Head Teacher, Entertainment Production & Performing Arts
What qualifications do you have?
BA, Grad Dip Ed, Tonmeister, Dip Audio Engineering
What do you teach?
Sound Production, Live Sound
How long have you been involved in the music industry?
Andy has 30 years’ experience in the entertainment industry. He has worked as a theatre technician, recording engineer and live sound engineer in Australia and New Zealand. He has designed and built many recording studios and came to Nirimba College in 2000 with the task of commissioning the recording studio in Block D.
As a live sound specialist Andy regularly supplies and operates his PA system for many Sydney acts and with thousands of gigs mixed, he's not surprised very often any more.
He has been a technical production educator since 1987 and during this time he has taught the craft of music and live production to many and been engaged as a specialist education consultant in technical production.
What’s your best real-world, practical advice to students?
Learn everything, but remain humble