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Our Core Team

Dr. Ronald Sadoff

Dr. Ronald Sadoff is the Founder and Program Director of the Screen Scoring program. Dr. Sadoff is also the program advisor for graduate students and Ph.D. candidates. He works in establishing relationships across the university and within the industry. He invites guest artists from an esteemed network of film composers, music editors, film editors, and other film industry professionals. 

Mark Suozzo

Mark Suozzo is a music associate professor in Screen Scoring. Prof. Suozzo advises graduate Scoring students and coordinates our whole comprehensive orchestration curriculum. He is one of the producers and mentors of our recording sessions.

Irwin Fisch

Irwin Fisch is a music associate professor in Screen Scoring. Prof. Fisch advises graduate Scoring students and manages the program recording sessions including in-person recordings at NYU’s Dolan Studio as well as remote sessions with Musiversal. In addition to management, he also produces these sessions and mentors our composers. 

Dr. Sergi Casanelles

Dr. Sergi Casanelles is the Screen Scoring Program Manager. Dr. Casanelles advises undergraduate scoring students and Ph.D. candidates and oversees all program courses, collaborations, and opportunities. He also manages program curriculum development and the Screen Scoring Summer Workshops.

Hunter Hanson

Hunter Hanson is a music adjunct instructor and admin in Screen Scoring. Hanson works on our academic planning, supports the website and social media postings,  in addition to recording session music editing assistance. He is also the Music and the Moving Image Conference Coordinator and administers the Screen Scoring Summer Workshops.

Kat Vokes

Kat Vokes is a music adjunct instructor in Screen Scoring. She also provides music editing assistance for the program recording sessions and administers the internships course *need specific details.

Shruti Kumar

Shruti Kumar is a music adjunct instructor in Screen Scoring. Kumar manages and is currently expanding our partnerships for collaborations, concerts and recordings with organizations within and Universities outside of NYU.  

Stefan Thompson

Stefan Thompson is a music adjunct instructor assisting in our undergraduate advisement, summer workshops, and other academic related initiatives. 

Jackie Andresen

Jackie Andresen is a music adjunct instructor and admin in Screen Scoring that manages our social media, news, and alumni relations for the program. She also works along with Shruti, providing additional administrative support for our collaborations, and other program needs. 

Private Lessons

John Kaefer

Music Adjunct Faculty

jk179@nyu.edu

Ariel Marx

Music Adjunct Faculty

arm616@nyu.edu

Chris Hajian

Music Adjunct Faculty

ch144@nyu.edu

Peter Nashel

Music Adjunct Faculty

pn34@nyu.edu

Kat Vokes

Music Adjunct Faculty and Scoring Admin

kv867@nyu.edu

Hunter Hanson

Music Adjunct Faculty and Scoring Admin

hh1991@nyu.edu

Irwin Fisch

Music Associate Professor of Film Scoring

ilf3@nyu.edu

Mark Suozzo

Music Associate Professor of Film Scoring

mjs33@nyu.edu

Scoring Techniques and Technology

Sergi Casanelles

Program Manager for Screen Scoring, Faculty

sergi.casanelles@nyu.edu

Kat Vokes

Music Adjunct Faculty and Scoring Admin

kv867@nyu.edu

Hunter Hanson

Music Adjunct Faculty and Scoring Admin

hh1991@nyu.edu

Irwin Fisch

Music Associate Professor of Film Scoring

ilf3@nyu.edu

Chris Hajian

Music Adjunct Faculty

ch144@nyu.edu

Josué Vera

Music Adjunct Faculty

jva277@nyu.edu

Orchestration and Music Notation

Mark Suozzo

Music Associate Professor of Film Scoring

mjs33@nyu.edu

Film Music History, Analysis, Aesthetics, and Copyright

Sergi Casanelles

Program Manager for Screen Scoring, Faculty

sergi.casanelles@nyu.edu

Lawrence Ferrara

Professor of Music and Director Emeritus

lawrence.ferrara@nyu.edu

Ronald Sadoff

Associate Professor of Music and Music Education; Director/Founder of Screen Scoring

ron.sadoff@nyu.edu

Music Editing

Professional Seminars

Conducting

Additional Music Composition Faculty

Songwriting Faculty

Listing of full and part-time faculty in the Songwriting program

Concert Composition Faculty

Listing of full and part-time faculty in the Concert Composition program.