Heady Stuff Productions is an innovative and dynamic company whose projects span from Classical and Ambient music to soundscapes and underscoring, to fiction and mixed media projects. Their masterful compositions and arrangements have been used for films, TV, choirs, and performing artists all of genres. Among others, their nationally-acclaimed group Chromatica, a 7-piece electronic band, performed throughout the metropolitan NYC area, and was interviewed live on WQXR’s The Robert Sherman Show, as well as performing live on Voice of America. Among their numerous NYC projects, original pieces and arrangements have been written for the Lincoln Center Outdoors summer series and most notably The Big Apple Circus. Additionally, they have written for several magic acts, including the nationally-acclaimed Jeff McBride and Margaret Steele. Heady Stuff represents a powerful team of musicians with the ability to realize your project from start to finish. They will write the perfect music to match your vision, produce it, then ultimately, present a totally finished product on time and within budget. “The sum of the parts is always greater than the whole”... that is what Heady Stuff is all about!
BETTINA COVO, a M.M. graduate of The Juilliard School, is a multi-faceted performer, director, composer, singer/songwriter and arranger, as well as a producer whose recording projects range from solo artists to the Complete Haydn Masses for Trinity Church, Wall Street for NAXOS Records. As a singer/ songwriter, Bettina has performed original songs from her CD “Out of the Shadows” in many of the prominent NYC clubs. As a composer/sound designer, Bettina has worked in various mediums including film and theater as well as an immersive app created specifically for the High Line, NYC. Bettina also works in the realm of ambient music with her recent projects Taos Journey and Six Shades of Winter in collaboration with photographer George J. Nicholson.
Words are as important to Bettina as music and sound. She has always been a writer with a life-time of poems, lyrics and short stories in her catalogue. She is published in poetry anthologies as well as trade publications and is currently working on an opera libretto as well as a theatrical musical.
Bettina served on the Executive Board of Local 802, NYC and was Fund Coordinator for the Local 802 Emergency Relief Fund. She was Director of Music for a Sound Future as well as Program Director of Jazz Mentors, both programs of the Council for Living Music, Inc.