Operations Manager

Sound Engineer

Winston-Salem / Greensboro, NC
Will Tour | Will Travel

Last Updated: 08/29/2020 23:52 EST

Job Qualifications

Operations Manager, Sound Engineer, Sound Designer, Production Manager, Theater Manager, Mic Runner, Sound Operator, Follow Spot Operator, Stagehand, Production Stage Manager, Assistant Sound Designer


Primary Skills:

Sound Reinforcement, Recording, Logic


Additional Experience in:

qLab


In a Pinch, I can:

ETC EOS


Experience

Profile
Event Manager, Audio Engineer, Event Technician, and Musician; I have an extensive talent set and a wide array of experience. I have run technical event crews for over 14 years, recorded over 20 albums and EPs, mixed audio for a number of festivals large and small, and I have written and performed many different kinds of music of varied styles, all while maintaining a love for my work in all aspects of the industry. I am currently researching the possibilities of monetizing live streaming for venue purposes.
Managerial Experience
Senior Technical Manager, Carolina Theatre of Durham 2006-Present
Oversee all aspects of technical sides of the theatres events: Sound, Lighting, Rigging, Crew Management, Hospitality, Catering, Digital Projection, etc.
Negotiating contracts and maintaining relationships with vendors.
Estimate potential costs for hired productions and rental clients.
Advance with talent and clients, coordinating and managing events and helping to ensure a smooth production.
Help Facility Manager with day to day operations and facility maintenance.
Ensure budget to each show is met or under..
Kitchen Manager, Chapel Hill Restaurant Management Group 1997-2006
Responsible for food preparation of daily and catering operations, menu implementation, daily and weekly ordering, and occasional scheduling.
Oversaw and managed daily staff.
Expedited the line when needed.

Owner/Operator, CW Music and Sound 2003-Present
Provide audio, lighting and production for multiple events and clients in North Carolina, including:
=Cary Lazy and Spring Daze, Carrboro Music Festival, Heavy Rebel Weekender, Durham Earth Day, Artsplosure, Fest in the West, etc
Maintain and repair inventory, partition for multi-stage events
Schedule, oversee and train event crew
Audio Engineering Experience
Lead Sound Engineer, Blue Bayou Club 2005-2010
Provide bands and club with live sound engineering, maintenance of the house public address system.
Responsible for scheduling other sound engineers.

Lead Sound Engineer, Temple Ball 2003-2005
Operated and maintained the house public address system.
Provided a number of musical acts with recordings of live performances.
Worked with a wide variety of musical acts of various styles, including classical, jazz, rock, blues, hip hop and folk.

Monitor Engineer, South Wing Sound 1999-2004
Helped set up, take down, and operate Public Address system for small concerts.
Operated monitor console and helped with clients/bands needs on stage.

Freelance Recording Engineer 1996-Present
Familiar with digital and analog formats, digital editing and multi-tracking on Pro Tools and Logic. MIDI programming experience.
Tracking, editing, mixing, remixing experience.
Coordinated schedules and created advertisements.
Specialized in recording acts in unconventional spaces
Music Experience
Fat Bastard Blues Band 2009 - Present
Write and perform original material (vocals and guitar).
Produced and mixed Fat Bastard Blues Band, 2016
Blues Challenge Winners, 2009, 2015 Triangle Blues Society, 2012 Cape Fear Blues Society
Competed three times at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis
Created promotion and marketing for the group

Ape Foot Groove 1994 - 2013
Wrote and performed original material
Produced, recorded and mixed the album Hung Like A Monkey (1998)
Created promotion and marketing for the group
Extensively toured the Eastern seaboard

Ashley Atkins Band 2004 - 2009
Guitar and backup vocals
Recorded, produced and Mixed Ashley Atkins (2006)
Toured regionally in the Southeast

Education
Syracuse University- Syracuse, NY BA Music, 1996
Liverpool High School- Liverpool, NY, 1991
Soft Skills
Multiple project management, creative problem solving, team building and communication, task delegation, prioritization, empathy and customer service
Hard Skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Publisher and Visio, Keynote, QLab, Meyer Compass

Contact

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Mailing Address

Mebane, NC 27302

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