CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

 

Personal Details

 

 

Name: Darcy Davis

 

DOB: 11 August 1990

 

Address: 21 Aldie St,

Allston, Massachusetts 02134

 

Email: ddavis6@berklee.edu

 

Phone: 8573168722   (Mobile)

 

 

 

 

Skills & Personal Attributes

 

  • Sound Engineer and Music Producer

  • Accomplished classical and jazz pianist 

  • Strong multimedia skills: podcast engineering, video editing, website production

  • Lyricist and songwriter

  • Sound design, synthesising and sampling skills

  • Diplomatic problem solver with high social intelligence

  • Strong proficiency with DAWS Logic Pro, Pro Tools and Ableton Live

  • Able to take initiative and work alone or as part of a team

  • Demonstrated leadership Skills

  • Fluent Mandarin speaker

 

Awards

 

2010 Young Centralian of the Year. 

Australia Day Award from Alice Springs Town Council

 

 

 

 

Education Record

 

2017 6th semester at Berklee – Music Production and Engineering Degree

 

2016   Started undergraduate degree at Berklee College of Music

 

2015   Berklee College of Music On line Courses 

  • Jazz Composition

  • Art of Mixing

 

2014 Cert IV in Small Business via NICE initiative

 

2012-13 Advanced Diploma of Music Performance (NMIT)

 Now Melbourne Polytechnic

 

2008 Year 12 Chinese Mandarin, English, Economics, Legal Studies, Extension Studies, Vocational Studies   (TER 85)

 

2007 Year 11, English Studies, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Design & Technology, Vocational Education & Training (VET) Multi Media & Music

 

2005 Passed HSK Chinese Competency Beijing School of Languages & Culture

 

 

 

Work experience

 

2017- now Sounds of Berklee and Signal Flow Podcast Engineer
- recording, editing and mixing for weekly Wednesday deadlines

- performing voiceovers and interviews

 

2019 Aux Cord University, podcast and video producer

- organising and conducting interviews

- editing and mixing episodes

- adding theme music intro/outro narration

 

2018 Birn Engineer

- live mixing and broadcasting of Cafe 939 shows online

- editing and mixing previous shows

- co-producer of ‘Birn Alive’ broadcasted live on Facebook

 

 

2018 Producer and Sound Engineer for Nganampa Health and NPY Women’s Council

- Recording, producing and mixing 13 tracks

- developing karaoke videos with scrolling lyrics

- creating website and distributing music online

 

2018 Coordinator and producer of Grade 6 graduation hip hop song - Sadadeen Primary School, Alice Springs

- co writing with students about their time in primary school

- developing the backing track and recording vocals

 

2018 Development of 3 track ‘Trauma informed learning’ EP for Sadadeen Primary School

- working with teacher Pia Harrison to sequence and record songs

 

2018 Music producer for ‘The Lost Dance Project’

- working with dancers to sequence and design soundscapes

- rigging PA system in performance space

- playing tracks live with specific cues

 

2018 Music Coordinator for ‘Sustainable Couture’

- sourcing and editing music for fashion show

- playing tracks live for runway performance

 

2018 Freelance musician

Performances at: 

- Solo Hip Hop/Electronic performance at Wide Open Space Festival

- Bob Marley Ensemble at Charlemont Reggae Festival

- White Gums Blues and Roots Music Festival

 

2017 Worked on the Sounds of Berklee Podcast

Worked as a summer RA (Residential Assistant) at Berklee 

Continued in the 2nd semester running my weekly popular radio show on the BIRN.
Created original soundtrack for contemporary dance performance

‘The Perception Experiments’ to strong critical reviews.

 

2017 Creation of original music for ‘The Perception Experiments’

- using Ableton live to develop a binaural and isochronic experience

- mixing and mastering sounds to optimise them for a live show

 

2016 Host and producer of popular radio show on the BIRN – ‘Dingo and The Baby’ (volunteer)

 

2016 Recording of EP for songwriter duo ‘Jarvis St’ at the Red House Recording studio.

 

2016 Audio recording engineer/producer of Aboriginal Multi-Lingual animation TV series ‘Big Cuz and Little J’ for NITV (National Indigenous Television) alongside film-maker David Batty (Bush Mechanics)

 

2016 8CCC Alice Springs Community radio station assistant

 

2015 Performances at Woodford Folk Festival, Regrowth Festival (ACT), Art- Not -Apart Festival Canberra, programming the content (music and workshops) for the Lounge at Wide Open Space Festival, Music Coordinator Sustainable Couture and Wearable Arts, iTalk Library (Alice Springs Jail) creating 6 musical collaborations with inmates.

 

2014 Performances at Earth Frequency (Brisbane), Performer / Stage Manager Wide Open Space Festival (Central Australia), Regrowth Festival (ACT)

 

2013-14 Assistant engineer in mentee role with leading industry producers, Wayne Bennett, (Lowtec), Pip Norman (Count Bounce) and Fred Woller (Melbourne, Victoria

 

2013 Recorded ‘The Cigarette Song’ for Nganampa Health Council, Anti Smoking Campaign

 

2012 Recorded Fregon Aboriginal Reggae Band

Programmed automation software for Radio 5NPY, Umuwa, SA

 

2011 Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) Radio Alice Springs – 

Drive Show Producer


Recorded Basil & Derek Schild Super Raelene Bros 10 track album ‘Revolution Day’ Red House Recording Studio

 

Recorded Uwankara Palyanku Kanyintjaku (UPK) Towards Wellbeing #5 Music for Health Songline Project, Anangu Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara (APY) Aboriginal Lands South Australia for Nganampa Health

 

2010 InCite Youth Arts Facilitator of Music Workshops for Alice Springs Youth Centre & Willowra Aboriginal Community Central Australia

 

Dr Strangeways Headline band, Opening Ceremony Masters Games, Alice Springs

 

Piano Teaching (Private Students)

 

 

 2007 - 2010 Sound Engineer Red House Recording Studio:

  • Max Savage (2 tracks)

  • Miazma (5 track EP)

  • Ted Egan (Desert Thunder NT Football League theme song)

  • Steve Darcy (Spoken word, Didgeridoo, native instruments)

  • DIY Tour Guide, Central Australia (Laurelle Halford)

  • Audio production for local governance training software (Burdon Torzillo)

 

2009 School Based Tutor of student with Asperger’s symptoms 

Sadadeen Primary School, Alice Springs

 

2006 – 2008 Alice Springs News Youth & Entertainment Reporter/Photographer 

(weekly article)

 

www.alicespringsnews.com.au

 

 

2007 – 2008 Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA)

Created the Akarre Endangered Language Picture Dictionary DVD

 

2007 Jmag

Bassinthedust Photographer, Lucky Workie segment

 

2005 - 2007  Welcome TV Audio/Visual Producer / Editor

 

  • Edited and constructed the Stories From the Centre DVD (Desert Knowledge Symposium)

  • Edited and created the Nganampa Manta Pitjantjatjara 25 year Land Rights celebration concert DVD (3 camera shoot) 

  • Edited Desert Knowledge Symposium presentation Podcasts 

 

Website Construction for Welcome TV & Red Dust Theatre

 

2005 Beijing Language School
Transcribed CNN news reports

2004- 2005 Private English Tutor for Chinese & Korean Students, Kunming China

 

 

 

Volunteer Experience / Other Achievements

 

2018 Studio assistant and mix engineer for daytime recording ensembles

- set up and pack down of sessions

- mixing and delivering final bounces of songs for artists and teachers

 

2018 Writer for Birn Blog

- interviewing Stephen Webber about Berklee NYC and the Power Station

 

2010 Young Centralian of the Year. 

Australia Day Award from Alice Springs Town Council

 

2009 United Nations Youth Conference (UNYC) Facilitator, Brisbane Queensland

 

2009 Composed, Recorded and Launched an album of 10 songs for band Dr Strangeways, performing at Wide Open Space Festival, Alice Desert Festival & Woodford National Folk Festival

2008 Composed soundtrack for short film 'American Business' by Rafael Klaus 

 

2008 UNYC Participant. Awarded Conference Legend of the Year Hobart, Tasmania

2008 Finalist, NT Young Achiever award 

 

2007/08 Performed at Bassinthedust Music and Alice Desert Festival Club

 

2007 Filmed/Produced documentary 'Nuclear Unclear' screened at The Alice Springs Story Wall


2007 Spent a year at Community Radio Station 8CCC as a presenter 

 

2007 Profiled in the Walkley On Line Journal ‘Darcy Demands a Please Explain.’

2007 Composed and recorded song Reggae Racehorse for local compilation CD Alice Sprung featured on Triple J 

 

2006 Composed original music for local play 'The Territory' Director B. O’Loughlin

© 2019 by Darcy Davis