Executive Director, Ann Lathan Kerzner: Ann has a Ph.D. in Music from the University of Pennsylvania. Her training and experience ranges from arts administration (BS concentration, State University of New York) and band management to recording studio work and marketing (with a particular penchant for branding and marketing strategy). As a composer she has received myriad grants and commissions. As a recording engineer and production assistant she has worked with The Band, Living Color, Deep Purple, Jeffrey Gaines and more. She has coordinated numerous music marketing campaigns including assisting in grant writing for SBO, the Sid Bernstein Organization (famed Beatles Promoter). As an artist representative she has coordinated band photoshoots, supervised direct mail and e-marketing campaigns, directed branding/corporate identity work, served as an agent-artist liaison, and managed music licensing.
Music Engineer and Developer: David Kerzner has 30 years of recording experience. The recipient of numerous grants including the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Inc., David holds a MS in Computer Aided Compositions and a BS in Sound Recording Technology from the State University of NY College at Fredonia. His recordings of latin jazz, salsa, world music, hip hop/rap, rock, and classical music have been featured on many independent labels as well as Crystal Records, Albany Records, Capstone Records, Conawango, and Pyramid Records, among others. He has lectured frequently on music business and audio recording at numerous Universities and currently directs the Sound Engineering Arts program at William Paterson University. He is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers and Audio Engineering Society. As a photographer and graphic designer his work has been published by Hal Leonard and Harper Publishing. He heads the development team at Jonas Music Services.
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Marketing Coordinator & Music Writer, Alison Lauth: A classically trained pianist and jazz singer, Alison has a B.M. in Music Management from William Paterson University. Her extensive music business experience includes work in the A&R Department at RCA Records where she worked closely with top executives developing press kits for numerous artists, including Christina Aguilera and the Verve Pipe. As a recording engineer in Manhattan Alison has worked with jazz recording legends like Ron Carter, Rufus Reid, and Clark Terry, as well as myriad hip-hop artists, including Faith Evans, Aaliyah, and P Diddy. As a music journalist she has garnered interviews with the biggest names in the musical world, writing for the Aquarian Weekly and Steppin’ Out Magazine. In fact, Alison has over 300 music features to her credit. She is currently writing a nonfiction book documenting her studio experiences, entitled "The Reel World: NYC".
Graphic/Web Designer, Katherine Arline. Katherine has over 15 years of experience designing books, magazines, promotional materials and websites for clients in the U.S. and Europe. She is the founder of Wind River Press, publisher of The Paumanok Review, Critique Magazine, and selected full-length and chapbook serials in print and electronic formats. Critiques On Writing edition has included contributions by Pulitzer Prize and Newbury Award winners, U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, and best-selling authors including David Baldacci, Margaret George, Clive Barker, and Homer Hickam. In the past two years she has focused on standards-based web design that promotes dynamic accessibility and usability. Outside of work, she spends a questionable portion of her earnings expanding her CD and LP collection and on the latest and most important bits of carbon fiber excess for her road bike. Sometimes she even rides it.
Programmer, Andrew Bedi. Andrew is our resident PHP expert. He has worked on a number of PHP frameworks like CakePHP, Codeigniter, Yii , CMS systems like Wordpress and Joomla, shopping carts like Zencart and Magento and Core PHP web APIs and Applications. He has also worked extensively with web-based standard Api's like Facebook, Twitter and payment gateway API's like PayPal and Authorize.net and Rest and SOAP APIs for iOS and Android Apps. He joined us after completing his Master’s in Computer Applications and has over 7 years’ experience in the PHP arena.