I am Brad Stroud ! This is my short resume and also serves as general information about my experience and qualifications as a musician, sound designer, stage/live sound engineer, DJ, videographer/photographer, graphic designer, live television producer, consultant, social media/brand expert and artist.


Education

  Graduate of Pyramind - San Francisco with both CORE and DSP program certificates. Courses studied include: Music Production, Audio Recording, Arrangement, Mixing & Mastering, Music Theory, Music Business, Synthesis, As well as training of software and DAWs such as Ableton Live, Pro Tools HD, Apple Logic Pro, Propellerhead's Reason, Final Cut Pro. Pyramind courses also included intimate courses from recording engineer Matt Boudreau and the legendary mastering engineer Michael Romanowski, each in their respective studios in San Francisco CA.

  Live Television - courses completed at the Bay Area Video Coalition in San Francisco CA, operating television broadcasting equipment and production methods.

  Las Positas College - Music Theory, Jazz, Psychology

 

   Manufacturer Certifications for the following:

- Ableton Live

- Avid - Pro Tools

- Waves Certification A


Experience

- Musician 15+ years 

           • Gigs to the moon and back

- Guitar/Bass Instructor 12+ years

           • All ages & all styles ! 

- Original Music placed in Indie video games and small films

          • Worked with UbiSoft, AsiaSoft 

- DJ for events including: private parties, corporate events, weddings, and currently resident DJ at Chabot Space & Science Center in Oakland CA (nightlife events)

- Event Coordinator for various types of gatherings from music festivals to private and corporate parties

- Live Sound Engineer / Stage Production

           • Have produced events and or run sound at venues: The Rickshaw Stop, DNA Lounge, Tommy T's, The Phoenix               Theater, The Vine Theater, Codeword, Dolores Park and many many more..

- Videography / Photography / Graphic Design

           • Live Music 

           • Promotions / Advertising 

           • Event recaps

           • Weddings

           • Independent Filmmaking 

           • Custom Animation

- Live Television

           • Produced a live music news television show for 2 years at the BAVC facility in San Francisco CA

- Brand Design

         • From concept to completion, logo/graphic design, web presence, content creation and creative implementation.

- Consultant

          • Available !

- Craftsman

          • Custom built Music Studios and soundproof rooms

          • Acoustic Treatment 

          • Custom built guitars & basses

          • Cases


Mission

   It is my mission to utilize all of my skills and areas of expertise to help you achieve! ACHIEVE. To take pride in my work would be an understatement. I am physically and mentally capable and love a good challenge.