Mardi-Ellen Hill is a groundbreaker
in the world of business
synergy and integration. She has
won international acclaim in multiple
In 2002, she was the recipient of
an award from the American Society
of Composers and Publishers
(ASCAP) for her work as a pioneer in the world of music
invention and application in multiple markets.
In 2000, as a professor at LIU, Ms. Hill was selected to
represent the University in Washington D.C., at the definitive
educational/literacy conference on "Intellectual Property
and Distance Learning", sponsored by the PEW
Charitable Trust. She also developed/executive produced
a Leadership Symposium where she introduced Kenneth
K. Fisher, Brooklyn Representative to the New York City
Council, as the keynote speaker.
In 1995, Banque Nationale de Paris tapped her technical
talents as business analyst by sending her to review and
oversee their systems dissemination at the International
Monetary Fund Conference in Washington, D.C.
During the 90's Ms. Hill received numerous other grants
and awards as composer/writer, including two awards
from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Annette
Kade Fulbright Grant, Works in Process at the Guggenheim
Series, She received several international commissions,
including being the first woman commissioned by
the Group Musiques de Vivantes in Lyon France, the
French Consulate, the Canadian Consulate General and the
Royal Bank of Canada. She has served as judge and panelist
of several international competitions, and state and federal
arts programs, including the Brooklyn Arts Council.
Ms. Hill has had front page stories and other articles written
about her in The Brooklyn Heights Press, The Music Connoisseur,
Newsday, Artspeak, and The Boston Herald, and she
has been interviewed on National Television.
A graduate of Bard College, Ms. Hill's graduate work was
completed at Longy School of Music. She taught at New
York University, LIU, Marymount Manhattan College, and
she has lectured at Bard College, Mount Holyoke College,
State University at Stoneybrook and other universities.
Currently, she is completing a book/game series as a business
vehicle; and a legal thriller, "Star Child", about a
child's DNA code musically encrypted in a city plan, as a
new entertainment franchise model that presents an innovative
platform for copyright in a wireless world.