Jim Hughes Resume

      James Alan Hughes







Contact
jim@independentmediapros.com
912-659-7192
11400 Largo Dr.
Savannah, Ga 31419

Objective
To create music and multi-dimensional sound that is not only heard but felt. I am ready to use my extensive knowledge of audio synthesis to create hauntingly realistic environments and music that make the people want to take a second look over their shoulder just to make sure no one is there.


Music Education
1986-1994
Private piano study


1992-1994
First chair clarinet at McDonough Middle School

1993-1995
First chair bass clarinet at McDonough Middle School
1995-1996
First chair bass clarinet at Henry County High School in both Symphonic and Concert Band

1995-1999
First chair percussionist in Henry County High School Symphonic Band

1995-1999
Member of the Henry County High School Marching Band with 1 year each on snare, bass drum, tenors and pit under the direction of Scott Brown

1996
Attended an instructional course on MIDI

1997
First chair bass clarinet in the South Eastern United States Honor Band

1997
Member of the Clayton State Jazz Clinic on drumset

1998
Member of the Spirit of Atlanta DCI corps. We placed 14th in the world at the 1998 DCI World Championships.

1999-2000
Second chair percussionist for the CSU Philharmonic Orchestra and the CSU Wind Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Robert W. Rumbelow

2000-2002
First chair percussionist for the CSU Philharmonic Orchestra, the CSU Wind Orchestra, and Opera Theatre
Professional Experience
2005-present Film composer and sound-designer for The Scientific Method

credits include:

Tinne Man (2007) [film]
Moving On (2007) [dance program]
Betrayed (2008) [film]
Thicker than Blood (2008) [film]
A Life Less Ordinary (2008) [documentary]
Growing Room (2009) [environmental awareness project]
Year Of The Rhinoceros (2009) [film]
Steal (2009) [film]
Somebody Hit The Lights (2009) [film]
The Gaia Project (2009) [gui release]
Concealed By Tradition (2009) [music art film]

2008-present Film composer and sound-designer for Switch Theory

credits include:
Year of the Rhinoceros (2009) [short film]
Gaia Project (2009) [GUI release]

2008-present
Owner of Audio Evolution publishing company

2009-present
Co-owner of Independent Media Pros, a network of professional composers, sound-designers, engineers and indie bands

Equipment/Resources
DAW:

Cubase 4
Cubase 5
Ableton
Mastering:

Wavelab6
Monitors:
KRK
Synths:

Korg Legacy
Korg Triton
Yamaha
Roland
Native Instruments
Massive
FM-8
Crystal
and too many more to name...
Guitars:

Fender
Percussion:

Triangle
Tamborine
Pearl drumset
Rainstick
and various other percussive instruments




Updated:  December 13, 2009

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