Award Winning



Joe Carrier

Joe has been writing and producing music for more than 30 years. Since graduating from Berklee College of Music, he has been recognized nationally and internationally for his works.


His writing/producing credits include the Billboard Top 10 smash hit “Stay The Same” by Joey McIntyre (RIAA Certified Gold), Billboard Top 20 (USA) and #1 International hit “If You Were Mine” by Marcos Hernandez, an International first place “Cine Golden Eagle Award” for music scored to the film “Love One Another”, several 1st place awards in national songwriting competitions, and a number of regional and national awards for his work in advertising.


In addition to running his own publishing and production company,   Joe has penned and produced numerous songs as a staff writer for EMI Publishing since 1999.



Joe is  also President and CEO of  Preceptor Music for Media,  a company  founded in 2015 that is  devoted to music composition and production for television and film.


He is currently on the faculty at Berklee College of Music   as an Associate Professor in the Contemporary Writing and Production Department. The courses he teaches range from Advanced Writing and Production techniques for the studio, to writing for Orchestra.


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    "Best Original Music Score"/Use of Music for "Textron Lasers" video, 2011 Telly Awards.


     Nominated for Berklee College of Music's "Distinguished Faculty Award" 2011


    Song "Boy Watcher" named winner in the Dance/Electronica category by the 2008  "Song of the Year" songwriting contest. Song of the Year is an international songwriting contest supporting VH-1’s Save the Music Foundation.


    Single “Stay The Same” RIAA Certified Gold, Billboard #10 peak position, wins “Song Of The Year” at the 1999 Boston Music  Awards.


    Song "Mm Mm Mm Mm Mm" wins national R&B Hip-Hop category  in the 2003 "Great American Song Contest" sponsored by the Songwriters Resource Network.



    First Place Award 1998 CINE Golden Eagle Award(selected to represent the US in international film and video events abroad) Hart Productions “Love One Another”


    First Place Award “Healthcare Marketing Report” for TV/Series Corporate Image Campaign Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI, 1990


    First Place Award “Healthcare Marketing Report” for TV/Series Corporate Image Campaign Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI, 1990


    Distinctive Merit Award for TV Campaign Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI,1990 Hatch


    Bronze Award for Radio Campaign Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI,1990 Hatch Awards


    ASCAP First Place Award Denise Morency Gannon’s  “Walk With Me” 1996 & 1997 (Producer/Orchestrator)


    Sony Music

    Columbia Records

    CBS/Paramount Network Television

    C2 Records

    Warner Bros

    Giant Records

    Transcontinental Record Co.

    BMG Entertainment

    Comcast Sportsnet

    Boston Celtics


    MTV Networks

    Irish National Television

    EWTN Network

    TVT Records

    TVT Europe

    Joey McIntyre (“New Kids On The Block”)

    Miss America Pageant

    The American Bankers Association

    The Harvard Business School

    Cookson America

    AT & T

    Intel Corp.


    Hillary Clinton

    Special Olympics

    Providence College

    Met Life Insurance

    Foxwoods Casino

    American Cancer Society

    David Corey/WXKS Kiss 108 FM

    Hart Media Group, Inc.

    Move Communications

    Food For The Poor, Inc.

    Ivy Creative

    Evolution Marketing & Advertising

    Inventive Productions, Inc

    Tango Pix—Providence, RI

    Miss RI 2008 Francesca Simone

    Miss RI 2009 Juliana Strout

    RDS-Radio Data Systems (Europe)

     Zerodibi Audio Productions

    APC-American Power Conversion

    Ben Powell (critcally acclaimed jazz viiolinist)

    Linda Calise

    Conneticut Lottery (Lucky 4 Life campaign)

    Renewal Ministries/Ralph Martin

    Silvers, Langsam & Weitzman—""

    Perspective Communications

    Textron, Inc.

    John Pagano (lead vocalist for Burt Bacharach)

    Blue Cross & Blue Shield of R.I.

    PolyMorph Films

    The Left Bank Organization

    Famous Music

    Media Image Productions

    Juicy Juice

    Care New England (Butler, Kent , Women & Infants Hospitals)

    Lyn Dillies, “The Magic of Lyn”

    Kelley Lennon

    Linda Calise

    Dan Moretti

    Clay Osborne

    Bristol County Tourist Bureau

    BPI Incorporated

    Silverstein’s Clothing Store

    Citizen’s Federal

    Casual Male

    Southbridge Savings Bank

    Regal Carpet

    Krystal Shoes

    Flint Audio/Video

    Maxi Cola

    White’s of Westport

    Denise Gannon /Morgan Music

    MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble

    The Herb Pomeroy Big Band


    Joe's music has been used on the following shows:



    American Idol Season 3 (Fox Network)

    South Beach  (CBS Paramoutnt)

    Durham County (ION Network)

    The Hills (MTV Network)

    High Society (CW Network)

    On-Air With Ryan Seacrest (20th Century)

    All That (Nickelodeon)

    Entertainment Tonight (CBS)

    Live with Regis & Kathie Lee (ABC)

    Celebrity Profile (E! Entertainment Television))

    The Donnie & Marie Show (ABC)

    Mob Wives (VH-1)

    Loveline (MTV Networks)

    Great Pretenders (Fox Family Channel)

    Say What? (MTV Networks)

    Where Are They Now? (VH-1)

    Cribs (United Kingdon)

    Fox Cable (Brazil)

    Dame Chocolate (Telemundo)

    18 & Over (NBC Universal Mun2)

    The "A" List (MTV Networks Logo Channel)

    Cheers (Mini-series) CMT (Country Music Television)

    Nurse Jackie


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    Joe Carrier

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