NEW YORK, USA // Sarah Tembeckjian is an award-winning music supervisor based in Brooklyn and Hudson, NY. Sarah got her start at dms.FM/Downtown Music Publishing and later switched sides into music supervision with in-house positions at Vice Media and dentsuMB. Today, Sarah is an independent music supervisor and consultant across advertising, film/TV and new media.
Sarah has been a music delegate and speaker at conferences in New York, Montreal, Nova Scotia and Denmark. She has been on the jury and curatorial committees for AICP, AMP, Music and Sound Awards (MAS) and the Shots Awards. Sarah is the committee chair of the Guild of Music Supervisors' East Coast Committee, and a volunteer on the GMS Membership Committee. Her work has earned awards and recognition from The Clios, AMP, The Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS Awards) and The One Show.
Sarah is a careful listener and has an insatiable appetite to learn about new and old music from around the world. She comes from a vibrant line of Armenian and Irish storytellers and naturally, has continued the tradition; in her profession, she uses music as her primary narrative device. Classically trained, piano and cello were her main instruments growing up in New York City. In recent years, she’s added DJing to that list, too.