Music Associate Professor of Film Scoring
Mark Suozzo is a Visiting Associate Professor of Film Scoring in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions. He received a Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music and a BA from Columbia University. Suozzo’s career has included work as a composer, guitarist, orchestrator and conductor. As a member of the vibrant New York independent film community, he has scored feature films and documentaries for award-winning filmmakers including Whit Stillman (Metropolitan), Shari Springer-Berman & Bob Pulcini (American Splendor, Nanny Diaries), Mary Harron (The Notorious Bettie Page), Jan Oxenberg, Josh Aronson (Sound & Fury) and Cynthia Wade. His work for television includes scores for the Hallmark Channel, HBO, and PBS’s American Experience, POV and Independent Lens. His original music has been performed at The Summer Olympics and The Goodwill Games. As an arranger, Suozzo’s work includes recordings for Creed, Aretha Franklin, Britney Spears, Vanessa Williams and Jaheim, His orchestrations for the New York Pops Orchestra over many Carnegie Hall seasons have featured soloists such as Judy Collins, Reba McIntyre, Bebe Neuwirth, Lillias White, Liz Calloway and Ann Hampton Calloway, and the Boys Choir of Harlem. Suozzo’s original works have been performed at major venues from Carnegie Hall to the Blue Note.