Laura Gatto is currently a M.A. Candidate in the DMDL Instructional Design program at New York University’s Steinhardt School. Mrs. Gatto earned her BFA in Film & Television, from NYU’s Tisch School, where she graduated with honors and went on to pursue a career in video production. Mrs. Gatto has edited, recorded, and directed many full-scale projects most notably a self-produced project, titled “Nurturing Artistic Development in Young Children”, featuring the artist, Peter Max. She continues to work as an independent video producer while exploring the possibilities of new media forms, in particular children’s educational games and apps that provide a modern approach to music education. Mrs. Gatto credits her children, ages four and six, for being an extension to her own education and for being her source of inspiration.