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									                               Nathan Edwards
                                180 Liberty Ln. Apt. 4
                                 Sycamore, IL 60178

                                 ACADEMIC DEGREES

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL                                   December, 2009
Master of Music (4.0 GPA)
Electronic Music and New Media Technology
Earned Tuition Wavier, 2008

University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI                             December, 2006
Bachelor of Music
Recording Technology and Music Business

                            PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Audio Technology Instructor, Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg, IL      Starting 1/10
          Teach ‘Audio Technology II’ and ‘Listening and Analysis’
          Engage students with demonstrations and hands-on projects
          Evaluate students’ progress through personal evaluation and testing

Demonstration Specialist, Bose Corporation, Huntley, IL                09/08 – present
          Demonstrate and promote products to customers
          Educate customers about home audio and home theater technology
          Conduct live sound presentations as a pro audio specialist

Recording Specialist, NIU Recording Services, DeKalb, IL                      03/08 – 12/08
          Setup and record live music events at the university
          Provide editing and mastering services for clients and performers
          Install recording hardware and microphones in university facilities

Lead Recording Engineer, Ark Media Group, Menasha, WI                       07/06 – 07/07
          Engineer recording sessions in a studio environment
          Create graphic design and multimedia content for clients
          Conduct location recording and/or video for live music and business clients

Program Manager, Reeve Memorial Union, Oshkosh, WI                         03/04 – 03/07
         Arrange and organize public events for students
         Design and advertise events in print and online media
         Promote and assist stage crew for national acts including Jason Mraz, Michelle
           Branch, and Dashboard Confessional

Freelance Audio Specialist:

Appleton North Dance Team, dance routine mix engineer             Menasha, WI 2007-09
White Heron Chorale, audio engineer and graphic artist            Appleton, WI 2007-08
Waupaca Community Chorus, audio engineer and graphic artist         Waupaca, WI 2007
Appleton North Honors Choir, audio engineer                         Appleton, WI 2007
MacDowell Male Chorus, audio engineer                               Appleton, WI 2007

Professional Recording Projects - Engineering:

Tony Memmel: Potter Road, album engineer                        Menasha, WI 2009
John Statz: An Evening with John Statz, mastering engineer      Sycamore, IL 2008
John Statz: Dusk Came Slow, album engineer                      Oshkosh, WI 2007
    Madison Area Music Awards Folk/Americana Album of the Year
Shalom: Brand New Place EP                                      Menasha, WI 2007
Stumblesome: Before The Glacier, album engineer                 Oshkosh, WI 2007
Jacob Fannin: Upside Down, album engineer                    Oshkosh, WI 2006-07
Cycledown: Inbetween of Seasons, album engineer               Menasha, WI 2006-07
The Brightside: Mourning by Night, album engineer            Oshkosh, WI 2005-06
The Presidents: Self-Titled EP                                  Menasha, WI 2005
Cait Shanahan: The Color Cait, album engineer                   Oshkosh, WI 2004

                              SELECTED PERFORMANCES

Exhibition of compositions:

University of North Carolina CHAT Festival selection: Opening/Unknowing, February 2010

NIU Annex Group Electroacoustic Concert performer and event committee chair:
‘2’ (two), 2009
Electrics, 2009
Homespace, 2008

60×60 Electronic Music Competition: Glass Elevator
Exhibit at Electronic Music Midwest, 2008

Live performance:

Graduate Recital: Nowhere. Piano, live electronics, and video
Northern Illinois University, 2009

Composer’s Seminar piano performance: Little Pieces, Mvt. 1
Northern Illinois University, 2009

Undergraduate Voice Recital Performance
UW Oshkosh Recital Hall, 2006

Video Presentations:

Short Film: Nowhere.                                 Northern Illinois University, 2009
Short Film: A Night at Studio 303A                                    Chicago, IL, 2009
Short Film Documentary: Unpacked/Offset              Northern Illinois University, 2008
Short Film: Good Morning              UW Oshkosh Films on the Fox prize recipient, 2005

                              ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS

Opening/Unknowing (2009) – Multi-channel surround recording
Little Pieces (2009) – Piano and Live Electronics
Mechanical Lullabies 1-3, (2008-09)- Live Electronics Series
Homespace 1 (2008) – Electric Guitar and Live Electronics
Glass Elevator (2008) – Stereo Recording
Eco Noise (2008) - Stereo Recording
Motion and Skies (2007) – Stereo Recording
Silent Majority (2007) – Stereo Recording
Teenage Late-Night Radio (2006) – Electric Guitar, Percussion and Electronics
Twilight (2006) – Synthesizer and Electronics
Echo (2006) – Stereo Recording
Wind Chimes (2005) – Wind Chimes and voice

                           PUBLICATIONS – RECORDINGS

Mechanical Lullabies, (2010) Electro-acoustic compositions (upcoming)
The New Years EP (2009) Acoustic guitar, voice, and various instrumentation
Overcast, (2004) Electronic instruments and synthesizer

                               SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

Logic Pro 8                      Max/MSP 5                        Sibelius 5
Digital Performer 5              Audacity 1.3                     Adobe Creative Suite 3
Pro Tools 8                      Sony Sound Forge                 Processing 1.0
Reason 4                         Sony Acid Pro 6                  Bias Peak

                              PRINCIPAL INSTRUCTORS

Dr. James Phelps, Electronic Music, Northern Illinois University
Dr. Robert Fleisher, Acoustic Composition, Northern Illinois University
Professor Walter Messner, Recording Technology, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
Professor Joyce Andrews, Classical Voice, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

                          PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

College Music Society, 2009-Present
Society for Electroacoustic Musicians (SEAMUS), 2009-Present
Northern Illinois University Annex Group, 2008-Present
Vox Novus, 2008-Present
Ark Media Group, 2006-07

Oshkosh Recording Association, 2003-2005

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