Kari Ripley has served as technical specialist in the music department at FLCC since 2008. She holds an associate degree in Music Recording Technology from FLCC. Ripley also received a Bachelor of Science degree in Cinema and Photography with a film production concentration from Ithaca College. While studying in Los Angeles, she worked on television, film, and Internet productions for NBC, InStyle Magazine, HBO, and Disney. Ripley has composed music for independent short films and continues to record various projects for the College as well as for independent local artists.