BENJAMIN W. TERRY
To obtain work in Audio Recording, or a subset of that field including sales or teaching.
I am a hard working, dependable, prompt individual with a propensity for detail and observation. I have been working in audio professionally for 10 years in which time I have become a qualified leader and salesman. Being a salesman is required of an audio engineer in order to keep business steady.
Graduated magna *** laude in December 2003 from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Science in Recording Industry Production and Technology with minors in Business Administration and Electro-Acoustics.
01/09 – Present: Independent Producer in Nashville, TN.
Produced EP’s and projects for bands and artists in and around Nashville.
01/04 – Present: Independent Audio Engineer in Nashville, TN.
Engineered countless sessions from multiple genres. Recorded scores for films and games. Recorded orchestras for numerous clients. Received Platinum record for engineering “I Caught Myself” with band Paramore for “Twilight” soundtrack. Engineered Rock records for major labels. Engineered Gospel and Country. Have worked with everyone from Dolly Parton to Stone Sour to Sony PlayStation, to Trivium.
01/04 – Present: Independent Assistant Engineer in Nashville, TN.
Worked for the best engineers and producers in Nashville. Nominated by Nashville Music pros for “Best Assistant Engineer.” Was able to make difficult sessions manageable through planning, staffing, and leadership.
09/03 – 08/04: Sam Ash Music Sales Associate.
Worked on sales force as Recording and Technology sales associate. Was integral part of sales staff, was very successful and made many connections.
07/96 – 08/01: McMurray Music Sales Associate.
Worked on sales floor starting at accessories, and working up to Sound Reinforcement. Taught me how to sell, inspired me to learn about audio professionally.
Have intimate knowledge of Analog and Digital recording mediums and consoles, analog and digital signal flow, digital editing, mixing, plug-ins, studio etiquette and archiving.
Enjoy Running, astronomy, traveling, and reading.