Roger is a musician, composer and sound designer based in Adelaide, Australia.
He writes music for advertising, theatre productions, video games and TV.
Drums and Percussion
Classically trained as a percussionist, Roger Gonzalez has always been interested in learning new musical styles, technology and media. He moved to Havana, Cuba to learn Afro-Cuban drums, Salsa and Latin Jazz.
From here he moved to Spain, learning Flamenco percussion, fusion styles and freelancing as a musician around Europe.
Media and Teaching
In 2008 he produced a radio documentary on Latin Jazz, which led him to becoming a presenter on ABC Classic FM. He has a Masters in Music and has taught at Queensland University of Technology in creative industries, and has taught at various institutions. Most recently giving lectures at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS).
From Stage to Screen
Since then, he’s studied Music and Sound Design for Film, TV and Video games at Berklee College of Music.
He currently composes for Film, TV, and theatre. He also does location sound, sound design for radio, multimedia projects and video games.
“Music was perfect!”
“If there was ever a guy that you knew would just bring the goods every time, Mr Gonzalez is that guy. His sound engineering ability and creative mastery in all things is something to behold. Ticking boxes, umm, hell yes!”
“Roger is an unbelievably inventive and elegant sound designer and musician. He is also a generous collaborator, bringing so much to the table while also really respecting the overall creative direction of the project. I would work with him again in a heartbeat.”