Tag Archives: Faculty Bios – Sound Design for Visual Media

Tony Fischer

Instructor: Editing / Demo Reel Tony began his career as a film shooter for the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff, capturing game footage for the coaches to review and evaluate player performance. Through the contacts he made with the Vikings, he found the opportunity to move into the edit suite. He spent the early part of
Read More

Bob Jenkins

Post-Production, Orchestration, Scoring, Music Theory Bob Jenkins has been a professional musician since he was 15 years old. His musical career includes performing as a trombonist, conducting orchestras on stage and in the recording studio and composing and arranging music for advertising, films and records. Bob played as principal trombone for Woody Herman, the Glenn
Read More

Micah Johnson

Instructor, Sound Design Micah’s career started at The Hit Factory in Miami in 2002 where he was a general assistant on several records and to several major-label artists. His experience at The Hit Factory was surreal. On any given day, all five studio rooms would be booked with artists like J-Lo, Missy Elliot, Genuine and
Read More

Amanda Kirchner

Digital Video, Film History Growing up on a farm in southern Minnesota, Amanda developed two passions: astronomy and movies; she has been a science fiction geek since she was six. As an undergrad, she studied physics and astronomy, but was also involved in theater, mainly as a lighting designer. After graduating, she spent a year
Read More

Jon Smith

Instructor: Audio for Video Jonathan has been working in the underground music scene in the Twin Cities since the age of 19, when he returned from Berklee College of Music in 1993. In 1996, he completed a bachelor’s degree in Music Education at the University of Minnesota and spent the rest of the ‘90s playing
Read More

Tyson Taylor

Instructor, Sound Design Tyson Taylor is an audio engineering professional with a reputation for meticulously managing complex projects, often under deadline pressure. Having worked for Electronic Arts on video games such as “The Sims,” his forte includes sound for video and computer games. He’s also worked for the Utah Jazz as the team’s videographer. His
Read More

Request Information

Submitting this form constitutes your consent to be contacted by email, phone and/or text message from a representative of the school.

Categories

Archives

Thank you for your interest in The Institute of Production and Recording.