Sam Stauff is the studio manager and adjunct professor for Mercy College’s Music Production and Recording Arts Program. 

Stauff also works as a freelance audio engineer with Port City Recording. He has worked with Bernie Williams of the New York Yankees - John Nolan (Taking Back Sunday) - Blue Oyster Cult - The Peak 107.1 Peak Performances w/ Portugal. The Man, The Struts, Barns Courtney, LP, Band of Horses, LoLo, The Alternate Routes, Bobby Bazini, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Dispatch, Tom Walker, Amy Shark, Middle Kids, BØRNS, Morgan Saint, The Record Company, Leon Bridges, Jacob Banks, Dermot Kennedy, Briston Maroney, Adia Victoria, Sam Fender, Bailen, Matt Nathanson, Smith & Thell, Black Pumas, Devon Gilfillian, Angie McMahon, The New Pornographers, Michael Kiwanuka, Illiterate Light Steve Margoshes (The Hamilton Face Band, Fame) - Allen StoneMaddie Poppe - Kyla Jade - Darlene LoveRob Evan (Trans Siberian Orchestra) - Steven Rinkoff (Grammy Award Winning Engineer) - Jim Steinman (Meatloaf) - Richie Castellano - Marc McClusky - Tech N9ne John Patitucci Dennis Bell Du Yun (Pulitzer Prize Winner) – Shahzia SikanderRandy Jenkins - Darius Woodley II (Drummer For 50 Cent) – Sainte VieDeadhorse - Lowercase Noises - Milton Vann - Joel Thome and The Orchestra of Our Time - Hartly - Ports of Spain - Kyle McEvoy - Nate Flaks (The First Law) - American Pinup - Shakeout - Wess Meets West

Stauff also composes music and plays live with Wess Meets West, who have been featured in Paste Magazine, Electronic Musician magazine, Premier Guitar magazine, NPR Morning Edition, CBS, Wrangler, ESPN's X-Games and most recently, Spotify's Deep Focus Playlist which has over four million plays. His band has been labeled as a Top Ten Bands from CT You Need to Know and a Top Up-And-Coming Connecticut Bands to Check out in 2016.

Stauff worked the 2016 Rio Olympics at NBC mixing audio for the Basketball Speciality channel. 

He worked as a live technician and monitor engineer for Blue Oyster Cult for four years. 

Stauff has a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Industry and Technology from Mercy College and a Master of Music in Studio Composition from SUNY Purchase.


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Video by Nick Robinson https://slightlyawake.com/

Wess Meets West perform on Audiotree Live, June 22, 2016. 

Sam Stauff PB Engineer for Allen Stone 2018 Special Olympics USA Games Opening Ceremony

LOLO | "Not Gonna Let You Walk Away" | Peak Performance at Mercy College Studios October 3, 2016

The Alternate Routes recorded 11/15/16 at Mercy College Studios in Dobbs Ferry, NY.

Lowercase Noises live at Mercy College

Recorded live on November 1, 2017 at the Mercy College Recording Studios in Dobbs Ferry, NY as part of The Slow Spaces Tour with Lowercase Noises. Special thanks to Sam Stauff (Studio Manager/ Adjunct Professor at Mercy College) who recorded this audio & hosted the evening.

The Peg Heads - Mixed audio

Mixed by Sam Stauff

Sonic spirals, echoes, loops and intersecting arpeggiations performed live, in 3D surround at the Mercy College Recording Studio. Enjoy! - Recorded by Sam Stauff

Audio Recorded by Sam Stauff

Mercy College

Darius Woodley (Drummer - 50 Cent) - Dirty Money Drum Cover - Recorded by Sam Stauff