Alumni All-Stars in the Field of Music Production and Engineering


Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth '13
Grammy Award–nominated recording artist/writer/producer (Wiz Khalifa, Meghan Trainor, Jason Derulo, Cee Lo Green, Trey Songz)

Matt Schaeffer

Matt Schaeffer ’12
Grammy Award–winning recording engineer (Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Anderson .Paak, Jay Rock)

Suzy Shinn at a soundboard

Suzy Shinn '11
Multi-Grammy Award-nominated recording engineer, songwriter and producer (Weezer, Panic!, At the Disco, Dua Lipa)

Andrew Sarlo

Andrew Sarlo ’11
Grammy Award–nominated producer/engineer (Big Thief, Bon Iver) 

Matt Champlin ’09
Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer (Sam Smith, Arianna Grande, Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige)

Phil McGowan

Phil McGowan '09 
Outstanding score mixer for a comedy or drama series, 2020 Emmy nominee for Ozark


Michele Mancini ’08 
Grammy Award–nominated mastering engineer (Portugal. The Man, the Chainsmokers, Common) 

Nick Baxter

Nick Baxter ’07
Oscar, Grammy, and Latin Grammy award–winning score recordist, engineer, and mixer (La La LandLos Tigres del Norte)


Justin Moshkevich

Justin Moshkevich ’07
Oscar-, Grammy-, and Latin Grammy–winning engineer and mixer (La La LandLos Tigres del Norte)

Charlie Worsham

Charlie Worsham ’06
Warner Music Nashville recording artist, writer, producer, and session musician (Vince Gill, Kacey Musgraves, Dierks Bentley, the Doobie Brothers)


Andre Lindal

Andre Lindal ’04
Grammy Award–winning songwriter/producer (Monica, Justin Bieber, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears)

Miles Walker ’03
Multiple Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer (Beyoncé, Rihanna, Katy Perry)


Oscar Zambrano ’02
Award-winning mastering engineer/mixer (Marc Anthony, David Bustamante, Broadway cast albums)


Alex Venguer ’02
Multi-Grammy Award–winning recording engineer/mixer (Yo Yo Ma, John Legend, Loudon Wainright III, Sting, Juan Luis Guerra)


Skye Lewin ’02
Multiple Golden Reel Award winner and Emmy-nominated supervising music editor (CSI MiamiEntourageFargo)


Andrew Dawson ’01
Multiple Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer (Beyoncé, Kanye West, Fun)


David Collins ’99
Video game sound designer (Star Wars: The Force Unleashed)


Keith Harris ’99
Recording artist/writer/producer/drummer (Black Eyed Peas)


Joshua Blair ’99
Grammy Award–winning and Golden Globe–nominated engineer/mixer (Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, Paul McCartney, Rufus Wainwright)


Adam “Shmeeans” Smirnoff ’99
Grammy Award–nominated Lettuce guitarist/engineer 


Adam Dutkiewicz ’99
Grammy-nominated recording artist/producer/engineer/mixer (Killswitch Engage)


Kenzie (Yeonjung Kim) ’99
Powerhouse writer/producer for SM Entertainment, South Korea, with hits for global K-Pop acts (Girls' Generation, f (x), KangTa, BoA, Super Junior); her song "Oh!" for Girls' Generation has over 90 million views on YouTube


Jamie Sickora ’98 (second from the left)
Chief engineer, Henson Recording Studios, LA (Coldplay, INXS, Richard Marx)


Pablo Munguia ’97
Multiple Emmy Award–winning engineer/mixer (55th Annual Grammy Awards, 84th Annual Academy Awards)


German Villacorta ’96
Multiple Grammy Award–nominated recording engineer/mixer (Ozzy Osbourne, Lynch Mob, Juan Gabriel)


Michael O. Drexler ’96
Multiple Grammy Award–nominated mastering engineer; vice president of Warner Music Group


Daniel Colman ’95
Emmy Award–winning TV music editor (Battlestar Galactica)


Patrick Sabatini ’95
Senior Vice President, Warner Music Nashville


Joel Someillan ’95
Latin Grammy Award–winning composer/producer/engineer/mixer


Jim McGorman ’95
Guitarist/producer/music director (Avril Lavigne, Gwen Stefani, Ariana Grande, Weezer)



Joe Belliotti ’95
Head of Global Music, Coca Cola Company



Tom Schick ’95
Grammy-winning producer/engineer/mixer (Beck, Norah Jones, Wilco)


Roland Vajs ’95
Emmy and Oscar award-winning supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer (Manchester by the Sea, Boardwalk EmpireSchool of Rock)


Kevin Globerman ’95
Music editor, music mixer, film score recordist/engineer (Jungle BookPirates of the CaribbeanBatman v Superman)


Pete Karam ’94 (second from left)
Multiple Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer (Pat Metheny, Ray Charles, Bill Cosby)


Alvaro Alencar ’94
Multiple Latin Grammy Award–winning producer/engineer/mixer


Jason Lehning ’94
Multiple Grammy-winning producer/engineer/mixer (Jerry Douglas, Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss)


Gustavo Celis ’94
Multiple Grammy- and Latin Grammy–winning engineer/mixer (Beyoncé, Shakira, Ricky Martin)


Paul Boutin ’94
Grammy Award–winning recording engineer/mixer (Toni Braxton, Jessie J, Boyz II Men, Barbra Streisand, Céline Dion)


Abe Laboriel Jr. ’93
Session/live drummer extraordinaire (Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Eric Clapton)


Tommy Torres ’93
Multiple Grammy- and Latin Grammy–winning recording artist/producer


Carlos Paucar ’93
Latin Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer


Adam Williams ’92
Platinum recording artist (Powerman 5000)/producer/engineer


Jason "Jay" Jennings ’92
Multiple Emmy and Oscar award nominee as a film sound designer/sound effects editor (TangledCaptain America: The First AvengerTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Trolls)


Peter Nusbaum ’92 (right)
Emmy Award–winning TV and film sound mixer (Parks and RecreationThe OfficeScrubs)


Rani Hancock '91
President, Sire Records, WMG


Brian Vibberts '91
Multiple Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer (Chick Corea, Green Day, Lauryn Hill)


Ken Lewis '91
Multiple Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer (John Legend, Jay-Z, Bruno Mars)


Ken "Pooch" Van Druten '91
Grammy-nominated live sound engineer/mixer (Linkin Park, Dwight Yoakam, Slash)


David Robidoux '91
Nine-time Emmy-winning composer


Rich Costey '91
Grammy Award–winning producer/mix engineer (Audioslave, Foo Fighters, Foster the People, Franz Ferdinand)



Andres Levin '90
Grammy Award–winning record producer, band leader, filmmaker, and philathropist (Chaka Khan, Caetano Veloso, David Byrne, Natalie Merchant, and on the cast recording of In the Heights); founding member of groundbreaking Latin band Yerba Buena


John Bowen '89
Emmy-winning TV sound editor/mixer (The AmericansBeavis and ButtheadInside Job)


Todd Whitelock '89
Multiple Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer


Delfeayo Marsalis '89
Recording artist/producer


Gustavo Borner '89
Multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy award-winning producer/engineer/mixer; film score mixer/engineer


Joe Mardin '88
Grammy-nominated producer/arranger/engineer/mixer (Jewel, Chaka Khan, Steve Vai)


Tony Lamberti '88
Multiple Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film sound mixer/editor (Inglorious BasterdsSuperbad)


Buzz Burrowes '88
Video game sound director; vice president, Sony/Harmonix


Katsushiko Naito '87
Multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-nominated engineer/mixer (Al Di Meola, John Scofield, Carla Cook)


Dave Way '87
Multiple Latin Grammy and Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer/mixer




Will Calhoun '86
Recording artist/producer


Angela Piva '86
Recording engineer/mixer (Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton)


Tony Maserati '86
Grammy Award–winning engineer/mixer (Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Pink)


Tom Hedden '86
Five-time Emmy Award–winning composer/music director


Brad Madix '85
Live sound engineer (Rush, Shakira, Queensrÿche, Jack White, Marilyn Manson)


Michael Semanick '85
Multiple Academy Award–winning film sound mixer (King KongThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King)


Michael "Spike" Feresten '85
Multiple Emmy Award-nominated TV writer/producer (Seinfeld)


Michael Stern '85
TV and film music re-recording engineer/mixer (Iron Man 2Sex and the City)


Sally Browder '85
Engineer/mixer/producer (Dwight Yoakam, Tanya Tucker, Earl Scruggs)


Danny Weinkauf '84
Grammy Award-winning recording artist/bassist (They Might Be Giants/Fountains of Wayne)


Jay Newland '84
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer/mixer (Norah Jones)


Patrick Murray '83
Tour Manager/FOH Engineer (John Schofield, Shakira, Santana, Miles Davis)


Elmo Ponsdomenech '83 
Multiple Emmy Award-nominated TV Sound Mixer (Dexter, NYPD Blue)


Scott Gershin '82
Emmy-nominated TV and film sound editor/sound designer (Beauty and the Beast)


Eugene Gearty '82
Oscar and Emmy-winning film sound editor/sound designer (HugoBoardwalk Empire)


David Van Slyke '82
Multi-Emmy Award-winning sound mixer (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)


Benny Faccone '78
Multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy award-winning engineer/mixer (Draco Rosa) 


Ben Wisch '76
Multiple Grammy Award-winning producer/engineer/mixer (Ricardo Arjona)

































































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