Bio

Ronnie DiSimone (known professionally as Torna) is a songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, and engineer based in New York City.

Torna works on the artistic and technical aspects of music creation across a wide variety of genres out of his studio The Brick Box as well as Studio G, both located in Brooklyn, NY. Some selected credits include:

Producing KamilahNick CianciRitual Talk, Annika Bennett, Madeleine DopicoKatherine Eisenberg, JR Atkins, Shantell Martin
Engineering Jukebox the Ghost, Star Four, Del Water Gap, Natti VogelForever Dog Podcast Network, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music @ NYU, field trip (mastering), Eden HanaThe Misters (mastering)
Assistant Engineering A Great Big World, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Cáthia, Joel Hamilton (UA Apollo artist live session w/ Lyrics Born), Big Hands Rhythm & Blues Band, Leo Manzari, Nick SansanoRuss Elevado/Harry Weinger, Rich Pagano/Steve Conte & Blues Deluxe, Jesse Malin, Shapes in CalgaryLakewhales
Performance Jon Anderson (Yes), Denny Walley & Napoleon Murphy Brock (Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention), Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies), Kamilah, Matt Gumley

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Business
Data Analyst @ VEVO // Creative Intern @ Downtown Music Publishing // Temp Catalog Specialist @ Songtrust // A&R Intern @ Domino Recording Company

Education
Bachelor’s in Economics (Concentration in Marketing) – Wharton @ UPenn, 2013
Master’s in Music Composition (Concentration in Songwriting) – Steinhardt @ NYU, 2015
Candidate for Master’s in Music Technology (Concentration in Audio Production) – Steinhardt @ NYU, 2017