Matteo Marciano

Assistant Program Head and Assistant Professor of Practice of Music Technology Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA Business Administration Bachelor from L.U.M.S.A. University in Rome, MMB Master Degree in Music Business from LUISS Business University of Rome

Research Areas: record production, sound mixing and engineering, music entertainment industry

Matteo Marciano is a New York City-based, originally from Rome, Multi-Platinum record producer, mixer, engineer, composer, and educator with over a decade of experience in the music entertainment. His work can be heard in movies, television shows and albums including the triple platinum single “Cups” with Anna Kendrick. Other credits include work for artists such as Idina Menzel, Lang Lang, 2Cellos, Chetty, Jacopo Volpe, Zosia Mamet, Brian Justin Crum, Astral Weeks, and in films such as Frozen, Fifty Shades of Grey, Pitch Perfect, John Wick, Despicable Me 2, Turbo, Alvin and the Chipmunks 1 and 2, The Duff, Horrible Bosses, and many others.

Matteo Marciano has had responsibilities in the creation and improvement of several academic programs in Music Production and Sound Engineering in Italy and in the US, including the Music Production and Sound Engineering Course of the Master of Music from LUISS University of Rome, where currently he holds the position of Associate Professor. Along with that, Matteo worked as adjunct professor at The Institute of Audio Research in New York City where he held a series of in-depth lectures and labs on advanced mixing techniques in a course called Technology of Mixing.

Matteo holds a BBA in Business Administration Bachelor from L.U.M.S.A. University in Rome, an MMB Master Degree in Music Business from LUISS Business University of Rome and his Audio Recording & Engineering diploma from N.E.R. Studios. Matteo Marciano is an AVID Certified Pro Tools Instructor and an active member of A.E.S. – Audio Engineering Society. He holds a Licensed Private Career School Teacher Certificate from The State Education Department from the University of The State of New York. 

In addition, to maintain an intense international career as a mixer engineer, producer, editor, and educator, he works as music composer for different Music Publishing companies, TV shows, feature films and commercials in all stages of production including automatic dialog replacement, sound design, surrounds mixing, and Foley recording.

At NYUAD, he serves as the Assistant Head of Music Program, and Assistant Professor of Practice of Music Technology while playing a seminal role in its development. He oversees the Recording Studio, the lab and acquisition of equipment to support the diverse range of musical activities; During the academic year of 2016-2017, he also developed a partnership with AVID Pro Tools, the world leading software in the television and video industry, to create television shows, feature films, and commercials.

Matteo Marciano was responsible for the creation of a Music Technology track creating and teaching courses such as Music Technology Fundamentals, Recording & Production Techniques, Fundamentals of Digital Audio – Pro Tools, Musical Acoustics, Mixing & Mastering. In research, Matteo Marciano’s interests lie in the Music Cognition and the impact that music mixing has on mental processes underlying musical behaviors and how emotions, environment, cognitive capacity, personality, individual differences, and other factors influence the way we perceive music. As well as the impact of technological advances on Music Mixing Techniques and Recording Technology.

Since coming to NYUAD, Matteo Marciano has been interested in engaging with the local music community and NYUAD community. He created the very first Battle of the Bands which became a way for NYUAD community students, faculty, and staff, to express their music in a competition which had as a final price the production of a four songs EP at NYUAD Recording Studio. With his immense passion for music, Matteo is dedicated to bring all his experience and audio engineering knowledge to his classes, helping his students to achieve their education and career goals for a brilliant future in the music entertainment.

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