Craig Brandwein is an Assistant Professor of Music Technology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Audio Production and Design at Living Arts College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Craig Brandwein has been in the music business for over 40 years as an accomplished musician, composer, songwriter, producer, and engineer. Craig has written and produced music for various artists, such as the late Lynn Anderson. He has composed music for network television (CBS, NBC and ABC), corporate clients, as well as Musical Theatre.
In 2018, The Secret Exit, an album which he produced, was released on Naxos (Catalogue No: 8.559890). In 2010, he received an Emmy® nomination for music composition and arranging, as well as in 2011 a Telly® Award and a 2012 “People’s Choice” Telly® Award for a promotional video. He co-produced the Sing With Max album, which has earned a Mom’s Choice Award and Dove Foundation Seal of Approval. He has also scored for several motion pictures that can be seen all over the world. “These Distance Between Us”, another album he produced, will be released on Naxos in June 2022.
He has scored music for film and television, and his credits include Composer and Music & Sound Supervisor. As a film producer, Brandwein has been a key element on such films as We Remember, a Holocaust survivor DVD; Youngsville, a horror film; Changeover, a feature drama; and Max & Wrigley, a 3D animation show (in development). He is also a staff producer, songwriter, and Vice President for Center Sound Productions.
Owner, Center Sound Productions
Board of Directors, Living Arts College, Raleigh, North Carolina
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)
Birmingham Art Music Alliance (BAMA)
Voting Member, National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammys™) (NARAS)
American Society of Authors, Composers, and Publishers (ASCAP)
Society of European Stage Authors and Composers (SESAC)
Alabama Music Industry Educators Association (AMIEA)
Audio Engineering Society (AES)
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