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Keith Hays | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 25, 2014

Keith Hays

Composer, Audio Engineer/Producer, Writer, Artist
   United States
  |   Nashville, TN
  |  10:58 am Local Time

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Keith Hays is an award-winning composer, audio engineer/producer and sound designer. Accomplished and seasoned with experience composing and recording in a number of genres and mediums from roots music to orchestral scores. Hays' clients include: Levi’s, Chevrolet, Dillards, Warner Bros, Extreme Home Makeover and more. His work in sound design won an award from The Kennedy Center.

With a Master’s Degree in Music Composition, he has over a decade of experience teaching. Hays’ students have received multiple Grammy and Emmy nominations. While...

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Portfolio

he sketch artist and I consulted daily for a week as he drew it, then I edited it,...
This is a ringtone extracted from one of my tracks titled, "St. Rita's Dance"
A slamming guitar-driven punk track
A latin-funk dance groove with fun guitar licks and punchy horns
I used a Ying-Yang and textured it to create this effect, then did the layout to fit...
This CD cover uses one of a series of my photographs called Guitar Distortion
Concept,photography, and art layout. There was no band, tour, or live shows with this...
I created the logo for The Good Life Studio
Laid out the cover art to the author and e-book retailer's specifications
Laid out the cover art to the author and e-book retailer's specifications More than...
Laid out the cover art to the author and e-book retailer's specifications Almost 1500...
Laid out the cover art to the author and e-book retailer's specifications This book won...
Laid out the cover art to the author and e-book retailer's specifications
Laid out the cover art to the author and e-book retailer's specifications
Painted character and laid out the cover art to the author and e-book retailer's...

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Music Composition
Songwriting
Music
Music Theory
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Audio Editing
Audio Editing
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Audio Production
Pro Tools
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ProTools
Voice Talent
Microsoft Word
Creative Writing
Adobe Photoshop

Service Description

Over forty years experience in composing, sound design and audio recording for film, television and theater. I offer complete set services for independent artists to help jump-start their career or take the quality of their product to the next level. My personal studio set includes software by ProTools, Garritan, Adobe and more. Hardware from Neumann, AKG, Korg, Roland, Fender and more.

• composing for media (film, tv, theater, trailers, video games)
• songwriting (assistance or collaboration with lyric writing, music or both)
• sound effects design
• mixing and mastering
• logo creation/branding
• art layout for CDs or book covers
• photography
• digital photo editing

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Employment

Nick Foxx
Art Layout
2009 - 2013
Creating cover art and promotional videos for adult-oriented romance novels, editing and proofreading text
Atrium Music Group
Composer
2012 - 2012
I wrote and recorded music in collaboration with David S. in San Francisco for The Atrium Music Group's library. It was subsequently licensed to ABC for use in the Extreme Home Make-over Home...
The Tennessee Craftsman
web designer
2010 - 2010
I photographed the clients work in various homes and in his shop, built a website and wrote the copy for his promotional material

Education

Southern Methodist University
Masters
1988 - 1990
Henderson State University
Bachelors
- 1988

Keywords

music
art
photography
composition
songwriting
guitarist
vocalist
audio engineer/producer
professor of music
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