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Joey Martino

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.

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Laura Monaco

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.

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Brian Licata

PARTNER/BUSINESS STRATEGIST

Brian has over 20 years of experience in strategic planning for nonprofit and for-profit businesses, with the goal of helping serious business owners generate more clients, close more sales and increase their overall revenue and profits, quickly and inexpensively.

 

Brian specializes in creating structure, lead generation, joint ventures, and evaluating the marketing for small business owners. Over the years, he's developed a keen understanding of the complex issues facing small business owners in the type of volatile economy we have today. His experience has helped him develop the skills to quickly and effectively teach business owners how to successfully apply the right strategies in the right order that allows them to grow their business to its maximum capacity.
 

Brian's team has spent more than 10 years and $2 million dollars developing the world’s first E-Learning Marketing System – currently being used by more than 5000 small business clients in 50 countries around the world to grow their business to multimillion-dollar status and beyond. It’s considered by many of the world’s top business professionals to be the most powerful client attraction program available anywhere today.
 

Brian has a special talent for helping business owners create competition-crushing marketing. He begins this process by exposing the flaws in marketing that almost all small business owners fall prey to and explain why these flaws are stifling the growth of all business owners today. In addition, his team has developed numerous training programs for business owners who prefer a do-it-yourself model. Each video lesson provides a step-by-step approach that enables any business to instantly produce more leads, close more sales, and see a dramatic increase in revenue and profits.
 

Brian's Business Growth model is perfectly positioned to help business owners realize their dream of creating their own multimillion-dollar business that feeds their passion to achieve personal, financial, and professional freedom.

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Amanda Ferra

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 Wagner 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.

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Gabe Vasquez

JUNIOR PRODUCER

Gabriel “Saint Gabriel” Vasquez 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.

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Angela Tinari

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.

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Josh Sottile

PIANO COACH

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!

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Sara Damon

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.

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Brielle Von Hugel

VOCAL COACH

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. 

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Roseanna Brown

VOCAL COACH

Roseanna is a vocal & artist development coach & singer, songwriter, performer from the UK. She is the former lead singer of Irish band The Rua. She has had 4 top 40 songs in Billboard Adult Pop Chart and at radio in the USA spanning 53 weeks. She has shared the stage with many artists including LeAnne Rimes, GooGoo Dolls, Train, Plain White T’s, Rob Thomas, James Arthur and was also the main support for Westlife on their UK Arena Tour. She performed for Former Vice President Al Gore multiple times and most recently performed at the Isle of Wight festival. 

Roseanna has multiple songwriting credits to her name across genres from pop, folk /country, r&b to EDM. She most recently had two releases with The Disco Fries & Lena Leon and Marc Benjamin and is also working on multiple sync projects with STX, CW Network and Netflix. In December 2020 her song “Kingdom” was placed by STX as the end title of the Michael Bay-produced, ‘Songbird’. 

She has worked with and continues to work with creatives such as Lena Leon, JAX, Allie Crystal, Felix Snow, Stavros, Lost Boy, Eddie Benjamin, Katy Tiz, Marc Benjamin, Robin Schulz, House of Wolf, Julia Gargano, Lesley Roy, Nick Southwood, Zach Myers (Shinedown), Michael Franti & Spearhead and Madison Watkins 

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Isaiah Gattas

PERFORMANCE COACH

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.