MacVoices #1333: The Road to Macworld – Andrea Pejrolo of The Berklee College of Music on The iPad and Music Composition
The Road to Macworld/iWorld 2013 stops to talk to Andrea Pejrolo, the Assistant Chair of the Contemporary Writing and Production department at Berklee College of Music in Boston, who leading a session about music and the iPad, Are We There Yet? The Ultimate Ultra-Portable Production/Recording Studio. From Idea to Final Master: How to Write, Sequence, and Produce Your Music. Andrea gives us a taste with his thoughts on how technology, Apple technology in particular, has influenced and facilitated music creation and production.
The Road to Macworld/iWorld 2013 is a special MacVoices series produced in partnership with Macworld to preview some of the exhibitors and presentations at Macworld/iWorld 2013 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco from January 31 – Feb 2.
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Andrea Pejrolo (www.apejrolo.com) is the Assistant Chair of the Contemporary Writing and Production department at Berklee College of Music in Boston.
Andrea is a composer, producer, music technology expert, audio engineer, and bassist. He is the author of Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production (1st edition 2005, and 2nd edition 2011) and Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer (2007) and has written several articles for music magazines, including Sound On Sound, Bass World Magazine (USA), Muralann and Boheme Press (Canada), and Il Capitello Publisher (Italy). Andrea has extensive and active professional experience as a sound designer, audio engineer/producer, MIDI programmer and composer for film, TV, theater and multimedia. Some of his recent collaborations and projects include Traits de Marque in Paris, iAcoustica Studio drum library, iDrum Rock Edition for iPhone/iPad in collaboration with Izotope, arrangements and recording with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Kevin Bacon’s “Lover Boy”, Harry Davis’ “MVP”, Don Sebesky, ABC, CBS, Cy Coleman, Burning Petals Music Production (U.K.), the Broadway Show “Swing” (St. James Theater, NY), and the Grand Canyon Music Festival.
Andrea holds a Ph.D. in jazz composition/performance from New York University, a Master in Composition for Film, TV, Theater and Multimedia from the University of Bristol (U.K.) and a Music Diploma in Jazz Performance from Manhattan School of Music in New York City.