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 Kamilah, Ritual Talk, Madeleine DopicoKatherine EisenbergMadison Douglas, Nick CianciShantell Martin, Voidless
Engineering Jukebox the Ghost, Natti VogelForever Dog Podcast Network, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music @ NYU, field trip (mastering), Eden HanaThe Misters (mastering), JR Atkins
Assistant Engineering A Great Big World, Cáthia, Joel Hamilton (UA Apollo artist live session w/ Lyrics Born), Nick SansanoRuss Elevado/Harry Weinger, Rich Pagano/Steve Conte & Blues Deluxe, Shapes in CalgaryLakewhales, Antonia Cove
Performance Jon Anderson (Yes), Denny Walley & Napoleon Murphy Brock (Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention), Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies), 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