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Recording and Mixing

Sigh No More
2017
Sigh No More - Circe and the Skirts
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Used for a production in the OnStage series at Children's Theatre of Charlotte, the director was able to contact a former student who was now involved in her own band - and they agreed to write a song for Much Ado About Nothing.  We brought the group into one of the rehearsal spaces at the theatre, and captured both the full song and a number of short clips, instrumental and with vocals, for use as transitions.

Original music written by Charlotte O’Boyle & Abby Walker

Performed by Circe & the Skirts

Vocals – Abby Walker & Sam Dunn

Guitar – Charlotte O’Boyle

Drums – Grace Ulloa 

Bass – Sam Dunn

El Coco
2013
El Coco - Criss Cross Mangosauce
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El Coco was recorded as part of the recording sessions for the Mama Goose project at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  Devised as a multi-lingual, touring show for young children, the writers worked with a local Charlotte group, Criss Cross Mangosauce, to write original music for the show.  The recordings were tracked with vocals, but the final mix was instrumental only for accompaniment for production.  El Coco was never used in the show, but it was a great tune.

Original music written by Irania Patterson, Tony Arreaza, Issac Melendex, and Ana Lucia Divins

Performed by Criss Cross Mangosauce

Vocals – Ana Lucia Divins

Guitar – Tony Arreaza

Bass and Keys – Issac Melendez

Percussion – Joswar Acosta

Anton Pirulero
2013
Anton Pirulero - Criss Cross Mangosauce
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Anton Pirulero was another song out of the Mama Goose project at UNC Charlotte.  This was one of the songs used in the production, so no vocals are included.

Original music written by Irania Patterson, Tony Arreaza, Issac Melendex, and Ana Lucia Divins

Performed by Criss Cross Mangosauce

Vocals – Ana Lucia Divins

Guitar – Tony Arreaza

Bass and Keys – Issac Melendez

Percussion – Joswar Acosta

"Cloud Nine"
2011
Cloud Nine - UNC Charlotte Theatre
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In 2011, the UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre produced Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill.  I was able to recruit two composers for the musical numbers that begin each act - here is the track used for the show.  This piece was tracked over several sessions, in multiple spaces on campus.

Composed by Taige McMahon

Red Alerts
2008
Red Alerts - Hidden Pictures
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Red Alerts was recorded and mixed the in the fall of 2008 as part of the MFA in Sound Design and Technology program at UMKC.  Vocals, guitar, and bass were recoded in the UMKC PAC Studios; drums were tracked separately at Black Lodge Studios and provided.  

Original music by Hidden Pictures

Vocals – Richard Gintowt, Michelle Sanders

Guitar – Richard Gintowt

Bass – Tim Brandsted

Percussion – Pat Tomek

Engineered by Benjamin G. Stickels and Alec LaBau