Tom Rosato, has been working as a professional music producer and engineer for over ten years. He has extensive experience in tracking, mixing, mastering, and live sound.
Tom has worked with countless industry professionals and artists, including: Diana Ross, Tony Bennett, Andrew Bird, Kris Kristofferson, Greg Allman, Chris Cornell, Pete Seeger, Chris Baron, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Abercrombie Trio, Silas Brown, The West Point Big Band, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Julio Iglesias, and The Black Crowes.
He has worked in renowned recording studios throughout New York State including Nevessa Production, Allaire Studios, Sonart Recording Studio, Dreamland Recording Studios and Jersville Studios. He is also the live mix engineer at the Bardavon Theater, Ulster Performing Arts Center, The Ritz Theater, and the Marbletown Multi-Arts Center.
He received his master's degree in studio composition from Purchase College. Tom also produces, arranges, and co-writes for many artists.
Evan Feist produces, manages, promotes, writes, and arranges music. As general manager for Stacks of Wax, Evan pioneered a unique method of viral marketing through social networking sites that guarantees results.
He has taught a cappella, vocal percussion, composition, and improv workshops throughout the New York tri-state area, and his arrangements and compositions are performed throughout the world. He is in demand as a private vocal coach and several of his students have appeared on American Idol, Glee, The Voice, and The Sing Off.
Evan is a founding faculty member of the country's only summer composing and improv chorus for high school students. He serves as lead instructor at the Purchase College Conservatory Summer Program.
He received two master's degrees in music from Columbia University's Teachers College and is an alumnus of the renowned Conservatory of Music at Purchase College. He continues to teach private studio lessons at both institutions.
Andrew Fox is a producer, composer, orchestrator, and songwriter working in film, theater, and music.
He most recently served as the musical coordinator for the North American premier of Stephen Schwartz's My Fairytale. His arrangements and orchestrations have appeared in several musicals and straight plays, including Roads Courageous and Edges. He won "Outstanding Orchestration" for his work on the production of Foreverman at the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival.
His film music includes the original score to the short film Dream Lover, original songs for Solomon Grundy: Born on a Monday, and the arrangements for Thunderstruck (An AC/DC Movie Musical).
He scored two films for Arcadia Creative, both of which went on to win awards in local festivals: the 2009 Brooklyn Film Race Audience Choice Award for the musical short Cheap Shots, and seven awards from the 3-Cubed Film Festival for One More Time.
Andrew is a founding faculty member of Purchase College's songwriting and teen voices precollege programs and also holds a degree in Studio Composition from Purchase College's Music Conservatory.
Dave Strumfeld is a song doctor, arranger, and session musician with Stacks of Wax Production.
Dave was a featured bass player alongside Bernie Williams on the NBC television show, This Week In Baseball.
Dave teaches guitar, piano, songwriting, and music theory privately. He is also a founding faculty member of Purchase College's songwriting pre-college program.
He holds a master's degree in music from Purchase College's renowned Music Conservatory. Dave plays a variety of instruments, and he can arrange for any and all of your needs.
Dave believes well-written songs will create an arc melodically, just as lyrics do. He will help expand key themes and hooks to create memorable music. He can mold your motifs and ideas into cohesive melodic lines, and arrange them into one musical statement. He also knows collaboration is key to a successful song, and will give his perspective, as a songwriter, to make your vision come to fruition.
Mikhail Pivovarov is a Stacks of Wax engineer who has contributed his talents to several Grammy nominated projects.
For four years Mikhail has worked at one of Stacks of Wax's four home studios - the Carriage House - as the house engineer and occasional producer. While mixing, Mikhail blends together analog and digital, combining the best of both traditional and more modern techniques.
Mikhail also freelances as a recording and mixing engineer, mastering engineer, producer, and bass player.
A native of Moscow, Russia, Mikhail graduated magna cum laude from the studio production department at Purchase College, where he also worked maintaining their studios.
Mikhail has worked with other noted artists including Diana Ross, Johnny Winter, Esperanza Spaulding, Dave Brubeck, Mike Stern, Warren Waynes (of Government Mule), and many more.
Anna is the communications director for Stacks of Wax, handling press kits, social media, website writing, and all things public relations.
Anna graduated summa cum laude from Purchase College with a degree in journalism. She is a professional reporter, writer and photographer in the New York metro area.