Illuminate your community through song
Since our inception in 2020, we have assisted over 50 communities to produce 110 projects, bringing over 1500 musicians together during these unprecedented times. Our clients have been enthusiastic about our service; just check out some client testimonials.
Every single Auri Productions' team member is a musician. We have been performing in choirs and bands for much of our lives. We know the feelings of joy and camaraderie that come with performing as an ensemble. This year, we have all been missing music. Our founder, Ariel Wyner, started Auri Productions out of his longing for music during 2020. As musicians ourselves, our goal is to not only assist your community, but to be a part of the music-making ourselves. That's why we are so eager to collaborate with you.
Founder and Director
Ariel Wyner is the founder and creative director at Auri Productions. He is an established arranger, composer, producer, mandolinist, and vocalist based in Boston, Massachusetts. His musical works have pushed the boundaries of pop, bluegrass, jazz, and every style in between, all stemming from his strong foundation of classical training. In 2020, Ariel arranged and orchestrated a production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Mikado (a Wild West adaptation that he arranged for bluegrass instruments and piano), scored music for independent films, and has worked on and produced over a 110 virtual videos during the pandemic.
Mixing Engineer / Accountant
Micah not only takes care of the books, but also uses his gifts as an audio engineer, content creator, and performing artist to make every Auri Productions' project special. Micah graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Music Production & Engineering and, during his time there, has worked alongside production staff at Q Division Records serving artists as diverse as Yo-Yo Ma and The Dropkick Murphys. With 10 years of experience in YouTube video production and marketing, Micah has created a thriving online fanbase and oversees content creation for the young bluegrass band, The Ruta Beggars. A nerd with passion, Micah lives parallel lives as a magician, unicyclist, and clown and is currently based in Boston, MA.
Marketing Consultant / Client Acquisition
Grace is an entrepreneur, music business buff, and musician. During her time at Berklee College of Music, where she graduated with a BA in music business, she co-founded her first start-up: a music networking platform for independent music professionals. Grace's most recent entrepreneurial endeavor is her handmade crochet apparel brand. Finding her passion for business, Grace transitioned to become the manager of several esteemed ensembles at Berklee College of Music, including the Motion Picture Orchestra and Musical Theater Orchestra, after first performing in them as a flutist. Grace will soon be based in Los Angeles.
Nithada is a project manager, music educator, singer-songwriter, and music producer with a B.M. in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music. Hailing from Bangkok, Thailand, Nithada has almost two decades of musical experience. She has taught piano and voice with Yamaha Music School of Boston, with a YMES certification from Yamaha Corporation of America to teach group classes. Furthermore, she is well versed in management as an Usher Supervisor and Student House Manager at the Berklee
Owen is a sound designer and engineer for live theatre and events. His career in the theatre took him from Hawaii to Boston, where he graduated from Emerson College. His work has since expanded to New York and beyond. His dozens of credits span educational, local, regional, and Off-Broadway productions. He specializes in working on new and untold stories for workshops and developmental pieces. Outside of the theatre, Owen is an avid reader, writer, and photographer.
Videographer / Graphic Designer
Athanasios Lazarou is a film composer, videographer, and multi-instrumentalist from Greece. Having graduated cum lauda from Berklee College of Music with a Bm in film scoring, he went on to work in the film industry in various roles including Assistant Director, Script Supervisor, Boom Operator, and Assistant Camera. He runs a music video production service and has shot and produced over 100 music videos, commercials, live concerts, and promotional videos over the past 4 years. He has worked on two feature films and done post-production work for them including assistant editing, rough editing, orchestration, audio mixing, and more. Athanasios has experience editing music videos, wedding videos, promotional videos, lyric videos, motion graphics, and more.
Amir Aharon is a music producer and sound engineer from Tel Aviv, Israel. While studying at Berklee College of Music, majoring in Music Production and Engineering, Amir worked as a live sound engineer and lighting director at the Berklee Performance Center and The Red Room at Café 939, in shows by Berklee students as well as world renowned artists including Charlie Puth, Jamila Woods and Noa. During that time Amir also worked as a recording and mixing engineer at Ugly Duck Studios in Allston, Massachusetts. Upon graduation Amir returned to his hometown of Tel Aviv and opened his own recording and mixing studio.
Ian Epstein is a Producer, Arranger and Beatboxer from Brattleboro, VT, where he attends Berklee College of Music in Boston. From a young age, he began singing with his family, in choirs, and on stage. He then picked up the Trombone in elementary school, where his love for music really started to grow. Many years later, Ian became part of various a cappella groups and instrumental ensembles, honing his production and arranging skills. He became a front of house sound engineer during his time at Berklee, and has worked for many artists including, but not limited to, Imogen Heap, Jimmy Buffet and Justin Timberlake. Ian hopes that in the long term, his music helps people suffering from depression and anxiety, as music was always there for him growing up.
Benji Dunaief is an Editor, Motion Graphics Designer, and Director. Benji has been making films since he was 10 years old. He has gone on to direct and edit award-winning short and feature film. After graduating from Emerson College, Benji began working in LA's film industry. He worked on projects with A-List celebrities and musicians including Jeff Bridges, Bad Bunny, Katie Ledecky, and Sasha Sloan. Benji is also a freelance editor and motion graphics designer with experience creating ad campaigns, short films, animated testimonial videos, and virtual performances featuring groups ranging from 20 to 200 people. Benji, who is currently based in Boston, is also the co-founder of a lifestyle brand.