|Will Hanza is a gigging musician, composer, audio engineer and music director for theatre, film and TV based in New York City.
Music Director and composer for The Alchemic Theatre, located in New York City. Current project, "Total Eclipse" (with Joshua Allyn Park, Austin Pendleton, & Mickey Dolenz)
Recent sound designer for "Pluton" at 3-Legged Dog Media & Theatre Group in downtown Manhattan for the Celebrate Mexico Now festival.
Sonicbids "Spotlight Artist" February 5, 2008; Garageband.com "Song of the Day" January 20th, 2008 (for the song "Ambiosynthesis"); Unsunghero.com "Artist of the Day" December 20th, 2007 (for the song "Trust"); Recently was on the front page of gothamist.com for playing at the NYC Marathon in November.
Named "Featured Artist" by The Deli Magazine (Feb-Mar. 2007)
MusiciansOnly.net (April-May 2007) and by Jamwave.com in 2006. Also had 2 songs hit #1 on Jamwave's charts for both "Trying to Keep This" and "The Game"
Featured as part of One Way Magazine's virtual CD.
Featured on the Upbeat Radio podcast for "Life Under a New Star"
Featured promo for Sonicbids' Buzzcast theme (commercial voice over w/ original music)
Radioplay: WMIR, WDIY, WTPA, WQXA, WHPK, WMVL, KERX, WAMX, WEGW, WHBR, WAQX.
Internet: 30,000+ plays on Myspace, Jamwave, iSound, Rhapsody, Moozikoo Radio, The Unsigned Rock Zone, INDIE104 ~ iRADIO LA, BandRadio, AF Radio, others.
Previously, collaborated with Platinum songwriter Mark Mangold (Cher; Drive, She Said) as well as Sam Endicott of The Bravery.
Played at Central Park for the U.N. International Day of Peace, the 2005 & 2006 New York City Marathon (on Bedford Ave. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn).
Opened for Marc Ford (Black Crowes) at Tobacco Road in NYC and Suzanne Vega at Stephen's Talkhouse in Montauk, NY.