With over two decades of experience in the music industry, Laura Monaco-Martino sees the business as an artist, songwriter, and music business insider, She is also a certified Music Business and Vocal Styles Professional from Berklee College of Music. Her songs have been featured on E!’s “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” “Chelsea Lately,” “America’s Got Talent,” the “Hallmark Channel,” and Oxygen Network’s “Bad Girls Club.” She has written for and guided artists who have gone on to tour the world, landed on major Spotify playlists, and have appeared on shows such as “American Idol,” “The Voice,” “X Factor,” and more!
Joey has been writing and performing since the age of 5, on the stages of Carnegie Hall, CBGB’s, Gillette Stadium, & Barclays Center. His songs and productions have appeared on” Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” “Chelsea Lately,” “America’s Got Talent,” FOX’s “Good Day New York,” “NBC’s Today Show” and Oxygen Network’s “Bad Girls Club”.
In 2007, Joey met his wife and musical partner Laura Monaco and together they formed ET Studio Productions & TE Music Group, two thriving music production companies that focus on artist development & collaborative songwriting. He has a Bachelors Degree in Audio Recording Technology from Five Towns College. They have crafted songs for Mountain Dew, Dunkin’ Donuts, and played over the airwaves of Z100, 95.5 PLJ, and Sirius Radio.
Joshua Sottile is a versatile artist, actor, and multi-instrumentalist. For seventeen years, he has studied sight reading, music transcription, theory, and piano technique in various styles. As a graduate of Wagner College’s theatre program, he played lead roles in many productions in his community and beyond including Carousel, Merrily We Roll Along, Les Misérables, and The Last Five Years among, others.
He was a member of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s 2016-2017 Season, performing in and understudying for eight productions including Duncan Sheik and Nell Benjamin’s new musical, Because of Winn-Dixie. Now a member of Actor’s Equity Association, Josh is in the fray of the New York theatre scene. His passions for growth, storytelling, and honing his skills have pushed him to form an acting troupe with some peers, working in various venues including the United Palace Theater. Josh is extremely passionate about pursuing a career in the arts, and helping others achieve their goals in the field!
Michael Cortes began singing as a young child in various plays, choirs, and workshops, and at ten years old, bean taking consistent private vocal instruction. Shortly after, he was introduced to recording software and has been writing, recording, and producing music ever since.
He formally began his music career creating original songs for popular TV shows such as, The Real Housewives, Toddlers and Tiaras, and The A-List: Dallas, to name a few.
In 2012 he signed with boutique publishing house, Run Music Group (Leona Lewis, Chainsmokers, Big Time Rush) and began working as a full time singer, songwriter, and producer out of one of Manhattans’ busiest studios, Engine Room Audio. Around this time he also met multi-faceted producer J Chris Griffin (Madonna, John Legend, Kanye West, Missy Elliot) and began working for his vocal instruction school, Pop Vocal Artists. Under his mentorship, Michael gained a large array of skills as an instructor for voice, songwriting, mixing, and music theory.
Susan started performing in clubs and coffee houses with her first band Paige 23 over 15 years ago. Paige 23’s first album, “Let Yourself Fall,” was released under ACM Records in 2002. Songs from the album were featured on shows such as “Ed” and “Medium,” and in 1996 Susan won a college scholarship for her song “Run Run (Too Far From Me).” In 2005, the band independently released their second album, “In Retrospect,” and decided to split shortly after. The album was re-released under ACM Records in 2012.
Susan released her solo effort in 2009, "Wine and Cigarettes," re-released by ACM Records as "Jones for This" in 2012. It received high accolades from e-zines, blogs, and magazines.
Currently, Susan runs social media campaigns for ET Studio Productions. She believes highly in ET Studio Productions' vision and wants to announce it to as many people on the Web as possible!
Jes Hudak is best known for her formidable songwriting and live performance on Bravo’s “Platinum Hit”, where she placed 2nd and received guidance from Kara DioGuardi, Jewel, & Ryan Tedder. Since then she has collaborated with hip-hop artists Wax and Freddie Gibbs, sung backup for Enrique Iglesias and achieved a Gold Single in Australia for the song “Different Worlds.”. Jes is an accomplished pianist & vocalist who has been featured in national commercials and performs regularly in New York City. She has always had a passion for teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge and experience of the music industry with aspiring artists and performers.