Great Music, Great Service, Great Price
Last active: 11/10/2014
Dale is a veteran film and video game composer based in Northern California. As founder of Gryphondale Studios, he works diligently to deliver you the best available music at the best available prices. With decades of experience in film, video games, TV and commercials, let us make some extraordinary music and video for you.
Dale has developed video games and music for Disney, Sony, THQ, Electronic Arts, ESPN, FOX Sports and Mattel to name a few. His passions are music, video and video games.
His music education began at an early age, and by the time he was 14 he was playing Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin. In that same time he had his first B3, Rhodes Piano and Moog synthesizers and was the keyboardist in both rock and jazz bands.
Dale has continued his music education throughout his life by taking courses at Berklee College of Music and Berkeley Jazz School. He has studied with Grammy Award winner Gary Burton, jazz pianist Mark Levine and completed courses in music production and synthesis from Loudin Sterns and songwriting from Pat Pattison, who also instructed musicians like John Mayer..
Dale has traveled the world gathering influences of music from China, India, and Europe. On those travels, he even lived as a Zen Buddhist Monk in China for several years. He has a degree in Physics from Purdue University, and was a pioneer in the mobile video game industry, where his company created some of the very first mobile video games.