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Katherine Marie Cartusciello

Katherine Marie Cartusciello

Biography

Kat Cartusciello is an NYC-based composer, sound-designer (+10 years experience), and musician (violin, clarinet, e-bass, and piano). She received her MFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts in May 2021, and her BA in music from Columbia University graduating with departmental honors. She is the recipient of the Max Dreyfus ASCAP award and the Betty Green Fischoff Troupers Scholarship. Kat scored the short-film Heirloom (Monmouth Film Festival, LA Independent Women’s Film Awards, Toronto International Women’s Film Festival, and an Honorable Mention from the Berlin Indie Film Festival). Other credits include Village Song (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater); Walks of Life, (Blindspot Collective/La Jolla Playhouse); Lottery Ticket, a musical podcast for The Latest Draft; and chamber pieces for TAK Ensemble, Counter)Induction, and Daedalus Quartet.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Music Producer/Record Producer
  • Recording Studio Engineer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Home Studio Whiz
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Electric Bass

My Instruments

  • Bass - electric
  • Clarinet
  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Violin
  • Violin - fiddle
  • Voice
  • Other
  • Bb Clarinet, Jaw Harp, Violin, Piano

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • Pro-Tools
  • Sibelius
  • QLab
  • Other

Affiliations

  • BMI

Pronouns

  • She/Her