CHRISTIAN MARTIRANO (Keyboards). This renowned custom sound designer, programmer, arranger, and composer has created sound programs used by veteran touring and recording artists including Stevie Wonder, Patrick Moraz, (famed keyboardist of Yes and Moody Blues), and most recently for Jon Anderson’s "1000 Hands" tour. He holds a Masters Degree in Music, and plays on countless recording projects. His programming projects include Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Whistle Down the Wind; A Ring of Fire at the Barrymore Theater; and All Shook Up, the music of Elvis Presley. He was musical director and composer for the New York stage show Ministry of Progress. Director of Product Development for the famed Kurzweil Music Systems, he now programs synthesizers for the most famous manufacturers as Designsounds. He performs regularly with diverse groups, from the fabulous Echoes of Sinatra to Joni Mitchell’s Jazz, a Tribute.