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Josué Vera

Josué Vera

Music Adjunct Faculty

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Josué Vera is a Puerto Rican multimedia composer based in New York City. His multifaceted body of work supports and highlights the narrative structures of various mediums, including but not limited to film, podcast, and video games.

Vera has composed the soundtrack to multiple award-winning films that have been presented in festivals such as Female Eye Film Festival, International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival, Apex Film Festival, and DOC NYC. His music has premiered on services such as Amazon and Alaska Airlines. One of the latest films he’s scored, “Esmeralda”, is a semifinalist for the Student Academy Awards. He was part of the SCL New York Mentor Program.

Josué has worked as a volunteer in GameSoundCon, the leading conference dedicated to video game music and sound production. He’s also worked as a Conference Associate in Game Developers Conference, the game industry's premier professional event for developers of all disciplines. Josué is a co-founder and Creative Director of Trivium Studios LLC, a Puerto Rican company dedicated to creating learning opportunities where local talents can expand and develop their knowledge and skills to stand at the forefront of music for media in Puerto Rico. Under this, he’s taken part in producing and organizing events such as Video Game Music Con - Puerto Rico. This 2-day conference event held in the island is entirely focused around music and audio for video games. It features composer Tom Salta (Deathloop, PUBG) talking about his craft, as well as multiple local organizations from the island's video game industry.

Josué holds a Master's degree in Screen Scoring from NYU Steinhardt and a BM in Music Composition from the Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico.

Currently teaching:

MPATC-GE 2041: Scoring Techniques: Video Games


Screen Scoring

Learn to write music for today’s media industry through rigorous course work, collaborations with schools throughout NYU, and recording opportunities.

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