We are PHÖZ
Based out of New York City, PHÖZ is an audio team consisting of Alba S. Torremocha and Noah Kellman. Specializing in the creation of immersive audio soundscapes —including both music and sound design— the duo is currently working on audio for various media projects; including, Where Shadows Slumber, a mysterious, 2D puzzle game with an enthralling backstory, as well as To Be With Hamlet, a live, Shakespeare experience that takes place in virtual reality.
About Alba: The unique sound of award-winning composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist Alba S. Torremocha blends contemporary instrumental textures and effortless melodies to create vibrant and compelling musical atmospheres. At only 25 years of age, her concert pieces have been premiered around the world, and her soundtracks for film and video games keep receiving critical acclaim. She studied Violin, Composition and Conducting in Europe, graduating from the prestigious Musikene Conservatoire (Spain) as the valedictorian of her class. She later graduated with honors from New York University with a masters in Film Scoring. She has been honored by Rotary International with the Prize “Main Protagonist of Tomorrow” along with the JOSCS Symphony Orchestra, and she’s a recipient of the Billy Joel Scholarship and the Elmer Bernstein Award. In 2016, she won the Residency of the NYU Symphony and her piece Serendipia was premiered at Symphony Space (NYC). Alba combines her work as a conductor and professor at NYU with various projects in the classical, film, game and VR industry.
About Noah: The 2017 recipient of the ASCAP Henry Mancini Music Fellowship Noah Kellman is a composer and sound designer based in New York City, NY. Originally coming from a jazz background, he has won two ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards for his compositions "The Piemaker" (2011) and “Get Lost” (2008). Noah also produces electronic music under the moniker Nozart, and plays keyboards for alternative electronic artist Elliot Moss. An attendee of the 2017 ASCAP/Columbia Film Scoring Workshop, he worked with director Federico Spiazzi and composed the music for the Columbia University Film Festival trailer, recording a 12-piece jazz big band for the score. In 2017, Noah worked alongside composer Grace Kelly as Music Producer for Raphael Sbarge’s 2017 film The Bird Who Could Fly, which won an array of awards at the Asians On Film Festival, as well as the Audience Choice Best Short Film award at the First Glance Film Festival.