John Torcello

Biography

As George Harrison once said, "If you don't know where your going, any road will take you there..." John Torcello's writing is introspective, insightful and provocative; ever aware and mindful of the path travelled.

Currently residing in Los Angeles, California, John hails from a small community in Western New York State called Batavia.

A graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music; he has a Bachelor of Music degree in Composition. He also holds an MBA in Marketing/Management from Woodbury University in Burbank, California.

John is an accomplished musician; appearing on occasion, as part of the orchestra, as a classical accordionist, with ensembles such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic in venues including the Hollywood Bowl, new Disney Concert Hall and Dorothy Chandler Music Center.

John was also a co-owner in the successful DVD Design, Compression and Authoring company called speeDVD that provided DVD-Video processing services to various Hollywood studio and distribution companies for 14 years.

Writing is an avocation for John; along with his musical SoundSketches constructions, his creative writing pieces are meant to be thoughtful exercises for the mind and heart of the reader and listener.

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Books

TORCELLO: Reflections on an Affirmative Path 3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This third and final collection of this set of free-verse poetry addresses having arrived after heading even further down life's road. As the title suggests these pieces serve as the springboard for a new departure, not only for mid-lifers, but for all who seek insight, awareness, inspiration and positive encouragement.
TORCELLO: Reflections on an Affirmative Path 2
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A second small collection of free-verse poetry; further thoughts about heading down the road; and, continuing where volume 1 left off. Written from the perspective of a mid-lifer; but, intended for all. Insightful, aware, mindful, positive and inspirational.
TORCELLO: Reflections on an Affirmative Path 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A small collection of free-verse poetry written from the perspective of a mid-lifer; but, intended for all. Insightful, positive, affirmative and inspirational.

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