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 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 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 is a music adjunct instructor and admin in Screen Scoring. Hanson manages social media, news, and alumni relations for the program 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 is a music adjunct instructor and admin in Screen Scoring. Vokes manages collaborations with all our partner schools, concerts, and opportunities for students in the Scoring program. She also provides music editing assistance for the program recording sessions and administers the Screen Scoring Summer Workshops.
Scoring Techniques and Technology
Orchestration and Music Notation
Film Music History, Analysis, Aesthetics, and Copyright
Staff and Administrators
Additional Music Composition 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.