Five Towns College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
Five Towns College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Program Advisory Committees

Audio Recording Technology 

Mike Alvarez, Lead Audio Engineer/Project Leader and Associate Audio Services Manager
Frost Productions
Matt Cooper, Audio Production Teacher
Milliken Tech Center
Nick D’Alessandro, Producer and Mixing Engineer
Mike Donohower, President
Techshop NY
Alex Fulton, Executive Music Producer
Storefront Music
Karl Groeger, President
Looney Tunes and Brookvale Records
Andrew Krivonos, Owner/Engineer
The Brewery Recording Studios (NY and LA)
Jared Tuttle, Mixer/Sound Designer/Composer
Definition 6
Grant Valentine, Staff Engineer
Sear Sound
Charles Wang, Music Performance and Production
Bayside High School


Brittney Holloway, Manager
Artist and Label Insights at Pandora
Craig Levy, Vice President, Managing Director
Sterling National Bank
Meaghan Lyons, VP A&R
Columbia Records
Jason Melzer, Studio Manager
Dream Recording Studios
Erin Nourijanian, Director of Marketing
Michele Rizzo, Center Director
Y Boulton Center
James Sajeva, Director of Music Technology Brands
Korg USA, Inc.


Gordon Arkenberg, Cinematographer/Researcher
IATSE Local 600
New York University
Saturday Night Live, NBC
Daniel Brooks, Sound Mixer/Audio Recordist
IATSE Local 52
Zachary Gobetz, Colorist/Editor
IATSE Local 600
Another Late Night Productions, Owner
John Marean, Cinematographer/Sound Recordist/ Education Technical Director
Intention Fims and Media
Long Island High School for the Arts
Marcel Morschhauser, Editor/Filmmaker
Freelance editor and producer for commercial photography and branded content for clients such as T&G Films Berlin, Capricci Films, WDR TV, Odigifilm, Experience One, Ogilvy & Mather, FCB New York, Mercedes Benz, SAP, Bosch, Postbank, Sal y Limon.
Anthony Savini, Filmmaker/Cinematographer
IATSE Local 60

Award winning filmmaker and cinematographer for fiction, documentaries and branded content and can be found on NBC, Food Network, Bravo, MTV, PBS, History Channel, Discovery, Discovery ID, BBC and many others. His corporate clients have included Verizon, Nike, Oath, Nokia, AARP, Princeton University, Human Rights Watch, and the Department of Defense. Anthony has worked with such noted documentarians as Ken Burns, Ric Burns and Academy Award winner, Bill Guttentag.

Ben Wolf, Cinematographer/Producer
Topiary Productions, Inc., Owner

Clients and collaborators include Citibank, Gary Hustwit, NYC Transit Authority, Whitney Museum, NYC Well PSAs, Stefan Sagmeister, Lily Baldwin, Sotheby’s, Knoll, and Yale Center for British Art.

Interactive Computer Graphics

Jared Bloom, Assistant Superintendent for Schools, Franklin South Huntington Union Free School District
Joanne Bloomfield, President, Boutique Advertising
Norm Levy, Design Consultant
Tracy Morris, Producer, CBS Sports
Micha Riss, President, Flying Machine
Philip Rugile, Human Capital Strategist
Anna Yoon Shin, Art Director
Paul Biedermann, Owner/Designer, re:Design
Linda Klahr, Owner/Designer, Content2Engage
Nick Sevaggio, CEO, Sego Solutions Web design
Ben D’Amprisi, Sales, Unity 3D
Scott Kraft, Web Designer
Peter Stein, Sales, Didit Advertising
Rob Urban, Head of Marketing, Henry Shine
Dayna Quinn, Community Development Specialist, Microsoft
Michael Krasowitz, Owner, Kraz Design

Liberal Arts

Dr. Douglas Howard, Chair of English
Dr. Elizabeth McCormick, Head of the Writing Center


Jeff Allegue, Artistic Director, Bass Player
Lisa Gary, Jazz/Pop Vocalist
Bill Heller, Keyboard
Jeffrey Lange, Saxophone, Woodwind Player

Music Education

Celeste Cruz, Music Teacher
B.F.A., C.W. Post
M.M., Five Towns College
Assistant Chairperson Uniondale Excellence through Equity in Education
Choir Director Uniondale Schools
Jason Giachetti, Music Teacher
B.M., SUNY Potsdam
M.M., Hofstra University
Band Director Huntington Schools
Co-Chair SCMEA All-County Day of Percussion
Rhonda Hurdle-TaylorAssistant Superintendent 
M.S., Brooklyn College
Uniondale Union Free School District Acting Superintendent 
Kelvin JenkinsDirector of Music
B.A., CUNY Brooklyn College
M.Ed., Cambridge College
Director of Fine Arts, Uniondale UFSD
Joseph Marro, Director of Music/Teacher
B.S., Hofstra University
M.Ed., Florida Gulf Coast University
Bradley Murphy, Director of Music
B.M.E., Hofstra University
M.A., Five Towns College
Fine Arts Director, Deer Park Schools
Hampton Music Educator Association Middle School Band Chairperson
Eric Reynolds, Director of Music
B.M., Boston University
M.M., Boston University
Director of Fine and Performing Arts, Huntington Union Free School District
Anthony Romeo, Music Teacher
B.S., Hofstra University
M.A, Hofstra University
D.M.A., Five Towns College
Chairperson of Music, Seaford Public Schools
Director of Bands, Seaford High School
Day of Percussion Chairman, NMEA
NYSSMA All-State Judge


Benny Sato Ambush, Director
M.F.A., Brown University
Freelance Professional Stage Director, former Artistic Director of Virginian Stage Company and Emerson College Stage. Currently teaching at Brookyln College BFA and MFA Program in Theatre.
Harriett Bass, Casting Director
Professional Casting Director for Broadway, off-Broadway, and Regional Theatres.
Joshua Brody, Director
M.F.A., University of California, San Diego
Freelance Professional Director of Off-Broadway and Regional Theatre. Recently directed at the Actors Theatre in Louisville.
Dale Brown, Casting Director
Professional Casting Director for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Regional Theatres.
Ingrid Sonnichsen, Emeritus
Head of Acting, Carnegie Mellon University, Emeritus, currently acting and directing at the Pittsburgh Public Playhouse.