Studios, Burbank, CA (4/2000 to current)
Freelance Mastering Engineer: mastering, digital editing,
and quality control.
Saul Zaentz Film
Center, Berkeley, CA (6/93 to 8/97)
Digital Audio Specialist and Sound Editor. This facility provides
audio post-production for feature films, completing about 20-25 "Hollywood"
films a year. Using Sonic Solutions digital audio workstations, I
trained freelance film sound editors, and edited dialogue on several
films. I assisted in managing their fiber optic network of 15 Sonic
Solutions systems, and wrote tutorials.
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA (9/90 to 5/93)
Sonic Solutions NoNOISE Consultant and Engineer. This
recording studio is part of Fantasy Records. I was responsible for
all of the audio "de-noising" for outside clients, using
a digital audio computer workstation called the NoNOISE system.
For the majority of these projects, I would also prepare the CD premasters.
Most of my clients were in Los Angeles and New York.
Los Angeles, CA (4/87 to 8/90)
Production Director. This company produced CD's: a library
containing musical instrument samples, music CD's and technical CD's.
Prosonus also provided two services: NoNOISE (see above), and CD pre-mastering.
I oversaw all production: CD pre-production, recording, digital editing,
CD pre-mastering, printing; NoNOISE work; music recording and mixing;
managing personnel, budgets, and facilities planning. In addition,
I was the producer and engineer for the majority of Prosonus CD releases.
Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA (4/87 to 1/88)
Staff recording engineer and Synclavier programmer. Synclavier
work included programming during recording sessions, sound design,
sampling, and processing and filtering of samples.
Recording, San Francisco, CA (2/85 to 2/87)
Staff recording engineer. Worked on many sessions, including
record albums, film scores, and TV ads.
Los Angeles, CA (12/78 to 8/83)
Audio engineer for the Los Angeles Philharmonic weekly national
radio broadcasts, responsible for both the live recording and the
post-production. Pre-production and chief audio engineering for the
1981 Contemporary Music Festival at California Institute of the Arts.
This involved recording in five separate spaces, with over 30 different
stage setups in four days.
Graduate with Bachelor of Arts degree in Music/Recording Arts, 1983.
This is a self-designed major in the Interdisciplinary Studies honors
program. The major consisted of about one-half music courses, and
about one-half technical courses related to recording, including math,
physics, electronics, acoustics, etc.
(References available upon request.)