Joe Perlaky composes music and soundscapes for use in TV, Film, and internet commercials for music production houses, production companies, and branding agencies. He also has nearly 200 "cleared" instrumentals (Masters/Publishing) available in his library.
Joe graduated from the University of Toledo with an Education degree in both instrumental and choir music. Upon graduation, he taught elementary and secondary music for 1½ years, retired, ending his daily investment in Tylenol.
For the next 13 years, he performed professionally full-time in clubs and lounges in the region. He also developed his music composition and recording skills mainly in the orchestral, jazz and electronic genres. Recently, he began focusing on branding music for agencies.
In 2001, www.joeperlakymusic.com was founded as a US-based company located in Ohio, near the shores of Lake Erie. Joe has collaborated with Entrepreneur Magazine, where he co-produced a series of nineteen “How To” audio-books and five independent authored audio-books. He also co-produced the PBS documentary, “Ohio: A Sentimental Journey.”
Joe is a recent graduate of Tommy Zee’s Master Class “Making Music For Brands” and "Sync Songwriter" presented by Chris SD and Michael Elsner.
Joe was one of my most active and dedicated students. Quick and diligent learner, but also already seasoned / experienced in crafting music branding compositions in some of the more difficult genres like jazz and orchestral. It was a pleasure to have him onboard.
Precise detail coupled with a seasoned vision for music production is Joe Perlaky. Projects finish on time; a competent partner to engage.
Joe has a fantastic ear and is a master of creative arranging and instrumentation. He's also a knowledgeable man of business, blending his art with practicality. I especially appreciate Joe's thoroughness and attention to music detail.
Joe Perlaky is a valued business partner. We share a commitment to excellence in our many joint ventures including an audio book series for Entrepreneur Magazine and Audible.com and Ohio, A Sentimental Journey, and PBS.