2018 - present
Recorded and mixed/co-mixed two tracks ("Losing Face" and "Your Sister Was Right") on Your City Gave Me Asthma, debut album by Brighton YouTuber and Twitch Streamer, Wilbur (a.k.a. Wilbur Soot).
Recorded and mixed Bletchley singer-songwriter Billy Nomad's second album, Live from The Albion Sanatorium, to be released soon.
2004 - present
Current instruments and endeavours:
Acoustic/Electric guitar, 2010-present
Kalimba (thumb piano), 2019-present
Choral singing (Alto), 2005-7, 2019-present
BEDFORDSHIRE & HERTFORDSHIRE ARMY CADET FORCE CORPS OF DRUMS
Feb 2015 - Dec 2016
Played the snare drum and bell lyre in a marching band as an Army Cadet.
Passed 2* training on the bell lyre.
Performed at events, ceremonies, and parades.
Awarded Musician of the Year 2016.
CVQO qualifications earned:
BTEC Level 1 Award in Teamwork and Personal Skills for Uniformed Organisations
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Teamwork and Personal Skills in the Communit
UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE
BSc (Hons) in Audio Recording and Production
Sep 2018 - present
Skills learned/developed in first year:
Audio capture, Studio and location recording, mixing, sound design and sampling, audio editing, sound for moving image, electronics (cable and synth building), industry knowledge, self-branding, audio and midi protocols, acoustics, sound projection systems
Software used: Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Kontakt
Student Rep during first year, 2018-19
BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Technology
2015 - 2017
Achieved triple grade Distinction* Distinction* Distinction (D*D*D)
Studio and location recording, mixing, production, sequencing, industry knowledge, composing, music and sound for moving image and computer games, using technology in performance, sound design and sampling, keyboard skills, working/developing/performing in an ensemble, listening skills, planning and developing a music product, DJ skills, live sound, marketing and promotion
Software used: Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, Traktor, Mixx
Student Rep during second year, 2016-17
VANDYKE UPPER SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
2011 - 2015
C in Music Technology
E in Biology
A in Mathematics
B in Science; Additional Science; English Language; French
C in Music; English Literature; Geography
Level 2 qualifications:
Merit in OCR National Award in ICT
Pass in Edexcel Functional Skills Qualification in ICT
McDonald's (I & A Restaurants)
Mar 2018 - Present
Mainly working in the drive-thru, in addition to other service roles.
Awarded Employee of the Month of April 2018
WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE (PACKER)
Amazon LTN4 (Adecco)
Nov 2017 - Jan 2018
Temporary/seasonal position, packing shipments at an Amazon fulfillment centre.
MUSIC TEACHING ASSISTANT
Brooklands Middle School
One week unpaid work experience placement, helping to supervise and teach pupils aged 9-13.
Bullseye Distribution Solutions
2013 - 2015
Door-to-door magazine distribution.
Assisted with admin and instructing army cadets aged 12-18 at Dunstable detachment
Assisted with instructing in the Corps of Drums
Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Army Cadet Force
Feb 2017 - Sep 2018
NATIONAL CITIZEN SERVICE
NCS East - Bedfordshire
One week on a residential trip participating in team-building challenges
One week working in a team of 10 to plan a community project (subway mural)
30 hours organising and carrying out the project in Luton
Raised around £90 for the project by planning and participating in a sponsored walk, and secured the remainder of the funding from the local council
Successfully graduated from the programme