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Michael Steven Smith

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Michael has developed his skills in a broad arena from music composing, recording and production to technical and acoustic design for some of the most prestigious music, postproduction and broadcast facilities primarily on the West Coast and internationally. His skills as a recording engineer and systems designer have provided a strong background in technical and acoustic design for complex world-class systems

The focus for film music composition stems from never ending dedication as a self taught guitarist, keyboardist, drummer, vocalist, string and percussion instruments. Michael has a unique mixture of World Music, Blues Guitar, Classical and Spanish accents with a mainstream but futuristic contemporary orchestral approach to songwriting and instrumental movements. With this stated custom sound design & composition comes easy when a visual film scene is available to compose directly to. Michael is very detailed and passionate as a composer with electronic keyboards, string and percussive instruments. Michael’s first choice is to actually perform the part in real time, thus bringing a very human feel to the project with solid emotion.

As mentioned previous experience encompasses thirty years plus in technical and acoustic designer for most major networks, post production. film and corporate audio-visual facilities. This foundation for award winning studios is a substantial asset in understanding complete studio technical system and the complete production process.

Being a creative musician, composer, and videographer, Michael has built a solid foundation in the arts and entertainment field thus covering the full spectrum from concept to final product delivery. He is now seeking proper professional agent representation for world-class composing opportunities in Feature film and Television and related multimedia.

Profile Summary:
Orchestra Music Composer Stanwood, WA
More About Me
Music, Aviation Porsche Racing, High Altitude Climbing Expeditions
Orchestral musicians
creative
original styles
music affecienatos
renisance
romantic
modern
Work Experience:
AUDIO PRODUCTION

Unsolved Mysteries: The Television series: Recording Engineer for First Special, First Trailer, First four shows with Gary Remall.

Golden Child: Eddie Murphy Film: Track for Film with Randy Edelman at Rusk sound Studios.

Rose Brothers: Recording Engineer, Input as arranger. Hit Song on R&B Charts, Song “Personal Touch”.

Albert Lee: Recording Engineer for Guitar Player Magazine, 45rpm SoundPage for instructional presentation.

Dan Hamilton: (Hamilton-Joe-Frank-Reynolds) Recording Engineer for the Album project for the produced Artists: The Honeys, part of which became Wilson Phillips.

Steve Fischel: Engineer and co-producer for Artist album project “Calico”. Steve is steel player for Emy Lou Harris.

David Lasley: Engineer for producer’s Album project “Blue Navy” a hit that was popular in the 50’s. Artists name not listed.

Percilla Coolidge: Engineer and sound design for Artist album project as produced by William “Smitty” Smith. Percilla went on the work with many popular artists including Robbie Robertson, Rita Coolidge.

Robin Ford & Michael McDonald: Live mobile truck recording at Blue Lagoon, Marina DelRey, CA, additional overdubs in my truck at lot.

UB-40, Untouchables, Hali Mescal and another twenty or so Reggae Bands for Avalon Island Outdoor concert series. Mobile 48 track analog, Recording Engineer, Mixer to broadcast feed.

Luther Vandrose: Engineer for production songs for album pre-production for sixteen tracks at Rusk Studios, Hollywood, CA

Princess Cruises: Son written and composed by Michael Smith, “Where I belong” Won fifth place in Song of the Year Songwriting contest. Audio-video DVD production was under consideration to become the new Princess Cruises Theme song and video.

William “Smitty” Smith: Engineer of fifty plus artist from all over the globe. Smitty as producer and musician, myself as guitarist, keyboardist. Lenny Castro and Ian Wallace on drums and percussion, Bernie Larson on guitar
Education:
High School Graduate, Recording Workshop Graduate, Real Life Recording, Design and Audio Visual Produciton. World Class Studio Design for over two hundred clients worldwide.
Organizations / Affilations:
AES, SMPTE, IAC, EAA
Michael Steven Smith is located in Stanwood, WA and has the following skills: Orchestra Music Composer
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Orchestra Music Composer

Category: Music
Description
Michael Steven Smith is bringing together a small Orchestra on Camano Island for Washington State live and studio performances for all ages in the realm or Renisance, Romantic, Modern and Contemporary Music. Michael is a veteran composer and designer with over thirty years professional experience. He is seeking talented musicians for a forty piece orchestra for original composition.
www.themissingsymphony.com
Relevant Education / Credentials
Accredited recording engineer, accredited film and television composer. Recording engineeer/producer with a top shelf list of credits.
Years Experience: 35