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ANGELA TAYLOR
PO Box 65271
Baltimore, MD 21209
ataylor@angelataylor.com
 
EDUCATION:
Peabody Conservatory of Music: The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
M.M., Computer Music
B.M., Recording Arts and Sciences
B.M., Performance: Flute Major, Vocal Minor


RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

RECORDING ENGINEER ......................................................... 1990-present
Freelance: Broadcast/Rock/Pop/Classical ...................................................................................... United States
  • Production Audio for ABC National News: Record/Broadcast voiceovers and talking head audio; send/receive audio via Fiber Optic lines to/from remote locations; route audio from Frame Sync (Routing Switcher) into Intercoms and Console; create IFB mixes (NEVE Libra Digital Consoles)
  • Audio Post-Production for Nationally Broadcast shows on FOX Network: music editing, voiceover recording, OMF import, sound effects editing & design, final mixdown of VO/TH/Nats/Effects/Music (ProTools)
  • Produced/Engineered various jazz, rock, classical chamber and orchestral ensembles using digital multitrack and/or direct-to-2 track recording techniques (Produced/Engineered various commercial clients)
  • Recorded/edited with computer based hard-disk recording/editing systems: ProTools, Sonic Solutions, Digital Performer, Peak, etc.
  • Performed recording studio and electronic music studio maintenance including: installation and repair of computers, tape machines, consoles, MIDI gear and other studio equipment.

  • Engineering Employment History:
  • Production Audio for ABC News including World News Tonight, Nightline, This Week with George Stephanopoulos 2004-present
  • Music Editing/Sound Mixer for America's Most Wanted and Top Cops TV shows on Fox Network; 2002-present
  • Produced/Engineered Rock/Pop Children's Anthem "We Can Make the World a Better Place" (ala We are the World) for UNESCO-JHU; 2002
  • Produced/Engineered "Food Nation" Theme broadcast on The Food Network; 2002
  • Engineered/Co-Produced (with John Jennings) Angela Taylor Album "Songs for Strong Girls"; 2001
  • Recording Engineer; Skinny Girl Productions; 1997-present
  • Recording Engineer; Speakeasy Audio/Video Productions; 1994-96
  • Recording Engineer; Sheffield Audio/Video Productions; 1993-94
  • Recording Engineer; Ohio Light Opera Company; 1992
  • Recording Engineer; Maryland Symphony Orchestra; 1991
  • Recording Engineer; Peabody Conservatory; 1990-96


  • MUSIC FACULTY

    PEABODY CONSERVATORY: PREPARATORY DIVISION ................ 2000-present
    Music Faculty: Computer Music ...................................................................................................... Baltimore, MD
  • Teaching Computer Music covering MIDI and Recording Studio Techniques; Music Scoring using Finale; Digital Audio using Pro Tools; Music & Multimedia for the Internet
  • Experienced user of: ProTools, Digital Performer, Finale, MAX, MSP, Pluggo, Unity, Peak, AudioStream, Auto-Tune, and all Koblo products.

  • CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER ................................................................. 2002-2004
    Music Faculty: Voice & Flute ...................................................................................................... Baltimore, MD
  • Teach children and adults of all levels. Topics covered include Proper Breathing, Warmups, Proper Technique, Pitch Matching, Reading Sheet Music, Music Theory, Performance & Presentation

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND ................................................................ 1997-2000
    Music Faculty: Computer Music ...................................................................................................... Baltimore, MD
  • Teaching Computer Music (course numbers: MUSC427/428) covering Recording Studio and MIDI Techniques; Music Sequencing Software; Sound Modules; Sampling; Digital Audio Workstations; History of Electronic & Computer Music.
  • Responsible for Studio Equipment Procurement, Setup, Maintenance.

  • PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN ................................................................... 1990-present

    Freelance: Rock/Pop/Classical/Jazz Genres ...................................................................................... United States
    Numerous performances in the United States. Partial list of venues includes:
  • Peabody Conservatory Baltimore, MD
  • U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC  
  • Kenny's Castaways New York City, NY
  • John F. Kennedy Center Washington, DC
  • 9:30 Club Washington, DC
  • Anastasia's Asylum Los Angeles, CA
  • Theatre of Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
  • Princeton University Princeton, NJ
  • Diedrich's Los Angeles, CA
  • Birchmere Alexandria, VA
  • Ram's Head Annapolis, MD
  • Nightingale's New York City, NY

  • MUSICAL TRAINING:
    Flutist: 20 years experience playing solo, chamber, and orchestral gigs and sessions; classical and jazz genres. Studied with Don Stapleson, Joan Voorhees, Bonnie Lake, Mark Sparks.
    Vocalist: 10 years experience singing in various rock groups and classical recitals. Worked with Judy Malis, Kyle Engler, Jennifer Hamady, Richard Gordon, Earnesto Phillips.
    Composer: 12 years experience writing music in classical, electronic/computer, and rock genres. Learned under Eileen Soskin, Tom Benjamin, Greg Boyle, Geoff Wright.
    Other Instruments Studied: Piano, Percussion, Guitar

    HONORS/AFFILIATIONS:
    2007-2008 Strathmore Artist-in-Residence
    2005-2008 Peabody Alumni Council (Chair, Membership and Alumni Programs Committee)
    2005 Honorable Mention MASC Pop Songwriting Contest
    2005 Spokesmodel for SmokeFree Maryland
    2005 Panelist at Millenium Music Conference
    2004 Winner MASC Pop Songwriting Contest
    2004 Beta Tester for Universal Audio
    2003 Mentor at NARAS "GRAMMY in the Streets" Conference
    2003 Spokesmodel for Music Software Coalition's "Be Cool - Buy the Software You Use" Campaign
    2002 Panelist at NARAS "GRAMMY in the Streets" Conference
    2001 "Best of Baltimore" Best Solo Music Artist (Baltimore City Paper - Reader's Choice Poll)
    2001 "Best Regional Picks" - Music Monthly Magazine (as selected by Susie Mudd, editor)
    2001 "Best Female Vocalist" - Reader's Poll - Music Monthly Magazine
    2000 Joined Peabody Faculty
    2000 Panelist at IMX (Interactive Music Expo) in LA, CA
    1999 "Best of Baltimore" Best Solo Music Artist (Baltimore City Paper - Reader's Choice Poll)
    1999 Finalist of Lilith Fair Talent Search
    1999 Finalist of IMX Discovery Contest
    1998 Finalist of Lilith Fair Talent Search
    1997 Joined University of Maryland Faculty
    Peabody Career Development Grant
    Johns Hopkins University Alumni Council, Executive Committee
    Three Arts of Homeland Prize for Outstanding Achievement at Peabody
    Peabody Student Council President
    Golden Key Honor Society
    Audio Engineering Society (AES)
    National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) - DC Board Member
    Washington Area Musicians Association (WAMA)
    Women in Film & Video (WIFV)
    Baltimore Songwriters Association (BSA)
    TAXI (independent A&R agency)
    Mensa
    BMI

    REFERENCES
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