CEO / SENIOR PRODUCER
Since the age of 5, Joey has been writing and performing on the stages of Carnegie Hall, CBGB’s, Gillette Stadium, & Barclays Center. His songs and productions have appeared on shows like “ 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. Joey achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Audio Recording Technology from Five Towns College and has crafted songs for Mountain Dew, Dunkin’ Donuts, and played over the airwaves of Z100, 95.5 PLJ, and Sirius Radio.
CEO / HEAD VOCAL COACH
With over two decades of experience in the music industry, Laura Monaco-Martino sees the business as an artist, songwriter, and music business insider. In her early career, she shared the stage with artists such as Lady Gaga, Lana Del Rey, and more.
Additionally, she is a certified music business professional and vocal styles specialist from Berklee College of Music.
Her songwriting catalog contains over 300 songs in various genres with placements on networks such as E!’s “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” “Chelsea Lately,” “America’s Got Talent,” the “Hallmark Channel,” Oxygen Network’s “Bad Girls Club,” and more. Laura has guided and written for artists who have gone on to tour the world and land on major playlists and iTunes Charts. She has scouted and developed artists on shows such as “American Idol,” “The Voice,” “X Factor,” andt“America’s Got Talent.”
Her strengths lie in coaching and inspiring artists to become confident and self-sufficient in the pursuit of their dreams. Laura continues to add many facets of positivity, creation, and art to her Emerging Talent brands. Together, along with her husband Joey Martino, they successfully opened ET Studio Productions in 2013, and have many plans for making a difference in the local youth and community. The recent launch of their integrative learning company ET Labz is only the beginning of the many opportunities underway.
STUDIO PROJECT MANAGER
Amanda has been in the professional entertainment industry since 18 years old. Some of her notable experiences include marketing and working red carpet events for several movie studios including Disney, Lionsgate, and SONY. She has also worked for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Wendy Williams Show, and was a Child Talent Assistant for Sesame Street. Amanda is also a recording artist and has her own music career. Amanda is the author and illustrator of two published children's books with three more on the way. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts from St. John's University, and a Master of Science in Media Management from Wager College. Amanda also founded and created St. John's University first ever multi-media program called "The Bolt". On her spare time she loves participating in all of the arts including painting, drawing, photography, and cinematography.
Gabriel “Saint Gabirel” Vaquez is a Studio production and assistant engineer at ET Studio Productions. He graduated at the top of his class from SAE Institute in New York City, and because of his extensive knowledge base and talent, is able to produce and assist on various genres of music. Gabriel’s love for music was conceived in 2009 as a student of the nationally recognized P.S 22 Chorus. The experiences and professionals he has met have molded his drive to pursue a career in musical production and engineering. Gabriel’s talents do not end with music production. His skillset extends into live sound, mixing, photography, and youth leadership. As an award winning YMCA counselor, he teaches children how to balance school work and fun by designing new kinesthetic activities. Gabe is continuously learning and striving to improve his skills on a technical level. His work ethic, creativity, and compassion for others is what sets him apart from others in his craft.
SOCIAL MEDIA TEAM
Angela Tinari started singing at a very young age and decided to take it seriously when she turned 14. She was brought to ET Studio Productions in the first few years we had opened. She took voice lessons every week and decided to add piano lessons to that weekly schedule. She fell in love with the simplicity of a 4-chord melody and began putting words to them. She took her love for music to college at SUNY Oneonta and majored in Music Industry. She later picked up Media Studies as a second major and starting interning with us as part of our Social Media team back in 2018. Today, she continues to write and record her own music as well as write with other aspiring artists here at ET. She also continues to serve as our Social Media and Creative Administrator. On her spare time, she loves to be in the gym, improving her strength.
Roseanna lives and breathes creating, connecting with people and their emotions, and all round performing. Music had a starring role in Roseanna’s life since childhood, performing, singing, and acting since she was four years old. With her first piano lesson at age 5, at age 15 Roseanna started writing her own music after teaching herself to play the guitar. At 18 she started teaching Singing and Piano and went on to study Classical Music at Royal Holloway, University in London, majoring in singing and performance.
Whilst studying she was also filming the Harry Potter film series, of which she has been in four, as well as featuring in Thor: The Dark World. She has four top 40 records at Billboard adult pop chart with family band The Rua spanning a total of 52 weeks, a featured EDM release with Ultra Music, and multiple songwriting credits to her name, Roseanna’s adaptable talent as a writer can be applied across all genres. She has recently been toplining for Sean Paul, Mark Benjamin, Sigala and Joel Corry.
She has shared the stage with many artists including Haim, Julia Michaels, JoJo, Wrabel, Train, LeAnneRimes, Goo Goo Dolls, The Plain White T’s, Michael Frantii, Rob Thomas, James Arthur and also recently Westlife for their Uk Arena Tour.
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, Joshua has played lead roles in various productions amongst his community and beyond including Carousel, Merrily We Roll Along, Les Misérables, and The Last Five Years, among others.
Josh 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 passion 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!
Recently named "The Best Musician on Staten Island" from the Staten Island Advance, award-winning contemporary crooner Charlie Romo is no stranger to Staten Island. A graduate of Wagner College, Charlie studied Music & Education, and is a classically-trained lyric baritone. Charlie is acknowledged on Staten Island and beyond for his avid passion for, and unique interpretation of recognizable standards of jazz and the Great American Songbook. Inspired by his favorite interpreters of classic American popular songs (Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Tony Bennett, Vic Damone, Dean Martin, Michael Bublé, etc.)—Charlie’s goal is to carry the torch of timeless music by reviving it in his own dynamic and refreshing way. The local entertainer turned nationwide sensation frequently performing in cities throughout the country, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Miami. In his hometown New York City, Charlie has headlined at Lincoln Center and Birdland Jazz Club, and he is the youngest member ever inducted into the iconic Friars Club. Performing classic hits as if they were brand new, Charlie’s high energy stage performances harken back to the greats, but ultimately, his performances set their own standard of excellence. As a teacher, Charlie enjoys making learning fun, and is passionate about helping students strengthen their singing and performance techniques. Charlie’s supportive and overall nurturing demeanor, and high expectations for all, is great for students at any level.
Brielle Von Hugel
Brielle’s dynamic, soulful, emotive voice and personality can be described as modern-day vintage. Performing since the age of 3, she became a finalist on season 11 of American Idol. This singer/songwriter mixes pop-edge with yesterday’s bluesy, smoky tones that command her audience to not just listen but to feel. Brielle brings refreshment back into pop music, where her singing takes center stage underlining her reputation among her contemporaries as a voice to be reckoned with. Brielle’s YouTube videos have amassed over 10 million views, reinforcing her popularity and mounting fan base. These videos, which showcase her myriad of talents, received spotlight attention from Billboard.com, Mashable, RyanSeacrest.com, Hollywood Gossip, Michael Bublé, Phillip Phillips and Haley Williams of Paramore. Her recent collaboration with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox has further gained her recognition and kudos from fans across the globe. Since her PMJ video debut in 2016, she’s toured over 12 countries with the group! Brielle’s music is a soul journey—through her work and everyday life she encourages her fans to be themselves and not to judge others.
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.
CONTENT MANAGER/ VOCAL COACH
Sara Damon can be described as an Indie-Pop singer/ songwriter with a large span of musical influences. The entertainment world has been a pivotal part of Sara’s young life, which extended into her high school years as a Musical Theater major at the Professional Performing Arts School in Manhattan, New York. Today she is a student at the City College of New York obtaining her Bachelor’s of Arts in Popular Music Studies. She has received private vocal training for 11 years, 7 of which were with ET Studio Productions. Her enthusiastic, passionate and willing personality allows her to connect with her students as she coaches them to properly use their voices.
Born with a natural stage presence, Isaiah Gattas started performing at an early age. Isaiah discovered his love for performing when accepted into the infamous P.S.22 chorus and quickly moved his way up into commercials with the television series “The Electric Company”. For years after Isaiah continued to be apart of local productions all the way until his senior year of high school when he played Usnavi at Port Richmond High School. During his performance, Isaiah was noticed from members of the musical theatre community who then gave him the opportunity to take Usnavi to the Broadway stage through the Schubert Foundations High School Theatre Festival. Isaiah’s powerful performance shined through and led him to get picked up by Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City. Isaiah played the lead Marco in their off-broadway production of Colored Lines in Manhattan, NY. During this time Isaiah received months of professional training from Roundabout Theatre Company on several acting and performance methods. Isaiah’s love and knowledge of performing went on to be used in the direction of Port Richmond High School’s theatre productions, music videos for local Staten Island talent and with artists from ET Studio Productions.