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John F. | Elance
 
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John F.

Multi-Instrumentalist / Engineer / Composer
   United States
  |   Winthrop, MA
  |  9:22 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20
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I am a Berklee College of Music graduate (magna cum laude) in Composition and Contemporary Writing and Production. I continue to manage and oversee Subterranean Recording Studios, a recording studio based out of central New Jersey, with over 11 years and international clientele.

My musical styles range from rock, pop, jazz, r&b, hip hop, and various traditions of world music, including early vocal music (gregorian/byzantine/georgian chant), traditional japanese/east asian music, indonesian gamelan music, and music of the hindustani...

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Jul 20, 2012|Other - Design|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

This is my resumé, updated as of June 28, 2012.
A score I wrote in a "piano concerto" style. The piece has been shortened to...
There are 3 separate small clips of underscores that I wrote here. The first is what I...
A clip that I wrote based around 2 found sounds, one of birds, and the other of a...
This piece was written around a found video, of a young woman demonstrating the...
Another piece, similar to that of "we are all birds now", minus the found...
A piece for string orchestra - focusing on exploring different textures in a short...
A piece written using a solo clarinet against the string orchestra. It has been...
A short commercial written around the "Old Spice" bodywash. Using the idea of...

Skills (2)

Tested
Composition (Music)
Audio - Engineering

Service Description

I can offer the following services:
-Live recording (24 track digital, live room with sound booth for isolated instruments/voice)
-Audio production/engineering
-Re-mastering
-Mixing / Re-mixing*
-Pre/Post work
-Song Writing and Production
-Medium Conversion (tape to digital, digital to tape, vinyl to tape, etc.)
-Orchestration / Arranging
-Scoring to Video
-Beat Production

*I also can offer live Skype mixing, for your convenience and ability to "see" what is being mixed.

-Music Education (western/non-western traditions, theory, counterpoint, composition)
-Guitar/Drum/Bass/Piano lessons

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Employment

Subterranean Recording Studios
Manager
2000 - Present
Owner/Engineer/Producer Clientèle both national and international, with recognition on television (BET) Local recognition: 2007 front-page article in a regional newspaper. 32-track hard-disk...
Berklee College of Music
Tech Support
2011 - 2012
Repair/install audio hardware
Berklee College of Music
Recording Assistant
2011 - 2012
Served as a recording assistant for performance-related classes.
Drumvibe LLC
Marketing (Intern)
2011 - 2011
Marketing / Sales Developed sales pitch, negotiated contracts and built a customer base for a locally-based custom percussion company Organized information gathered about customer base in a...
Arc of Union County
Music Specialist
2008 - 2010
Music Specialist (working with children with special needs and developmental disabilities) Provided music and stage design for a final concert, along with choreography Implemented learning...

Education

Boston University
Ethnomusicology / Historical Musicology (M.M.)
2012 - Present
Berklee College of Music
Composition
2008 - 2012
Berklee College of Music
Contemporary Writing and Production
2008 - 2012
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music
composition
recording
education
songwriting
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