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Denise Barbarita

Denise Barbarita

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Denise Barbarita is a 3x Grammy award winning Engineer/Mixer based in NYC.
    She is the owner and head engineer of MONOLisa Studios.

    Over the past 20+ years, Denise has worked on a variety of music productions spanning many genres, working with independent artists and major clients alike.
    Her clients include Sony Masterworks, EMI, Koch Records, Nonesuch, Razor & Tie, Movers & Shakers, KonceptVR, and organizations such as The New York Film Academy.

    Denise also works with film producers and directors creating soundtracks (music composition, sound design, foley, ADR and mixing) for feature films, documentaries, trailers, and commercials.
    She has completed 6 feature films, 21 movie musicals, countless ads and PSAs,

    Recently, Denise completed 2 immersive projects in 2021 and hopes to continue mixing music and VR content using the ATMOS format.

    As a singer/songwriter, Denise released 4 albums independently from 2003-2010.
    Up until the opening of MONOLisa studios in 2013, she toured extensively throughout the US and Europe, and her music was placed in a variety of television shows, most notably, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Frontline, and The Young and the Restless.
    After a sizeable hiatus, Denise is currently working on a new acoustic album, and plans to release this work in 2023.

    Professional Experience

    • Broadway
    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Education
    • TV/Film

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • No

    Maestra Expertise

    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
    • Sound Designer/Composer
    • Music Producer/Record Producer
    • Recording Studio Engineer
    • Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)

    My Primary Instrument

    • Voice

    My Instruments

    • Guitar - acoustic
    • Voice

    Software

    • Logic
    • Pro-Tools

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • BMI
    • THE RECORDING ACADEMY