Sam Stauff is the studio manager, audio engineer and adjunct professor for Mercy College’s Music Industry and Technology 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 of Taking Back Sunday, Darlene Love, Jim Steinman of Meatloaf, Tech N9ne, Deadhorse, 107.1 Peak Performances with 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 among many other artists.
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.
His work has been featured in films such as, Broken Roads and Wombs Discovering the Next Dimension.
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.
Sam featured in Electronic Musician Magazine - Click Image For Link.
Sam is currently working as a freelance audio engineer with Port City Recording, as well as the Studio Manager, Audio Engineer and Adjunct Professor at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Sam is a Composer and plays live with Wess Meets West.
Sam has been very fortunate to work with many notable artists:
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 - Steve Margoshes (The Hamilton Face Band, Fame) - Darlene Love - Rob Evan (Trans Siberian Orchestra) - Steven Rinkoff (Grammy Award Winning Engineer/Mixer) - Jim Steinman (Meatloaf) - Steven Cooper - Tech N9ne - True Apothecary – JCA - A Paper Tugboat - Files and Fires - My Holy Ghost - John Patitucci - Lynette Washington - Dennis Bell - Du Yun (Pulitzer Prize Winner) – Shahzia Sikander (5.1 Surround Mixing) - Randy Jenkins - Darius Woodley II (Drummer For 50 Cent) - Cassandra O'Neal (Keyboards for Prince) – Sainte Vie - Deadhorse - Lowercase Noises - Sam Derosa - Milton Vann - Dr. Kevin Bond – Paul Steinman - Joel Thome and The Orchestra of Our Time - Hartly - Cometa - Ports of Spain - Kyle McEvoy - The Royal Guard - Nate Flaks (The First Law) - Robert Porembski (Universal Recording Artist) - Wess Meets West – Live Sound for The Arts Westchester, Mercy College, SUNY Purchase, Sam has had his music in features films Broken Roads (Directed by Justin Chambers) and Wombs Discovering the Next Dimension (Directed by Cliff Paris) as well as on ESPN - Designed Recording Studios and Electronic music labs for Mercy College.
Mercy College Class of 2009 – Music Industry and Technology, Graduate with Honors
SUNY Purchase Class of 2013 - MM, Studio Composition, Graduate with Honors
Mercy College MTEC Recording Studio Manager 2008-Present
NBC Rio Olympics Audio Mixing Basketball Speciality Channel 2016
Live Tech for Blue Oyster Cult 2012-2015
Adjunct Professor at Mercy College – Electronic Music 1&2, Audio Production 1&2 2014,
Live Sound and Location Recording 2015 & 2016, Electronic Music Production 1 2015
Live Sound at The Westchester Arts Council in White Plains NY 2008-2014
Mercy College Summer Program, Teaching Recording 2010
Substitute/ Teachers assistant at Mercy and Purchase College 2011-2013