based on Alice in Wonderland which will premiere in Hamburg, Germany in 2019.
Most recently she was commissioned to write an orchestral reduction for Rossini's La Gazzetta which included re-creating and re-composing the famous "Lost Quintet". Brooke conducted her own reduction for Pacific Opera Project in June and July of 2018.
Brooke is also composing a pop musical based on the Red Riding Hood fairy tale, an opera based on “The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde, an opera based on “Sherlock Holmes” created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and a Missa Brevis.