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Lemon Shark Productions began in 2006 as a fully equipped music house led by award winning composer
Michelangelo Sosnowitz (Mike).
Chances are, you may have already heard Michelangelo Sosnowitz's music in the form of a background score, commercial music, teaser or pop song.
Michelangelo wrote the teaser music to HBO's Generation Kill and the opening theme music to The History Channel show Battles BC. He was the composer for the award winning Colin Quinn comedy series Cop Show and provided music for several TV shows including The Late Show with James Corden and CBS This Morning. His feature film scores include the Dan Fogler directorial debut Hysterical Psycho, the Deborah Kampmeier films SPLiT and Tape, the Allie Dvorin film A Novel Romance (winner of the New York International Film Festival), the Deborah Twiss Film Sapiosexual and Julia Verdin's films The Lost Girls and Maya.
Along with film and television music, Michelangelo has written commercial music for Animal Planet, Chiller Network, Garnier Fructis, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, SK Energy Drink, Bare Minerals and many more, including several commercials for NYU Hospital and Winthrop Hospital. Michelangelo created logo themes and background music for Deadline Hollywood, ENTV, PMC Studios, BlackTree Media, Hollywood Life and BGR. Michelangelo has written music for Off-Off Broadway Theater (where he began his career) and Off-Broadway Theater including two Original Off-Broadway Musicals (Crazy Head Space and Love in the Middle Ages) and an Original Ballet (Petrouchka) performed at The Duke Theater on 42nd Street. He has won awards for original music in film and theater including two Best Score awards at the First Run Film Festival and Best Score at the Midtown International Theater Festival.
Michelangelo is also a prolific recording artist, writing and producing albums and songs for several artists across different styles of music. He has placed songs high on the CMJ charts as well as satellite, domestic and internet radio. Many of his artists' tracks of been licensed for film and television, including national commercials and online media.
Michelangelo (Mike) grew up in Westport, CT and began with piano lessons at the age of 5. As a child, his world became music and the piano until he was a teenager and then it was keyboards and recording. His first published music happened as a high school student for a PBS special called 'Oysters in the Long Island Sound'. As a Junior, he won the Connecticut Songwriting Competition.
Michelangelo would go on to NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where he fell in love with film and theater scoring. He wrote music for numerous plays performed at the Stella Adler Conservatory (often performing live alongside of the actors) as well as student films from NYU's Tisch Film School. He studied film scoring with Ron Sadoff.