2018 - present
Recorded and mixed MK singer-songwriter Billy Nomad's second album, Live from The Albion Sanatorium, to be released in 2020.
Recorded and currently mixing upcoming music by YouTuber, Twitch streamer, and singer-songwriter Wilbur Soot.
2004 - present
Current instruments and endeavors:
Acoustic/Electric guitar, 2010-present
Kalimba (thumb piano) , 2019-present
Choral singing (classical and popular), 2005-7, 2019
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 for Audio Recording and Production/Live Sound and Lighting within School of Creative Arts 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 for Music Technology 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 deliveries.
Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Army Cadet Force
Feb 2017 - Sep 2018
Assisted with admin and instructing army cadets aged 12-18 at Dunstable detachment
Assisted with instructing in the Corps of Drums
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 (a 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