Kyle Tesalona

Filmmaker-in-Residence, Sound Recording/Mixing, Interlochen Arts Academy

M.M., Music Production, Technology, and Innovation, Berklee College of Music (Valencia Campus); B.A., Music – Liberal Arts, Florida State University

Kyle Tesalona is an independent sound designer, audio engineer, and composer from Port Saint Lucie, Florida. He completed his masters degree (M.M.) in Music Production, Technology, and Innovation at the Berklee College of Music in Valencia, Spain; where he had the opportunity to work on many innovative and unique projects including his master's thesis; Project WAV; a state of the art, electro-acoustic performance system using Ableton Live with Max. Kyle has worked independently with filmmakers, graphic designers, audio engineers, and computer scientists of all levels from the United States and abroad on various audio/visual media. In 2016, Kyle was selected to compose the official theme song for the 2016 Ted X Berklee Valencia event. Kyle is also a classically trained violinist with a B.A. in Music – Liberal Arts from Florida State University, who performs various genres of music as a soloist and as a studio session musician.

The Filmmaker-in-Residence position is generously supported by the DeRoy Testamentary Foundation