Full time employment in a position that effectively utilizes my wide
range of talents, interests, and abilities.
For the past eighteen years
I have been working as a Sound Engineer and Performer in Florida and Atlanta.
Experienced in live sound and studio recording, with an emphasis on
professionalism and versatility. I am a graduate of Full Sail's Recording
Engineering Program, where I gained a good grounding in studio procedures and
mixing techniques. As a working musician experienced in a wide range of musical
styles, I perform on an eclectic group of instruments including didjeridu,
trombone, bass, Theremin, keyboard and percussion. Performed and co-produced on
children’s albums “The Wide Mouth Frog” and “Birds on the Run” for
Noel International Productions. Currently performing in the Atlanta area with
Scattered Thieves and Heinous Bienfäng.
- Atlanta, Georgia
Engineer / Voice Talent - Oct.1996 to Dec.1997
Performance of voiceover
announcements, recording and editing of voice files used in Automated Voice
Recognition and Promotions on Hold phone messaging systems. Selection and
programming of background music for voiceovers and phone system applications,
using Sound Forge ACID pro and pre-existing commercial music libraries.
AND ARTS CENTER
- Atlanta, Georgia
Associate - March. 1998 to present
Sales and rentals of musical
instruments and accessories for one of the nation's largest music retailers.
Activities include sales of a wide range of instruments, sheet music and music
lessons in a customer-service oriented atmosphere, drawing extensively on my
knowledge of band & orchestra instruments, guitars and keyboards, drum sets
and accessories. Additional duties include daily opening and closing duties,
bank deposits, scheduling & coordination of music lessons, special orders of
sheet music and accessories, and handling large quantities of phone calls while
assisting in-store customers.
- Atlanta, Georgia
Associate - Oct.1996 to Dec.1997
Daily shipping & receiving
and phone sales in a small warehouse for the southeast distributor for Crown,
Atlas, Telex, Bose and other products in the pro audio and video field.
AUDIO VISUAL SERVICES - Atlanta, Georgia
Department QC Tech - Aug. 1995 to Oct.1996;
Tech - May 1994 to Aug. 1995, Dec. 1997 to March 1998
Quality control testing and
evaluation on a wide range of audio and audio/visual equipment, filling orders
for audio systems ranging from four-channel mixers to forty-channel concert
systems, spec shows & advise sales staff, training new employees, product
evaluation for purchasing purposes, equipment maintenance & repair. Partial
gear list includes Yamaha PM 4000 & EMX series powered consoles, Samson
& Shure UHF wireless systems, EAW KF-850 , Meyer & JBL speaker systems,
General A.V. equipment including slide projectors, video & data projection
systems, Fastfold screens, etc.
Tech Duties included:
Providing sound reinforcement and
general A.V. services for a wide range of corporate clients including COMDEX
computer show, Newt Gingrich, and Hillary Clinton.
- Atlanta, Georgia
Edge Recording Studio - Feb. 1994 to Aug. 1995
Engineering at 24/32-track
digital recording studio. Extensive experience with ADAT/BRC format & a wide
range of outboard gear. Tracking of vocals, live instruments and MIDI rigs.
Mixdowns of rap, rock & acoustic music.
Albums by MC Shy-D, Kilo, MC
Breed and others. Remixes for Deadeye Dick and others.
- Central Florida Area
Reinforcement / Live Sound Recording - 1988 to 1994
Worked with a variety of bands in
Florida's club & concert circuit. First Audio for Richard Tater engineering;
lead engineer for several of the area's Top 40 bands. Spent the summer of 1988
at THE WINE GALLERY, a club that featured Original and Alternative Music by
local and national acts. Clients included: DRIVIN' N' CRYIN', THE ACCELERATORS,
and many others. Styles included: Solo acoustic guitar, Hardcore, Jazz, Rock n'
Roll, Reggae and Blues. Mains and monitor mixes for Arlo Guthrie's INDIAN RIVER
FESTIVAL and others. Recorded demos for BRAVO HOTEL, BRAVE NEW TRIBE and
SCREAMING IGUANAS OF LOVE. Also performed and assisted in recording album for
TIN CAN JETS.
EQUIPMENT RETAIL SALES / CUSTOMER SERVICE
Discount Music - Atlanta, Ga. - May to Aug. 1995
Brothers Music- Merritt Island & Melbourne, Florida - Aug. 1989 to
Shipping/Receiving desk &
warehouse staff at Atlanta Discount Music. Customer Service at two locations for
Smith Brothers Music in Florida. Demos of equipment ranging from guitars and
amps to sequencers and digital effects units. Solely responsible for the smooth
running of the Melbourne location. Responsible for cashing out and tallying
daily sales receipts.
AIR FORCE BAND
- Aug. 1980 to Aug. 1984
Spent four years performing in
USAF Bands; stationed in New Hampshire & Germany. Trombonist in a variety of
groups -- from Concert Band to Jazz Band and Brass Ensemble. Provided Sound
Reinforcement for a 16-piece Dance Band while touring throughout Europe. Did
volunteer work for Armed Forces FAR EAST NETWORK in the Philippines, assisting
ENG crews on news shoots in & around Clark Air Base.
Member & Musician in a National / International
touring ensemble - 1978-1979
Spent a year as a cast member
touring throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Performed as Trombonist and
vocalist in an International variety show. Worked on stage crew doing nightly
strike of full P.A. and Lighting rig.
Melbourne High School -- Diploma
Brevard Community College -- Studied Trombone,
Music Theory, performed with Jazz group and in concerts
Full Sail Recording Engineering Program, 1986 --
Certificate of Graduation
Responsible, dependable, and personable with excellent
customer service skills and “bedside manner”.
Hobbies include Acting, Freestyle Frisbee and Archery.
REFERENCES References are available on request