After graduating from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase in 2001, Michael ran his own Pro Tools recording studio as engineer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist. He later found his way to The Stephen Talkhouse where he has been Head Sound Engineer since 2006. In 2008, he began running freelance sound systems for private events in order to meet the audio needs in the local community. Michael received a Pro Tools operator certification in 2009. 2010 is when he began running sound for the concert series at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater. In 2017, he became a full time professor at Five Towns Music College, where he teaches Live Sound as well as several other audio production classes. The amount of clients and artists he has worked with is too long to list. It is very likely you or someone you know has been to performance he has mixed.
Guitarist, Head Sound Engineer at The Stephen Talkhouse
Live Sound Professor at Five Towns Music College.
Having a passionate love for music since an early age, Antonio studied guitar, piano, and cello. He was eager to create a career full of music after graduating High Schoo and engulfed himself in the local music and art community, as both performer and audience member. Antonio found his niche as a Live Audio Engineer in 2015 at The Velvet Lounge, working there until they closed their doors in 2022. In 2017 Antonio began working alongside Michael Mazzaraco and Hampton Sound, getting the opportunity to work with a wide range of bands, artists, and venues from the Hamptons to NYC that continues to expand today. Antonio strives to help others meet their Musical Performance/Event/Production goals with the professional and high quality experience that they deserve.
Moses Burdon has been in event production and the AV industry for over 25 years. Formerly a solutions architect at a prestigious home automation company in the Hamptons, custom solutions and meticulous attention to detail are at the core of his attributes. A maker, musician, and VJ by passion. Pro sound, event AV, network specialist and lighting designer by trade. Moses is constantly involved in large scale events nationwide and looks forward to bringing that experience to you.
Jesse has been studying audio for the past 8 years and working professionally in it for the past 5. With a background in recording, Jesse has engineered artists in multiple genres including Hip Hop, Grunge, Metal, Math Rock, Ambient and Folk. He has worked with Hampton Sound since 2020. His accomplishments include:
-winning First AND Second place in Audio Radio Production in New York State for SkillsUSA
-Certification in Audio Radio Production from ES Boces
-Bachelor's degree in Business with a minor in Audio Engineering
Mitch has been working with Hampton Sound since June of 2021. With a strong background in the devotional community, he was introduced to audio at his church at the early age of 10 yrs old! He has since had the opportunity to mix and work alongside a multitude of bands, production companies, churches, and schools, gaining the equivalent experience of a professional engineer at only 17 years old. Mitch specializes in front-of-house and monitor mixing, but is also proficient in production management, lighting design, and AVL integration. He looks forward to a career as a large scale tour manager.
Hunter is a young and motivated individual with a positive attitude and strong work ethic. With a background in working audio for local churches in his teenage years, Hunter followed his passion in audio to graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Five Towns Music College. He continues to grow his hands-on experience not only with Hampton Sound, but as a freelance engineer setting up and operating live sound equipment for corporate events of all sizes, as well as running FOH at concerts all throughout the New York City area. From the start of his career, Hunter has had an eager mindset to get the best results possible and takes pride in ensuring all events run as smooth as possible.
Oliver Roach Jr. is a bassist and professional live sound engineer who works at various locations around NYC and Long Island. He attended Five Towns College where he received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music and audio. Oliver specializes in live music, and has experience working in churches, theatrical productions, corporate events, and live broadcasts and aspires to be a touring FOH engineer.
Juliette Kealy is a 2022 Five Towns College graduate with a BFA in Film/Video. She has been a lighting programmer for the past 4 year. Past credits as electrician and programmer include A Streetcar Named Desire performed at the Tennessee Williams Festival in Provincetown, MA. She also programmed multiple shows at Five Towns College such as Hair, The Drowsy Chaperone, and Pippin. She recently worked on a lighting install at the Bronx Zoo for the dinosaurs in darkness exhibit. Juliette also has experience in concert lighting for live bands, as well as lighting operator on film sets.