Frank Tedesco is an American composer, classically trained pianist, and drummer. His compositional style often focuses on melodically-driven themes and ideas, strong percussive influence, and a mix of electronics and orchestral instruments. Frank has a B.A. in Composition from the Hartt School of Music, where he gained experience composing for film, video games, commercial music, and chamber ensembles -- a highlight being the writing and performing of a piano piece for the current Rwandan President, Paul Kagame.
Frank is partnered with Alfred Music Publishing, regularly creating 4-hand piano arrangements with long-time collaborator and friend Zach Heyde. Tedesco and Heyde have also collaborated on promotional videos, an indie game OST, Youtube videos grossing over 700k views, and are the founders of the sheet music company Stems Up Sound.
Frank's piano centric Youtube channel "TedescoCreations" has a fan base of 17,000+ subscribers and 3,000,000+ views. He has collaborated with other Youtubers such as Kyle Landry and Britaney Gaither.
In his early years, Frank studied drums for eight years under Matty Patella. He has since performed at weddings, competitions, and has been involved in several bands. After being introduced to Piano and composition at age 14, he studied studied classical piano under concert pianist Martha Cybyk for the next four years. He was then accepted to the Hartt School of Music, where he earned his B.A. in Composition in 2015.
With a strong passion for Japanese language and culture, Frank traveled to Osaka, Japan for four months where he studied Music and Japanese at Kansai Gaidai University. His piano piece "Kaisou" was commissioned to be featured on Rebirth, a tribute album celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the Japanese visual novel studio KEY.
Frank currently resides in Peoria, Arizona.