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Live Sound Engineers control the sound at live events, like theatre performances, music concerts, or festivals. Skills relevant to this position and found on sample resumes include setting up microphones, guitars, amps, and stands on the live stage, performing sound checks to make sure the artists' needs were met, and running the live mixing console while artists performed, constantly monitoring the audio and making adjustments on the spot. Employers like to see practical experience in the use of sound equipment on applicants' resumes, and some prefer candidates to have a qualification in technical theatre, music technology or sound engineering.

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Live Sound Engineer

Successfully operated large and small format mixing consoles for live music and speaking events

  • Evaluated and resolved audio and signal flow problems and equipment failures
  • Efficiently operated a variety of outboard audio equipment
  • Created tasteful acoustical mixes in venues ranging from 75 to 2300 capacity
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Engineering
BS
Music Business
2

Recording/live Sound Engineer

  • Recorded and edited an average of two recitals per week using Pro Tools and Peak Pro
  • Supplied front of house and monitors for jazz and new music acts
  • Used Digidesign HD/LE systems (D-control, C!24, 003) as well as Yamaha DM2000 for recording/live sound
  • Trained new employees
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Music Technology
3

Live Sound Engineer

Mixed FOH for live bands and acts of commercial and corporative events.

  • Oversaw microphone placement.
  • Maintained sound system and performed sound quality checks.
  • Coordinated with sound designer and director as needed.
  • Tested microphones and other equipment for optimal functionality.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
4

Live Sound Engineer

Replaced batteries in wireless microphones and made sure all mics were functioning properly.

  • Monitored sound levels for video projection screen.
  • Compressed, equalized, and monitored sound levels for band, choir, and pastor.
  • Recorded live CD's of the service and monitored sound levels.
  • Assisted in designing and installing upgraded sound system and stage.
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Audio, Arts & Acoustics
5

Live Sound Engineer

  • Planned and executed live sound reinforcement and mixing for 30-50/year concerts in Bozeman and Big Sky coordinating with over 20 different venues, with various musicians, promoters, and staff
  • Relied heavily on efficient decision making in a fast-paced and high-stress work environment
  • Provided services independently, as a crew leader, or as a crew member for dominant local studios
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MS
Applied Economics
6

Live Sound Engineer

Performed troubleshooting and maintenance tasks

  • Installed large speaker arrays at various concert and worship venues
  • Measured audio signals for sound reinforcement applications using state of the art technology
  • Performed hands-on front of house mixing
  • Drove long distances to install/set up stages (speakers, microphones, mixing equipment)
  • Designed and constructed stages and venues
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
MA
Audio Engineering
7

Studio Manager/live Sound Engineer

Managed Front Desk operations, handled bookings and guest check in/out, dealt with cash/credit card transactions, Resolve guest request/complaints, prepared biweekly/monthly Cleaning and inventory, dealt with preparation of Daily Business Summary, High level of Customer Service, Oriented Staff

  • Live sound engineer for a rehearsal studio located in Hollywood, CA catering to both indie and established artist.
  • Engineered and board op'ed both FOH and Monitor mix for multiple spaces including the SHOWCASE STUDIO (full show performance)
  • Full band miking and set up for rehearsals as well as full show operation
  • Clients include: Billy Morrison; Courtney Love: KISS; Five Finger Death Punch; Billy Idol
  • Equipment Used: Allen & Heath GL2200 console (24 inputs, 4 bus, 6 auxs).
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
Film
8

Lead Live Sound Engineer

Independently ran live sound in a small, 60-person venue for punk, metal, and electronic dance artists.

  • Setup artists and mixed their sets, moving quickly and efficiently.
  • Cleaned up the area at the end of the night and maintained organization of the equipment.
  • Often did sound for 4-5 bands per night.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BS
Human Development And Family Studies
9

Live Sound Engineer

  • Coordinated operations of 3-5 bands per night
  • Managed sound board for concerts once a month
  • Connected and place 2-20 microphones and other electronic music gear
  • Worked with bands to ensure the concert ran smoothly and on time
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Music Technology
10

Live Sound Engineer /technician

Tours/corporate events/theatrical shows, local festivals and fairs

  • Installed and integrated live audio equipment and 70 volt systems for various applications and venues
  • Responsible for set up and load out of sound, lighting and staging equipment for live events
  • Engineered both Front of House and Monitor positions with digital and analog consoles
  • Repair and keep the live audio gear in great working condition
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Show Production And Touring
AS
Show Production And Touring
Telecommunications

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