ProMedia Faculty brings decades of professional experience and accolade. Our training staff includes some of the most esteemed personalities in the field of music technology.
are career music professionals with over 100 Gold and Platinum Albums, 12 Grammy Awards and several hundred books and articles in major trade publications. They have worked with some of the biggest names in the audio industry including Aerosmith, Ricky Martin, TLC, U2, Steely Dan, Outkast, Ozzy Osbourne, Frank Sinatra, The Dixie Chicks. We believe that having significant real world experience is critical to successful training.
spend at minimum of 25% of their time outside the classroom. We require them to continuously improve their experience and knowledge.
Mihai Boloni is a talented engineer and long-time Pro Tools educator who is fortunate to draw from over a decade of experience in the music production industry. Mihai is a Certified Expert Instructor who has an array of Pro Tools experience, which ranges from composition to post-production. As an industry professional he knows first-hand the value of Pro Tools mastery for artists, producers and engineers. As an instructor he loves sharing that value with his students in order to foster solid opportunities in artistry and creativity.
Daniel Faber is a multi-talented Musician, Producer, Engineer, & Songwriter who is based Out of Atlanta, GA. Working with Pro Media since 2005, Daniel has always loved to incorporate his experience of over a decade in the Professional Music Industry, to his students. When he is not teaching, Daniel is the in-house producer & engineer at the famous Atlanta studio, ZAC Recording (Usher, Santana, Outkast, Jamie Foxx, Fergie). Outside of engineering/producing for many major and independent recording artists & bands, Daniel also does scoring, arranging, & sound design for the top television networks including, ABC and Animal Planet. As an Avid Certified Expert Instructor, Daniel Looks forward to bringing all of this to the table as he helps you get the most out of your Pro Tools experience with Pro Media.
James Creer brings over two decades of experience in music production and education. Starting as a well-recognized, young MIDI expert in the 80’s, James grew into a multi-talented musician, engineer, producer and educator. His real world experiences range from professional recording and touring musician to engineer/producer to Full Sail Course Director and educator. James has been a Digidesign enthusiast since the days of Sound Tools and continues to be a leader in the world of Pro Tools HD. His credits include The Genitorturers, Sam Rivers, Steven Segal and Astro & Gylde.
Joe Sears is Avid Expert Certified instructor at ProMedia Training, specializing in music and post production. He has done Radio and TV Commercials (Maintained successful campaigns for Pepsi, Mercedes, Visa, GE, Accenture, AT&T, Campbell’s,Burger King, McDonalds, Lincoln Mercury, Chevy, Toyota,Tums, US Air, Citibank, Chase, etc) and has extensive experience on Pro Tools systems since 1994. His client list include celebrities: Harry Belafonte, Cissy Houston, John Mayer, Don Cherry, Dr. John, Queen Latifah, Marc Cohn, Vicky Sue Robinson, Patti Austin, Joe Lynn Turner, Bill Simms, Joe Beck, Chris Botti, BJ Thomas,Ron Carter, Leon Pendarvis, Paul Shaffer, Will Lee, Grady Tate, Shawn Pelton, Donald Harrison, Joan and Melissa Rivers, Carlos Franzetti, Jonatha Brooke, Larry Gatlin, Will Downing Jr., etc. Joe is also a singer/songwriter, lyricist, MIDI programmer, and also a member of SAG, AFTRA, Musicians LOCAL 802, and SESAC. With a distinguished education from Le Moyne College, Syracuse, N.Y. – B.A. Degree with honors in Psychology and Syracuse University (Crouse College) – Minor B.A. Degree in Music Theory and Composition.
Craig Anderton is an internationally recognized authority on music and technology. He is currently Executive Editor for EQ Magazine and Editor-in-Chief for harmonycentral.com. He is known for his books (Home Recording for Musicians, Mixing and Mastering with Cubase SX/SL, The Sonar Insider, etc.) and for musical projects in both the U.S. and Europe. He has given seminars on technology and the arts in 37 states and 10 countries, enthralling audiences with a combination of down-to-earth tips and demystified high-level theory. He is a member of the Cologne, Germany-based group Rei$$dorf Force.
Terron Darby, working in the capacities of mix/recording engineer and producer/remixer, has lent his production prowess to a host of artists and labels. Some of his credits include London-based artist Natalie Williams “This Girl” -Lazybatusu Remix- out on Eastside Records and Black Opium featuring Fabio Morgera on trumpet (of Grammy-nominated band Groove Collective).His original productions/Remixes out on Sofitone Recordings, Chillin Records, Aqua-Booty, and Next Dimension.
Charles Dye is a multi-platinum, Grammy-winning engineer, mixer, producer and educator. His credits include Lauryn Hill, Jon Bon Jovi, Julio Iglesias, Sammy Hagar, Jennifer Lopez, Poe, Shakira, Aerosmith, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin among others. Charles is best known for being the first engineer to mix a Number One record (Ricky Martin’s Livin’ La Vida Loca) completely in Pro Tools. Charles has designed a mixing curriculum to get amazing sounds with plug-ins, breathe emotion into the music with automation, and make the artist sound like a star.
David Frangioni is a pioneer in music technology. He is the recipient of over 65 Gold and Platinum Albums as technical consultant, engineer, and/or programmer. He mixed the first ever 5.1 CD release featuring Boyz-II-Men and Seal, and produced and programmed two of the best selling Sample CD's of all-time (Dance/Industrial I & II). He has worked closely with Aerosmith for almost 20 years. He is an active contributor to EQ magazine and has written for or been featured in hundreds of trade publications.
Mark Hornsby is a music producer and audio engineer based out of Nashville, TN. As a recording studio owner, Mark co-owned Ridenour Studios, one of the largest recording and rehearsal studios in Florida, whose clients included New Found Glory, Foreigner, Ricky Martin, Joey Kramer, Steve Winwood and Johnny Depp. As a sound designer, he has created and consulted on software development for a variety of high-profile audio technology companies including IK Multimedia and Sonic Reality. He is a regular writer on music technology for Recording Magazine and has been a principal consultant for numerous independent record labels in the U.S. and Latin America. In addition, Mark is a certified Pro Tools expert by Avid. He is currently based out of Java Jive Studio, where he works with a number of highly successful and independent artists in the U.S., U.K. and Latin America. For more information, check out Mark's website.
Johnny Marshall is a music producer, engineer and sound designer with over 25 years of professional experience in the audio industry. He spearheaded the development of the largest audio music and post-production facility in the Southwest where he worked with such artists as Stevie Ray Vaughan, ZZ Top, Phil Collins, and Pantera. Johnny currently heads Marshall Sound Design, a sound editorial company that produces indie artists and provides complete audio post-production services for video and film.
David Rosenblad has spent the last twenty-something years in almost every aspect of the sound and music industry, as a sound designer, composer, music producer, sound editor and recording/mix engineer . He is president/owner of DRM Productions, Inc and it’s studio facility sir reel sound in Dallas.. His company provides comprehensive post audio services for documentaries , feature films, episodic television, as well as TV and radio commercials, and music projects with clients including PBS, HBO, MTV, HDnet, History Channel , Think Film, New Films International and many others. He has worked with a wide variety of music artists such as Herbie Mann, Freddy Fender, the deathray davies, Everclear, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Allan Holdsworth, Cheap Trick, Maynard Ferguson, and Brave Combo.
Michael Wynne is an award winning sound designer, composer and music producer based out of Atlanta Georgia. He completed his music studies at the University of N Florida in 1993 in the Jazz Studies program with focus on guitar. Today he is a freelance instructor for ProMedia Training and does audio work for companies like Turner, Lionsgate, Coca Cola and Nikon. Michael brings a wealth of knowledge to ProMedia students and a strong commitment to their success with a specialty in sound design and new media applications.
Ed Seay is a renowned mixing engineer with over three decades of experience in various genres including Country, R&B, Christian, Pop, Adult Contemporary, Dance, and Rock. He mixed the first #1 song on the country charts in Pro Tools. He has a wealth of experience having worked with high-profile artists including Blake Shelton, Martina McBride, Ricky Skaggs, Hank Williams, Jr., Paul Davis, Collin Raye, Pam Tillis, Melissa Manchester, Ricky Skaggs, and John Prine's Grammy-winning effort, among others.