Sound Designer, Audio Engineer, and Composer at Helpful Goat Gaming                           April 2020 to Present

Compose incidental and theme music and sound design for the independent game design firm’s live streams, podcasts, and promotional materials, and serve as the dialogue editor and mastering engineer for the podcasts.

Studio Manager and Producer at SongBuilder Studios                                                       August 2019 to Present

Serve as a recording and mixing engineer, write and arrange parts for instrumentalists, and AV technician for live-streamed concerts and events. Produce sound design and music for podcasts and have recorded and produced several audiobooks, albums, and live concerts.

Studio Owner: Stephen J Antonelli

Freelance Podcast Producer, Dialogue Editor, and Sound Designer                                 August 2017 to Present

Produce several podcasts, audio dramas, and audiobooks for independent productions including The Podney Dangercast (2019), Somebody Killed Mom (2020), and The Poe Toaster Radio Show (2018).

Audio Post-production Intern at Studio Unknown                                             July 2019 to September 2019

Served a 100-hour internship at a film and media audio post-production studio where I worked with Studio Unknown staff to produce ADR, foley effects, field recordings, audiobooks, and sound design components.

Supervisor: Mandisa Henry, Kevin Hill

Assistant Manager, Game Lead, Game Master at Breakout Games                                 August 2016 to May 2020

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of escape games at Breakout Games in Columbia, MD. Also served as lobby host, greeting and checking-in guests as well as handling booking games. Part of the Leadership Team at the Columbia Branch and was responsible for training new employees.

Supervisor: Michael Makar

Assistant Director of Music                                                                                                           Fall 2015 to Present

Responsible for leading weekly rehearsals and worship services at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Millersville, MD. Run live sound for in-person and remote worship services and arrange works for chamber ensembles.

Supervisor: Ms. Karen Simpson


Bachelor of Arts in Music Technology                                                                                August 2017 to May 2020

Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where I studied under Dr Alan Wonneberger

Bachelor of Arts in Music Composition                                                                              August 2012 to May 2016
Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where I studied under Dr. Linda Dusman and Dr. Anna Rubin

Studied at the Conservatory G. Nicolini                                                                           January 2015 to June 2015

Attended a conservatory in Piacenza, Italy, where I studied music composition under Carlo Landini

Digital Competencies

Fluent with AVID Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Reason 6, Wwise, FMOD Studio, Sibelius 7, Izotope RX7 applications,  as well as the Adobe Creative Suite applications, primarily Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro

Notable Works and Credits 

Game Composer/Sound designer: Project Phantom (2018), Top Cop (2018), Trail of Tears (2017)
Podcasts: Dom&Dragons (2020), Goats&Dragons (2019), Somebody Killed Mom (2020), The Podney Dangercast (2019), The Poe Toaster Radio Show (2018)
Scores: Beasts of Burden, the theme for Dom&Dragons, Europa – piano trio, Nightfall in Lothlórien
Excerpts of recorded scores, credits, and audio demo reel can be found on my website at

Achievements and Recognitions

Composer Fellow for the 2019 9th cycle of the Gabreila Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music

American Prize Ernst Bacon Award Finalist, composition Nightfall in Lothlórien, 2016

UMBC Honored Member, “Class of 2016” website (

UMBC Fulbright Scholarship Nominee, 2016

2016 National Student Electronic Music Event, University of Oklahoma, composition Romani Lachrymose, for solo cello & live electronics, selected for performance

Linehan Artist Scholar (2012 – 2016)

Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society (2014 – 2016)

National Society of Collegiate Scholars Honors Society (2013 – 2016)

Accepted for the M.Phil Graduate programme, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Accepted into the Master of Music Design, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands


Dr. Linda Dusman – Department chair of Music at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (410) 455-2026 / (410) 455-5960
Michael Makar – Manager at Breakout Games (443) 896-4094
Stephen J Antonelli – SongBuilder Studios owner (443) 424-2287