Composer; Songwriter; Producer
Keyboards; Organ; Piano
19 April 2019
Mark Beall was born and raised in Wayne, New Jersey (please don't ask "which exit?"). He attended Manhattanville College as a music major, where he received a Bachelor of Music degree. He spent a summer in Fullerton, California, participating in a special program for young musicians at Disneyland. Mark also spent a summer abroad in Fountainbleau, France, where he attended the prestigious Ecoles d'Art Americaines.
Mark did graduate work in Composition at the College Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati, where he resided before moving to Nashville. He is very active in the Nashville community as a church musician, composer/arranger, recording studio owner, music director for theatre, and tomato farmer.
Mark's principal teachers are listed below:
Nadia Boulanger, Darrell Handel, Ron Herder, Joel Hoffman, Scott Huston, Jonathan Kramer
Elliot Magaziner, Elmer Thomas, John Lehman
Lou Stein, Frank Vincent
Mark's home studio, Audio Musique, is a professional studio, capable of live recording, midi recording and digital editing. A large selection of electronic keyboards, samplers, software and other electronic whizbangs allow the production of a wide range of musical styles.
In addition to having a state-of-the-art Macintosh, Mark also keeps older systems and programs active, enabling the transfer of older projects to current platforms.
Computers and Operating Systems Include:
Apple Mac Pro 2.6 Intel Desktop, 10.4.6.2, 3 gig of RAM
Apple G4, Quicksilver Dual 1 meg, OS 9.2 and 10.4, 1.5 gig of RAM
Centris 640, OS 8.6
Digital Performer, Mach Five Sampler, Finale, Stylus RMX, Reason, Waves Restoration and Z-noise, Peak, East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra (Gold XP).
Mic Pres: Millenia HV-3D, Amek Tac Scorpian, Aphex 107, Dynacord MCX 1900
D/A converters include: Apogee Rosetta 800 (8/8), MOTU 1224 (12/12)
Monitors: Dynaudio Acoustics BM6A
Analog mixing boards include:
Amek Tac Scorpian 32/24. A heavily modified board with a great warm sound.
Big Briar Etherwave Theremin
Other keyboard instruments
Wide range of ethnic hand percussion instruments
Audio and Video Conversion
Older audio formats as well as video formats can be transferred to digital formats such as audio CDs or mp3's and video DVD's.
The following formats can be transferred:
Records at 33 and 45 RPM.
8-track tape (cartridge)
Additional formats can be transferred if you have a playback machine in that format.
Special dedicated software can be used to remove pops and ticks from records, as well as background noise and tape hiss from other recordings.
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