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ANDY MURPHY

 

Audio  Consultant  /  Production  for  Multi-media  Projects

 

- Currently Chief Recording Engineer for the University of Texas College of Fine Arts  Recording Studio: In charge of all recording for the College of Fine Arts. Work in all forms of electronic media.

Also, oversee the audio training and internship program for the COFA Recording Studio.

(1993 - present)

- Contracted with IBM to do audio training for their Multi-media Development Group (1991)

           - Worked with Josten's  Learning Corporation on their interactive computer  multi-media educational software as an audio consultant and voice talent (1990)            

- Wrote, produced, and/or performed national and regional commercial  jingles through my own music production company, Panda Productions (1983 - present).  This entails working with graphic artists, animation experts, audio/film production teams, talent, manufacturers,distributors, etc.  Some of my clients include Cinemark Theatres, Entex Natural Gas, Pizza Hut, Dr. Pepper, Budweiser, Ford, Vidal  Sassoon, Chevrolet, Keller Williams Realtors.  Six of the jingles won regional Addy Awards.

 - Co-produced a video distributed internationally by Embassy Home Video, (Texercise with Irlene Mandrell - 1985)

- Worked with Third Coast Video & Film on multi-media projects while I was part-owner, engineer, and studio manager of Third Coast Sound in the 501 Multi-Media Complex (1979 - 1981)

                                                                                     

Audio  Production  Work

 

 - Produced and engineered several nationally distributed albums  through my music production company Panda Productions (1983-present).  One of the singles was spotlighted as a hot new single pick on the country charts by Billboard  and Record World,  There was an article about myself and Panda Productions in Billboard  (1989).

 

- Engineered, produced and/or performed on thousands of music projects at various studios throughout Texas and in New York and Illinois (1971-present).  Some of these projects include Asleep at the Wheel, Carol King, Jennifer Warnes, George Strait, Jerry Jeff Walker, Gary P. Nunn, Eric Johnson, the Austin Chamber Ensemble , the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Kronos String Quatrtet, Walt Disney children's albums, and Miramar's Imaginaria  computer animation feature to name just a few.

 

 

 

- Engineer and co-producer for all recorded music examples for Stefan Kostka’s Tonal Harmony, Textbook and Workbook: 3rd, 4th and 5th editions published by McGraw Hill

 

Audio  Engineer

- Chief Engineer for College of Fine Arts Recording Studio at the University of Texas; Austin (1992 - present )

Chief Engineer for Panda Productions (1983 - present)

Chief Engineer for Lone Star Recording (1981 - 1983)

Chief Engineer/Studio Manager for Third Coast Sound (1979 - 1981)                

Engineer at various studios in Texas, New York, and Illinois (1971 - 1979)

 

Audio  and  Studio  Consultant

- Worked with Rupert Neve, ARN Consultants, on consultation project for Penny & Giles to test digital audio processor product development and make recommendations for release and marketing strategies. (1996)

- Consulted on room and system redesign for the Austin jazz club Top of the Marc with Ken Dickensheets, acoustician (1991)

 - Consulted on the building and equipment installation of Lone Star Recording, Third Coast Studio, Loma Ranch Studio, Studio D, Hound Sound Recording in Austin, Texas (1976 - 1979)

 

Artist  Development  and  Management  Services

 

 - Produced and managed Keri Leigh and the Blue Devils for whom I negotiated a record deal with Amazing Records in April 1991,signed them with the William Morris Agency in August 1991, and set up a tour with Little Feat in the fall of 1991

- Served as Vice-President of A&R (Artists and Repertoire) for the international music firm Phantom Productions (1989)

 

Music  Publishing  Services

 

 - Owner of two music publishing companies, Artsong Music (BMI) founded 1979 and Lipstick Music (ASCAP) founded 1983.  These catalogues  are administered by the well-known national publishing company, Bugg Music.

 

Performance  Experience

 

- Have performed professionally as a singer both” live” and in the studio since 1975.

 

Educator

 

            - Currently teach Modern Recording Techniques at the School of Music,             University of Texas at Austin, and Austin Community College.

             -  Taught Music for Radio Television and Film at the School of Music, University of Texas at Austin. (1995-97)

  -  Designed and taught Recording Curriculum for an Associate Degree at Austin Community College. (1986-1994)

         - Currently Chairman of the Commercial Music Management Degree Academic Advisory Committee for Austin Community College.

 - Designed and taught recording curriculum for the New School Of  Music, Austin, Texas (1982-85)

 

Professional  Organizations  &  Societies

 

Present

Member Audio Engineering Society

Member National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences

Member American Association of University Professors

 

1988 - 1989                   

Committee Member - for the Music District Committee, appointed by the Austin City Council, to study and recommend how to further develop the music industry in Austin.

  

1986 - 1989

President - for the Austin chapter of the Texas Music Association, a state organization to promote the state's professional music industry.  Also served as Chairman of the Board.

 

1983 - 1987

Board of Director - for the Austin Music Umbrella, a group that represents various local music organizations in dealing with the city's governmental agencies and funding.  Also chaired songwriters’ and composers’ competitions for two years.

 

References

 

Rupert Neve, ARN Consultants, audio designer

100 Leach Lane

Wimberley,TX  78676        (512) 847-3013

 

Ken Dickensheets, Dickensheets and Associates, acoustic consultants

505 E. Huntland Dr. Suite #140

Austin,Tx. 78752         (512) 454-5734

 

Mark McQuilken, FMR Audio, audio designer

3302 Treadsoft Cove

Austin, TX 78748        (512) 280-9106

 

Jim Kerkhoff, Asst.  Dean for Information Technologies, College of Fine Arts,

University of Texas;

Austin,Texas          (512) 471-0392 work

 

Peter Bay, Conductor & Music Director

Austin Symphony Orchestra

1101 Red River

Austin, Texas         (512) 301-5226 home