Valencia Alumnotes

Class of 2013

David Antolín ‘13 (scoring for film, television and video games) of Valencia, Spain, is writing music for the stage, multimedia projects, advertising, and a Spanish TV comedy series. Antolín recently won a competition to compose an anthem for the Spanish National Police Corps. www.dantolin.com.

Maria Grigoryeva ’13 (SFTV), of St. Petersburg, Russia, is working as an online session violinist and violist and arranger and producer for string sessions. She has recorded more than 1,500 tracks for clients worldwide. Last year she performed the whole string section for the animated movie score Howard Lovecraft & the Undersea Kingdom for composer by George Streicher. Visit airgigs.com/user/mariagrig.

Class of 2015

Louis Pratt ’15 (global entertainment and music business) recently relocated to Sunnyvale, CA, from New York City to join a stealth-mode startup as a multifaceted business team member. Pratt formerly worked with clients in music, technology, and the nonprofit sector with his agency Discovered Attack.

Cinnamon Denise ‘15 (music production, technology, and innovation) of Atlanta, GA, has worked as a freelance vocalist and songwriter for producers in Spain, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Holland. She is currently assisting with the 2018 launch of the I Am Free Music Festival in Atlanta, GA. Visit cinnamondenise.com.

Ana Kasrashvili, ’15 (SFTV) of Rustavi, Georgia, participated in the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop with Richard Bellis in Los Angeles and recorded a cue on the 20th Century Fox Newman Scoring Stage.

Guitarist and composer Jacopo Mezzanotti ’15 (contemporary performance) of Valencia, Spain, produced the event “Las Nuevas Noches del Oceanogràfic” at Oceanografic, Valencia. The multimedia show synchronized his orchestral score with a live dolphin show. Mezzanotti is creating a web platform for advanced guitar education and performing with violinist Federico Nathan.