Gary Beavers

Freelance Audio Editor & Music Producer

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Location:Dallas, Texas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/garybeavers
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GARY BEAVERS
9861 Parkford Dr. Dallas, TX 75238? Phone: 214-240-7823 ? Email: gbeav2004@yahoo.com
About graduate seeking career in music or engineering
Recently graduated with a degree in Music Media/Industries with an emphasis in recording. Pursuing Masters degree online but would like to begin a career now within the field of music.
KEY SKILLS
Editing Software: Pro Tools LE/HD ? Cakewalk ? Logic ? Garage Band ? Peak LE
Hardware: Microphone placement ? Cable Repair ? Digital Mixer Boards ? Live Sound Boards
Other Applications: Reason ? Finale ? MS Office Suite
Musical Knowledge: Classical and Jazz Theory ? Composition ? Arranging
Systems: Windows and Mac OS
EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON — Arlington, TX
Pursuing BA in Music Media and Industries (Specialization in Studio Production), 2008 to Present
Highlights:
• Principle Oboist in Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra
• Study of Recording and Mixing techniques, Acoustics of Sound, Electrical Engineering
• Assisted in building of new recording studio
o Learned the process of building a studio and proper installment procedures of equipment installation
• One of the founding members of the newly reinstated FMA chapter on campus.
o Worked with a group of men to establish a colony which could then be/and was instated into a FMA Sinfonia chapter on campus
RICHLAND COLLEGE — Dallas, TX
Associates Degree in Music (Emphasis in Oboe and Jazz Guitar), 2004 to 2007
Highlights:
• Principle Oboist in Wind Symphony
• Principle Guitarist in Big Band and Jazz Combo
• Teacher Assistant to Band Department
• Recipient of music scholarships during the 2005 – 2007 semesters
EXPERIENCE
• Freelance Engineer, (2010 to Present)
o Record and Mix engineer for local bands and artists in the Dallas/Ft Worth area
• Jazz Combos, Vocal Soloist over dubbing, Acoustic covers, Church choirs, Rock bands, Solo Artists
o Songs ranked #4 on Jazz Charts in Dallas/ Ft Worth area on Reverbnation.com
• Internship at Richland College, (2007 to 2009)
o Live Sound Engineer (musicals and plays for the Theater Department)
o Music Director for Theater Department (compose and/or arrange music for Shakespeare plays in the Theater Department)
o Record Engineer (Record musicals, music to be used for plays, create sound effects to later be used for musicals/plays)
o Arranged Jazz Combo charts for Richland Dance Recital
• Performed the pieces as well and served as member of the house band for the event
• Arranged Big band charts for 3-piece combo

• Sound Engineer and Assistant to “Imprint”, (2009)
o Assisted in selecting actors and music for a short film drama
o Music editor for selected music
• Sound Engineer for Northlake Baptist Church, (1995 to Present)
o Sound and Light Board Operator
• Sound for weekly and special events
• Lights for special events (Christmas, Easter Performances)
o Record Engineer
• Record live performances of choir, soloists, and sermons
o Reinstalled new sound system during the sanctuary’s renovations
• Soundboard, Amplifiers, Speakers, Rewiring, Custom cable building
• Microphone placement and Mixing
o Use of condenser, dynamic, and ribbon microphones for various genres
• Classical (large ensemble, chamber, quintets, quartets, solo)
• Jazz (Big band, Combo, acoustic and electrical instruments, vocals)
• Rock/Pop (Rock, R&B, Rap, Vocals, Acoustic, Country)
• Piano Solos on Grand and Baby Grand Pianos
o Recording in controlled and non-controlled environments
• Live performance recordings in Churches and Performance halls
• Manipulating environments so acoustics can be controlled
WORK HISTORY
• Wilborn Music Studio, 2011 to Present
o Assistant Engineer for recording and mixing
• Freelance Record Engineer, 2009 to Present
o Record and Mix engineer for local bands and artists in the Dallas/Ft Worth area
• Jazz Combos, Vocal Soloist over dubbing, Acoustic covers, Church choirs, Rock bands, Solo Artists
• Music At Your Doorstep, 2010 to Present
o Private Lesson Teacher
• Teach lessons on the following instruments (Oboe, Bassoon, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Recording, Music Theory) throughout the Dallas/Ft Worth area
• Simply Fondue of Arlington, 2010 to 2011
o Server, Bartender, Audio Technician, Music/Event Coordinator, Assistant Manager
• Earned consistent commendations for exemplary service delivery (average of 100 guests per shift). Regularly singled out on comment cards for “going above and beyond expectations” and “providing outstanding service and attention to guests.”
• Recognized for ability to quickly establish rapport with customers, up-sell products and build a loyal clientele.
• Selected and streamlined bar products based on analysis of consumption and sales, resulting in superior inventory and selection for guests.
• Developed floor plans for auxiliary bars used for large private parties. Outcomes included faster service, improved efficiency and enhanced guest satisfaction.
• Developed live music events for clienteles’ entertainment. Outcome included increase in customers, rise in sales, and improved customer satisfaction.
• Scheduled weekly performances with local artist to entertain guests on weekends and holidays.
• Maintained daily reports of restaurant sales, bar inventory, and budgeting of bar sales.
• Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, 2005
o 2nd Bassoon for Las Colinas
• Participated in educating and encouraging 5th and 6th graders into joining music programs across the Dallas/ Ft Worth area
• Blue Mesa Grill, 2007 to 2009
o Server, Bartender
• Consistently achieved highest per-night sales averages (out of 10+ servers) by up-selling orders and suggesting add-ons/extras to meals.
• Proved the ability to multitask, handle crowds of up to 250 people, resolve customer issues and excel within a demanding, high-volume setting.
• Snuffer’s Grill, 2002 to 2007
o Host, Server, Bartender
• Consistently achieved highest per-night sales averages (out of 10+ servers) by up-selling orders and suggesting add-ons/extras to meals.
• Proved the ability to multitask, resolve customer issues and excel within a demanding, high-volume setting.
REFERENCES
Lance Wilson: Former Boss ? 214-881-2371
Jana Chamblee: Former Boss ? 214-664-2056
Gary Bird: Friend/ Former Customer ? 972-660-1793
Matt Anderson: Friend/ Former Customer ? 469-644-3402
Jasmine Xavier: Friend/ Co-Studio Student ? 972-998-1469
Cody Morton: Friend ? 214-500-8902
Jimmy Tidwell: Former Co-Worker/ Friend ? 469-471-1166
Skills (2) Rating
Audio Editing
Music Production