Martina Albano is an Italian Mastering Engineer and health professional based in Atlanta, GA. She worked on 1000+ songs for independent artists and record labels in the USA, Europe, Australia, and Asia (Ro James, Cassie, Jade Novah, Young Greatness).
She served as both Vice President (2020-2021) and Governor (2016-2020) on the board of the Atlanta Chapter of The Recording Academy (Grammys). In such roles, she facilitated yearly strategic meetings with U.S. Congress and Senate members to lobby for music professionals’ rights, introduced federal bills to representatives’ offices and Contributed to the passing of the Music Modernization Act, the most significant copyright reform in the past 40 years.
In 2014, Martina worked alongside composer Nima Fakhrara (The Dark Knight, The Signal, Alone) on the sound design for the soundtrack of the multi-platinum selling video game Resident Evil, Revelation 2 which sold more than 4 million copies worldwide. In the world of video games, Martina has also engineered the music for The Evolution Championship Series (EVO), one of the world's largest video game fighting tournaments, which was held in August 2022 in Las Vegas.
In 2020, Martina Co-founded Onda Blu Studios at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, a Recording Studio that provides the Atlanta community with premier, accessible music and music production education at the historic and inspiring Callanwolde estate which serves over 12,000 people each year.
Martina’s passion for healthcare led her to research the intersection between music and health. As a visiting researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology Brain Music Lab, Martina worked with cutting-edge music technology in combination with biofeedback to generate music experiences and explored the benefits of music activities in patients with mild cognitive impairment.
Martina is also a sought-after guest lecturer and has conducted masterclasses at Berklee College of Music, Kennesaw State University, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia.
Martina has a rich and diverse background in both music and science. Her extensive experience in music production contributes to her unique contribution to the healthcare field. Bridging the gap between scientists and musicians, Martina offers an invaluable fresh approach to any project she takes on.