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SKILLS AND SOFTWARE
BASIC VIDEO COMPOSITING
AUDIO EDITING AND RETOUCH
Compositing out some clutter left in-frame, and removing distracting background areas.
MUSIC AND THEATER ARE ALL ABOUT TELLING STORIES.
AS A WORKING, PROFESSIONAL TENOR, EVERY DAY I ENCOUNTER THE KIND OF STORIES CLASSICAL ARTISTS AND COMPANIES NEED TO TELL TO PROMOTE THEIR WORK. FROM ESTABLISHED COMPANIES TO START-UPS, LOCAL NON-PROFITS, INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS, INSTRUMENTAL, VOCAL, AND EVEN A PAINTER; I'VE WORKED WITH LOTS OF TYPES AND LEVELS IN THE ARTS AND I'VE SEEN WHAT YOUR PROMOTION NEEDS LOOK LIKE. WE'LL MAKE AN INDIVIDUAL CAMPAIGN, STRATEGY, OR SOLUTION FOR YOUR NEEDS THAT FITS YOUR STYLE AND BRANDING, TO MAKE SURE
SO YOU LOOK
Removing members of the public, altering signage, moving subjects, & color corrections.
GREEN SCREEN REPLACEMENT & COMPOSITED MAGIC TRANSITION
Removal of green screen and replacement with digital set and 'magic' reveal asset for logo.
Compositing, green screen keying.
VIDEO MASK COMPOSITE & TRACKING
Composite effect where dynamic video logo appears to exist behind subject.
Tracking, compositing, masking.
TRACKING A MOVING SHOT FOR COMPOSITE
Composite effect where dynamic gimbal shot is tracked to accommodate assets which appear to hold their place in space.
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2022 — PRESENT
WEBSITES + SOCIAL MEDIA DIVISIONS
I am part of two teams at Unison Media. I am our Website Account Manager, taking point with clients to organize with them, build websites for artists, companies and other needs in the Classical music industry. I am also on a social media team, pitching, creating, editing, deploying and performance assessing content to Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo and more.
2021 — PRESENT
KENOSHA OPERA FESTIVAL
HEAD OF MARKETING
I founded this opera festival and, besides my executive duties, I was responsible for all marketing, branding, and public-facing needs for the Festival. I created numerous brands for KOF including the company brand, logos for season tickets, web-shows like ScoreKeeping and FunFacts!, branding and promotional campaigns for all stage productions, donorship campaigns, built our website, and more. At KOF I designed logos, created social content, created ads, filmed, photographed, recorded audio, and edited to produce deployable assets to promote the work of the Festival.
LOGO AND CAMPAIGN DESIGNER
During COVID-19 Brew City Opera created an audio-only, radio-style program to release on the web. I created the logo, brand image, social posts/posters, and video ads for this project.
VIDEO PRODUCTION EDITOR
This charming Julia Child opera was produced in a for-video format and I worked with the director to edit this opera video production. I created the banding and logo image for this production, as well as executed all editing nd color correction from the various assets filmed on-set, as well as created a vintage TV screen-replacement introduction, and handled minor effects.
LEAD CAMPAIGN DESIGNER AND
VIDEO PRODUCTION EDITOR
I adapted Opera in The Rock's previous production of Madama Butterfly for streaming at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic to connect with audiences in their homes. I did all the visual branding for the digital version of this opera, as well as all principal editing, including an opening credits sequence overtop the overture, a re-edit of the 'humming chorus' from the opera for end credits, as well an intermission presentation with speeches, a real-time countdown to the second half and more. I was also responsible for color correction, subtitles, and more. Lastly, I also creating a video ad and social posts to promote this adaptation, fabricating assets and overlays.
BREW CITY OPERA
I designed the brand image for the up-start company, Brew City Opera, of Milwaukee WI. I designed the logo, including a bespoke font, as well as the overall brand image. I also created the first iteration of their website and sit as a senior adviser to the company.
2014 — 2015
MARKETING AND PR DIRECTOR
I created the brand image and logo to give form and brand ID to the developing opera program at Carthage College. I was responsible for promoting the productions with posters for print and social posts, as well as creating and maintaining new social media avenues for the program and handling much of the public-facing affairs for the program including radio interviews and print articles.