Anton Sanko was born and raised in New York City. He attended NYU, where he studied music theory and composition by day and played in downtown Manhattan’s new wave clubs at night, majoring in music theory and composition in 1983, and in addition studying guitar and composition with Ralph Towner. He played with avant-garde acts such as Shox Lumania and Our Daughter’s Wedding.

After his work with Suzanne Vega, he produced and played for artists like Anna Domino, Jim Carroll, Lucy Kaplansky and Skeleton Key, appearing in works by Percy Jones, Kashif, and Sonny Okosun.

After working with Suzanne Anton Sanko decided then to pursue a lifelong passion - scoring for film. He has since scored over 25 films. Amongst them are “Saving Face”, “Party Girl” and cult favorites “Strangeland” and “Scotland, Pa.”. More recently he completed scores for Tom DiCillo’s “Delirious”, Alex Steyermark’s comedy “One Last Thing”, Larry Fessenden’s horror-thriller “The Last Winter” and the Golden Globe-nominated “Rabbit Hole”, starring Nicole Kidman.

Edited by curdey on 9 Jan 2011, 08:54

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