School of Music Visiting Artist
Creative Tech Forum
In her 29 years at Telarc as Executive Vice President of Production, Elaine Martone built the finest audio production team in the industry, garnering praise for excellence in all major audio publications. Trained by industry icons and visionaries Robert Woods and Jack Renner, she led the Production Department of 12 highly motivated creative individuals who worked seamlessly to achieve the company’s goals and mission of audio excellence while adhering to the highest standards of integrity. As a world-class producer, she is a 5-time Grammy Award winner in both Classical and Jazz, an 11-time Grammy nominee. Elaine has served as producer on award-winning recordings of both classical and jazz, including those by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra with Robert Spano, Donald Runnicles, Yoel Levi, and Robert Shaw, The Cleveland Orchestra with Franz Welser-Möst, the Philharmonia Orchestra with Benjamin Zander, Empire Brass Quintet, classical guitarist David Russell, and jazz greats Geri Allen, Ray Brown, Ann Hampton Callaway, Michel Camilo, Oscar Peterson, Tierney Sutton, and McCoy Tyner to name a few. Elaine was Executive Producer for Spring for Music, Festival Producer for the world-renowned Ojai Music Festival, and Lab Director for the innovative Blackbird Creative Lab.