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Braden Pontoli

Supporting: COVID-19 Fund for Sweet Relief

My Team: Polyverse TV

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Braden Pontoli is a collaborative musician, composer, conductor, and educator living in Los Angeles, CA. Braden is always pushing the boundaries to infuse his music into new media and concepts. An emerging film composer, Braden creates soundtracks for film, animation and video games. His latest movie “Superbois” with Mancinetti Pictures will premiere later this year. A founding participant of the Screen Music Program in Milan, Italy, Braden collaborated with composers from around the world creating music for a video gameplay in July, 2019. Braden is a member of ASCAP and holds credits on IMBD.


A vocalist, pianist, keyboardist, and percussionist, Braden is in demand to collaborate with performing artists, recording sessions, ensembles, and freelance gigs. You can find his music published through J.W. Pepper. Braden’s work with dance companies has been highlighted by California Institute of the Arts, California School of the Arts, Baldwin Wallace University, and the Cleveland Public Theater. In 2016, Braden began collaborating with MorrisonDance writing music for their show entitled “In The Space of Dreams” a 45 minute show of original choreography and music.


As a conductor and educator, Braden has conducted choral festivals and served as a clinician throughout the United States. Most recently, he served as the Contemporary Vocal Ensemble Director and VoiceArts lecturer at California Institute of the Arts. Previously, he served as vocal music director in the Avon Lake City Schools, teaching approximately 1,000 grades 7-8 students. Braden’s choirs toured regionally and received superior ratings at adjudications. In 2017, Braden’s eighth grade concert choir received the honor of performing at the Ohio Music Education Association Conference. Braden was music director at Rocky River United Methodist Church conducting large works, the chancel choir, and overseeing the church’s music program. 


Braden graduated from Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music with a

About

The world has been shocked by the devastating effects of COVID-19. We are aware of the enormous medical and financial burden that COVID-19 is having on the music community and we are actively taking steps to provide assistance where it’s needed most. Due to massive cancellations, artists are struggling to find the means to make ends meet during these unprecedented times.

Sweet Relief is here to provide immediate assistance and we have created this DONOR-DIRECTED FUND with a limited amount of funds available to be used specifically for musicians and music industry workers affected by the Coronavirus. Funds raised will go towards medical expenses, lodging, clothing, food, and other vital living expenses to those impacted due to sickness or loss of work. Those wishing to apply must provide the following:
  • A completed Sweet Relief COVID Application.
 
  • Supplementary documentation proving that at least 50% of all income comes from working within the music community
 
  • Proof of cancellations and bookings and/or relevant medical documentation
Please note: You do not need to be sick to be eligible for assistance from our COVID-19 Fund.

APPLICATION

DIGITAL APPLICATION:
Please find the digital Application for Assistance at the bottom of this page. If you have any questions or issues, please email us at info@sweetrelief.org

DOWNLOAD & SEND:
Please download and fill out THIS APPLICATION. Once completed you can mail, fax, or email the completed application. Someone from Sweet Relief will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Email to: info@sweetrelief.org

Mail to:
Sweet Relief Musicians Fund
2601 E. Chapman Ave. Suite 204
Fullerton, CA, 92831

Fax to: 714-626-047

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