The Team

Lead Composer and CEO

Sean Peter Hagon is a composer and orchestrator for the film, video game, television and advertisement industries and CEO of Music Media Solutions. Hagon also currently serves as the new Associate Dean of Career Education and Services at Berklee College of Music and was promoted from his position as chair of the Professional Music Department. Hagon is also a visiting professor at the Universidad Panamericana School of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, Mexico. Prior to his appointment at Berklee, he was the Director of Continuing Education at New England Conservatory.

 
"Sean is a musical chameleon with a unique compositional voice. From epic orchestra, to electronic textures, to ethnic, to off beat and quirky - you name it and he writes it. Sean's music is cinematic, dynamic, well-produced, and always packs an emotional punch! 

- Sean McMahon, Orchestrator of several feature films including Spider-Man 3, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, and Ghost Rider.



As an active film and TV composer  and member of BMI with clients such as
Spirit Music CollectiveHaus Music and Sound,  Hagon has a number of TV and film composing credits to his name including the History Channel's hit TV show American Pickers, PBS' Genealogy Roadshow, Destination America, MSNBC's Lockup, CNBC'sThe Filthy Rich Guide and The Deed, and the independent films Cibe and award winning RideTheWave. 

An experienced and well rounded musician in all genres, Hagon received his degree in Professional Music from Berklee College of Music and graduated cum laude with a concentration in music production, composition for film and TV and music education. He went on to receive his diploma in Media Composition and a diploma in Cinematic Orchestration from the London School of Creative Studies and studied with Charles Fernandez who is known for his orchestrations and compositions for HBO's "The Band of Brothers", The Butterfly Effect, numerous film trailers and his many contributions to Disney, MGM and Universal. Hagon received his master's degree from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis in Music Technology.

Hagon was born and raised just outside of Boston, MA and at the age of 5 began studying music as a multi-instrumentalist in violin, piano and trumpet.  He spent much of his time recording and performing nationally in the early '90s with the Boston-based rock group Last Cry. Last Cry penned a #1 hit in the Northeast with In The Name of Love in addition to charting on Billboard's Top 100.  With Last Cry, Hagon worked closely with producer John Fannon of the '70s rock group New England and Lennie Petze who is best known as the man who discovered and produced hit records for Cyndi Lauper.  In the late '90s, Hagon was commissioned by the 215th Massachusetts National Guard Army Band to compose Scenes From A Battlefield.

In the early 2000s, Hagon toured  as keyboardist for the national act The Dan Lawson Band and has shared the stage for artists such as Derek St. Holmes (formerly of Ted Nugent) Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), Great White, Zakk Wylde, Jimmy Van Zant, Trixter, Pat Travers, Rick Derringer and Eddie Money .  Hagon's stint with The Dan Lawson Band yielded the CD In the Nick of Time. 


​Hagon was a recipient of the 2010 Exemplary Music Educator Award from Berklee College of Music in recognition of his outstanding teaching and efforts to advance the music education profession.

Composer, VP & Managing Partner

Kevin J. Mello, serves as a Managing Partner for Music Media Solutions and is a bassist, guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist with over 30 years of live performance and recording experience.  He was born in Watertown, N.Y. and grew up in Southeastern Massachusetts.

Mello holds a B.A. from UMASS and is a Cum Laude graduate. He was inducted into the International Honor Society and the National Society of Leadership and Success. In addition, he is a  member of the elite MENSA International High IQ Society.  As a bass player, self taught musician, and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass and keyboards), Mello has performed at over 3,000 live events to audiences as large as 25,000 people. At the age of 19, he and his bandmates formed the cover band “Sanctuary” which quickly developed a large following in Southern New England, catching the attention of the owner and very popular “Sebastian’s Night Club” in Middletown, R.I. who asked them to be the house band.

In 2002, Mello joined the nationally touring Dan Lawson Band which included appearances at “Bike Week” in Laconia, N.H. , Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Daytona, Fl, as well as several appearances at The Nashville New Music Conference. It was during this time that he began collaborating with Dan Lawson Band keyboardist Sean Hagon.

 In 2003, Mello performed with The Dan Lawson Band aboard the Aircraft Carrier Intrepid in New York City at a memorial concert on the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11/01. The concert was held as a benefit to raise money for the victims and families who lost loved ones during the attack. That same year Mello and Hagon were technical advisors for “The Night of Healing Concert” in Providence, R.I. which was held to raise money for the victims of The Station Night Club fire. This successful event included performances by Mark Farner (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad), Rick Derringer, Paul Shortino, Blue Oyster Cult, Vanilla Fudge, John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band and many other well known acts. 

In 2006, Mello joined The Dan Lawson Band for a performance on the HBO Original Series “Family Bonds”. In 2007, he collaborated with Sean Hagon on music for the Fox Sports Net New England Original Series “Celebrity Build” which starred NFL players Matt Light of The New England Patriots and John Runyan of the Philadelphia Eagles. In 2010 and 2011, Mello hosted and co-emceed the “Monster Jam” monster truck rally at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, RI. Formerly with the premier Foreigner and Bad Company Tribute Band "Merchants of Cool", Mello currently performs live with Sean Hagon. 

Mello's collaborations with Hagon have included music for several local and national television shows as well as television and radio commercials, and corporate jingles.
 

Composer

 

Alexander J. Whalen   is a multi-faceted artist/composer hailing from the midwest of the United States currently based in St. Louis, MO. Having grown up in a family of professional artists and art educators, Whalen had always had a peaked interest and affinity to pursue a creative career path.

Through his early childhood and high school years, Whalen had developed a discipline in studying music performance and composition with his primary instrument being that of the guitar. Having had competed and won two sequential Illinois state titles for jazz guitar, and presented with the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award for improvisational prowess, Whalen was motivated to pursue his passion of music at the collegiate level.

 

Whalen graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA in 2016 with a B.M. in Professional Music with emphasis in the areas of film scoring, audio engineering, and music business. He was awarded the North American Tour Scholarship for his original composition and performance works.

Whalen has been composing and producing music professionally for TV, film, and video games since 2016 with such featured credits as Teen Titans Go!, DC Universe, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Conan, I Want to Marry the Princess, OBJECTified, the award winning 2018 independent film Unconditional, and many more.

 

Currently Whalen is the music supervisor for the Emmy award winning daytime TV show LA Stories with Giselle Fernandez and is working as a freelance composer/audio engineer.

Composer

 

Jonathan Munoz  is a composer, musician, and producer. A multi-instrumentalist and synth programmer, he plays guitar, drums, piano, and bass. Munoz fell in love with the idea of composing for film/tv after graduating from the New World School of the Arts High School in Miami, FL. He is in pursuit of his B.M in Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music and is currently scoring a feature film set to release in 2021, The Act of Indemnity, directed by James M. Perry.

 

Munoz's previous works include, (Short Film) Obscurity 2020 - Directed by James M. Perry, (Short Film) El Poder De Ser Mujer 2019 - Directed by Sofia Pellegrino and he scored the Multi Award-Winning short film “The Last Cry” released on November 2018. The Last Cry is now available to watch on Amazon Prime. Jonathan also scored three book trailers: “Blue Bottle Tree”, “Cursed: The Hunter Inside”, and “The Ganga Shift” for The Parliament House Press in April 2018.

Composer

 

Nicole Picazo  

Nicole Picazo is a Mexican artist, producer & composer specialized in film scoring. She comes from  four generations of composers and instrumentalists in her family. Picazo has always had a musical education ever since she was a child studying piano, electric guitar, flamenco guitar and drums eventually settling in with the piano as her primary instrument. 

Through the past four years she’s been writing music for advertising, companies, film, short films and radio including the feature film “Dulces Tentaciones” (Sweet temptations). In addition, Picazo works as a  freelance composer, producer for live concerts and  is the radio coordinator for the well recognized Mexican editorial “Música en México”  in collaboration with Naxos en español.

Picazo is a graduate of the School of Fine Arts at Universidad Panamericana in music composition.

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