Monk Music Studios


Cynthia Daniels

Cynthia's career has led her around the world, initially specializing in orchestral pop from Big Band Jazz to Broadway, and then crossing over into producing records for young and seasoned artists in the rock, country, and folk-rock world. In 2002 she won a Grammy Award for recording and mixing The Producers. In 2007 she won an Emmy for composition and music supervision on the longest running daytime series "Guiding Light". And in 2011 she garnered another Grammy for her work on the "Julie Andrews Collection" CD.

Over the last two decades, Cynthia has recorded and mixed and/or produced hundreds of large-scale productions in New York City such Barbara Cook at the Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, the majority of the City Center's Encore Series' CDs, and over 100 Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Her work took her to London where she recorded the London Symphony Orchestra with Chaka Khan on her Classikhan CD and concerts at Sadler's Wells Theatre.

Cynthia has also worked extensively in television and film contributing to thousands of projects and working with many renowned actors such as Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Blythe Danner, Liev Schreiber, Chris Bauer and Sarah Jessica Parker. She produced the music and mixed for Ted Turner's mini-series "Avoiding Armageddon" a 4 part documentary on PBS; she's recorded and mixed major themes for television including World News Tonight, 20/20 and a remix of ABC Wide World of Sports, and supervised/mixed the post-production for countless feature film promos for VH-1 and MTV.

With a studio in East Hampton since 1998, Cynthia has become an avid supporter of the music and arts community on the East End. She produces and hosts "MonkMusic Radio" featuring recorded concert specials as well as in-depth interviews highlighting the stories and music of local artists.  The show is broadcast on WPPB FM, the local NPR station.

In August 2011, Cynthia opened the East End's first world-class recording studio designed by renowned architect John Storyk. Cynthia still splits her time between East Hampton, where she owns, and serves as chief engineer at, MonkMusic Studios, and Manhattan, where orchestras come together for live large-studio work in Broadway and film.

recording & mixing | composing & arranging | production | ADR | voice-to-picture | sound design | audio post-production | live recording

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