Independent Music Supervisor
Sarah Tembeckjian is an award-winning music supervisor based in Brooklyn and Hudson, NY. Sarah got her start at dms.FM/Downtown Music Publishing and later switched sides into music supervision with in-house positions at Vice Media and dentsuMB. Today, Sarah is an independent music supervisor and consultant across advertising, film/TV and new media.
Sarah has been a music delegate and speaker at conferences in New York, Montreal, Nova Scotia and Denmark. She has been on the jury and curatorial committees for AICP, AMP, Music and Sound Awards (MAS) and the Shots Awards. Sarah is the committee chair of the Guild of Music Supervisors' East Coast Committee, and a volunteer on the GMS Membership Committee. Sarah's work has earned awards and recognition from The Clios, AMP, The Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS Awards) and The One Show.
Sarah is a careful listener and has an insatiable appetite to learn about new and old music from around the world. She comes from a vibrant line of Armenian and Irish storytellers and naturally, has continued the tradition; in her profession, she uses music as her primary narrative device. Classically trained, piano and cello were her main instruments growing up in New York City. In recent years, she’s added DJing to that list, too.
GMS 2022: The Big Sweep: Some of the Best of 2022 in Advertising So Far
10/13/22, 6:30 PM
Hear from music supervisors at the helm of some of the most exciting and innovative work released over the past year in advertising.
GMS 2021: Association of Music Producers (AMP) Presents: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation “Rise and Shine"
10/14/21, 8:00 PM
An in-depth discussion about the 2021 AMP Awards Ryan Barkan Best In Show winner, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation “Rise and Shine." This panel will dissect the creative, the role of music and how it all came together. Awards: 2021 Ryan Barkan Best In Show AMP Award; 2021 Outstanding Adaptation/Arrangement AMP Award; 2021 Silver Clio Award; 2021 Merit Award One Show.
GMS 2021: Film/TV Case Study: Crafting the Music for HBO’s Series The White Lotus
10/14/21, 4:00 PM
Listen in on a conversation between Award-Winning Composer Cristobal Tapia de Veer and Award-Winning Music Supervisor Janet Lopez on their work crafting the original and wildly unique score and soundtrack to HBO’s The White Lotus from writer & creator Mike White.