Robert Trapp

Freelance Music Producer & Audio Editor

Location:Nashville, Tennessee, United States
2 Skills
Graduated Dec. 2010: Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN
Bachelor of Science in Recording Industry with a focus in Production & Technology.
GPA (3.75) *** Laude
Extra Curricular
MTSU- Audio Engineering Society (AES) - current member
Phi Kappa Phi member- Top 10% of my class

SoundTrapp Productions - Owner, Operator, Studio Musician, Engineer & Producer
• Provide Audio Recording and Production Services to Clients
• Editing, Mixing, Mastering and Production Services range from all styles and genres

NECAT – Nashville Public Access TV Station- Volunteer Audio Engineer June – Present Nashville, TN
• Provide On-Location Audio Engineering Services for Independent Producers for various TV shows.
• Operate and Optimize Lighting and Camera angles for various Independent TV Shows

Lotos Nile PR & Marketing – Full Time Employee March – June of 2011 Nashville, TN
• Provided Public Relations and Marketing Services to numerous clients
• Custom Video Editing, Audio Mixing, and Digital Distribution
• Provided Traditional & Digital Tour Support for numerous clients
• Website Maintenance and Upkeep

Lotos Nile PR & Marketing- PR/Marketing Intern Summer of 2010 Nashville, TN
• Provided Public Relations and Marketing Services to numerous clients
• Custom Video/Audio Interviews along with Editing, Mixing, and Electronic Distribution
• Modular Merchant Account Executive

Production Services- Hired Help 2008-Present MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
• Setup and breakdown of stage/light/sound equipment
• Provide troubleshooting for equipment malfunctions
• Stage Setup for entertainers such as Chris Young (Country Artist) and Ralphie May (Comedian)

The Next Best Thing 2008-2009 Nashville/ Elizabethton TN
• Performed traditional and contemporary bluegrass throughout the United States
• Managed Merchandise, Sound Technician, Cartage

The ETSU Pride Band 2006-2008 Johnson City, TN
• Performed Traditional Bluegrass and Old-time music throughout the Eastern United States
• Managed Live Sound, Merchandise, Stage Prep and Cartage

Relevant Knowledge and Experience
College Courses:
Survey Actg for Gen Business Computer Literacy
Applied Digital Audio Copyright Law
Recording Studio Techniques Principles of Management
Contracts and Legal Issues Principles of Marketing

Facilitator’s Assistant (Fred Bartenstein) Leadership Bluegrass 2010- IBMA

Assisted Grammy Award Winning Engineer John Hill (MTSU professor and Schermerhorn Audio Engineer) with the recording of the Nashville Symphony performing Bach’s B-Minor Mass (Live at the Schermerhorn, Nashville TN)

Produced, Mixed and Engineered bluegrass/old-time band, The Dry Valley Gamblers; Nashville Country Singer, Brittany Taylor; Gospel/Americana songwriter Steve Watts

Live performances thorough out the country- Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN- The Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol TN/VA and Ralph Stanley’s 80th Birthday to name a few.

Received the Bill Vernon Grey Fox Scholarship 2009-2010
Received a Music Performance Scholarship to attend ETSU 2006-2008

Technical Skills
Mac and PC proficient, Microsoft Word, Modular Merchant, Filemaker, Concrete 5, Dreamweaver, iMovie, Adobe Photoshop, Emma, Streamsend, ProTools V.9.0, Melodyne and Auto-tune, Nuendo V.4.0
Skills (2) Rating
Music Production
Audio Editing