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Sound Technician

La Perle by Dragone. October 2021- current. Dubai

Sound Engineer

Freelancer. (currently)

Recording, mixing, mastering, music composing, podcasts editing and production, audio-books editing and mixing. consultancies and audio outsourcing. audio mentoring and volunteering for sound communities that support diversity and cooperation.

Live sound FOH and monitors for any type of events (Costa Rica)

Sandtracks (founder)

Sandtracks.store is a personal brand developed to share music for any type of audiovisual projects under a common creative licensing.

Music compositions and productions are made by me and other collaborators too, mixed  and mastered by myself.

Sound Technician

Totem by Cirque du Soleil. January 2020- March2020 (pandemic)

Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil. April 2019- January 2020

 Operate and troubleshoot audio, RF, video, and communications equipment for performances, artist training, and maintenance. Run and participate in audio department cue tracks rotation (FOH, monitors, etc). Assist other departments as needed to run the performances and rehearsals

Cirque du Soleil at Sea. MSC Meraviglia. Sept. 2018 - April 2019

Principal console operator for all on stage activities including rehearsals and performances for two different shows from Cirque du Soleil exclusively at MSC Meraviglia Cruise ship. Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting. Basic cross training for video, lighting, automation, etc. to support shows.

Luzia by Cirque du Soleil. August 2017- January 2018

Part time sound technician in Luzia by Cirque du Soleil. Work closely with the musicians during rehearsals and performances as monitor engineer. Assist with maintenance, repair and modification of sound equipment.

Digital Audio Specialist

 

Hermes Music (México) December 2015- December 2106

Tech support for DAW, audio interfaces, controllers, studio monitors, microphones and PA systems. Trainer and certifier for Digico and Soundcraft consoles and Solid State Logic studio gear. Design recording studios and PA systems for clients. Teach master classes to stores, staff and final customers about audio fundamentals, audio interfaces, controllers and digital audio consoles all around the Mexican Republic. Digico assistance for concerts like Maná, Ricky Martin, Vicente Fernández, etc.

 

 

Sound Engineer/Musical Producer

 

Fundamusical Bolivar (Venezuela) January 2010 - September 2014.

Recording engineer and musical producer for live recordings of concerts made by the different orchestras from “El Sistema”. Recording assistant during: Deutsche Grammophone recordings with Gustavo Dudamel and Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.

Recording engineer during Youth Orchestra of Caracas Norway-Portugal tour on May 2012 and Simón Bolívar Youth orchestra of Venezuela tours: Genève-Verona on November 2011, Mahler Project tour to Los Angeles on January 2012 and Europe tour on June 2012.

Teacher of the School of Arts and Music Production dictated by Fundación Musical Simón Bolívar (El Sistema)

 

Recording Assistant

 

Sonofolk C.A (Venezuela) January 2008-2010.

Recording assistant, audio engineer and recording editor for Venezuelan musical groups recordings such as La Acerita, Caracas Sunset, Marisela González, Venezuela Trombón Ensamble, Bartolomé Díaz, Andrés Lazo, Desorden Público, Tatiana Reyna.

Audio assistant

Audiovisual Department, Simón Bolívar University (Venezuela)  September 2005 – December 2006

University’s archive digitalization, recording assistance during PIO TV show recordings.

Andrea Arenas MWTM
Volunteer jobs​
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Hit Like a girl contest judge

Participate as judge in the Hit like a girl contest for different categories like drummer under 13 years old, concert percussion and beat making in 2019 and 2021 editions.

Diversify the Stage Mentorship program  (Feb – July 2021)

One-on-one mentorships to foster mutually beneficial relationships and opportunities for youth to pursue their personal and professional goals

Pearl Jam Internship. (January, 2018)

Monitor system preparation for Pearl Jam tour at Rat Sound Systems, Los Angeles, CA.

Sound engineer FOH and monitors at Girlschools Music Festival (January 2017) Los Angeles, CA.  

 

Sound tech at She Rocks Awards (January 26th, 2018). Anaheim, CA.

Music Career
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Contralto Singer. 

Mexico City choir and orchestra. (January 2014-December 2016)

 

Percussion player.

Youth Orchestra of Caracas 

National Symphonic Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

percussion player touring several countries as Brazil, Chile, México, Argentina, Uruguay, Jamaica, Germany, Paris and Italy with international conductors such as Gustavo Dudamel, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Claudio Abbado, Eduardo Marturet. (1997 - 2002).

 

Guest Percussionist of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela (January 2011)

 

Education
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Ibero Puebla University
2020-2022
Cultural Management Master Degree
Simon Bolivar University. 

​2002 - 2008

Electronic Engineer

Ars Nova Music School. 

​2011 - 2014

Music Composing

Simon Bolivar Conservatory
​1999 - 2002 / 2011-2014
Juan Manuel Olivares School of music

2005 - 2008

Percussion