Carlo Colasacco (BMI)

Abe Olman Scholarship, 2015

Carlo Colasacco is a NYC based songwriter/producer. He has been writing since the age of 12, and plays multiple instruments such as guitar, piano and drums. He has performed around the country at events such as the Bamboozle Music Festival on the main stage alongside bands like Linkin Park and My Chemical Romance, the Warped Tour Festival with bands like Paramore and New Found Glory and opened for U2 at their New Jersey show at the MetLife Stadium on their U.S “360° Tour.” Carlo has written with Grammy winning producers such as Rob Cavallo, Neil Dorfsman, Thom Russo and Frequency. Most recently, Carlo has had major cuts with acts such as Shinedown and The Chainsmokers along with a #1 song in Greece with Greek pop star Sakis Rouvas. That same song was debuted live at one of the world’s biggest music events on The World Music Awards. Over the years, he has also had many of his songs placed on television shows with networks such as NBC, FOX, and MTV along with live television performances on ABC for events such as the Columbus Day Parade in NYC. Carlo continues to write and produce every day, and looks forward to a long future in the music industry.