Pance Pony

NYU Steinhardt Songwriting Scholar Award, 2019

Pance Pony is a songwriter, producer, music publisher, and teacher.
Before enrolling in the NYU Steinhardt Master’s degree Program in Songwriting, Pance Pony was the Director of Recording Studies at Williamsburg Charter High School in Brooklyn. There, she founded Wolverine Studios, an independent record label run by students, and the first label to operate out of a public high school.
She was winner of the 2017 Global Music Awards for best songwriter. She addressed the 2017 NYU International IMPACT Conference, discussing her innovative work in music education. She was also the cellist for NBC-TV’s weekly musical drama, “Rise.”
While studying at NYU, Pance is continuing her songwriting and production work, completing a children’s album, and working as comedy songwriter and sound engineer for “Views from NYU,” the student talk show at NYU Tisch.
She also launched Pance Sounds, a music publishing LLC, through which she has released several of her own works and those of her peers.
She is continuing her educational pursuits as a teacher at the Blue Balloon Songwriting School.