Tom Fallat Resumé: Production coordinator and project management

Tom Fallat
843 Hiawatha Place South #304
Seattle, Washington 98144
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Project management and coordination, multitrack analog and digital studio and remote recording, live sound engineering, concert production, stagecraft, stage management, lighting, digital editing, word processing and writing, video production and camerawork, radio engineering, air DJ, music direction and station management, photography, music composition and performance.


Selected work experience:


Sound Sound

24 track Studio and Sound Sound Records, Seattle, WA, USA. Owner, engineer and CEO, 1990-present. Duties include overseeing the business; conducting planning meetings; promotion; troubleshooting; engineering tracking, mastering, and remote sessions; international correspondence and telecommunications; music composition for films and dance; MIDI system use; live sound engineering; ergonomics design; writing; and computer network administration, backup, and data organization. Experience with Pro Tools and Sound Designer II digital editing systems; sound design and recording for Wieden and Kennedy, ESPN Sports Network, XSI Media, Echo Age Interactive (an associate of Hyperbole), Dream Entertainment, Little Gym International, White Noise Productions, DACOM, and others. Recording and live sound for musical groups from the US, Canada, Pakistan, India, and Java. Rock, pop, jazz, classical, rap, industrial, and alternative styles. Heart, Will Ackerman, Bill Frisell, Robin Holcomb, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Seattle Comic Opera, and hundreds of other clients. Music and sound for directors Adam Buckner and Rustin Thompson, Microsoft video and film.


Savage Fruitarian Productions

Music production services, Seattle, WA, USA. Owner, producer, composer, performer, 1984--present. Duties include coordination, creation and production of original recorded and live music for concert performance, dance performance, advertising productions, film and video scores; concert production and management, promotion and documentation, and grant writing. Director, producer, and performer of Danses Sacree et Profane (1986), Dances of Spring (1987), Summer of Barking (1989), Neither Advancing Nor Retreating (1993), and Gita Govinda (1997). Savage Fruitarian Productions has won grant awards from the Seattle Arts Commission in two consecutive years.


Alpha Tango

Non-profit arts organization, Seattle, WA, USA. 1995 -present. President and Treasurer of non-profit corporation, Alpha Tango, created to support original endeavors in the creative arts including live performance, multimedia, print media, and workshops and classes. The organization was formed in conjunction with the performance group Alpha Tango of which Tom Fallat is a founding member. The first major project of this organization was a full evenings experimental performance based on the 12th century Sanskrit poem "Gita Govinda," performed by musicians, Western and Eastern Dancers, and actors with computer controlled and live music.


Cornish College of the Arts

Arts College, Seattle, WA, USA, assistant stage manager, 1985-1987. organized and coordinated concert series of local and international artists for the premier arts college in Seattle. Duties included scheduling and promotion, artist coordination, overseeing technical requirements including lights, sound and stage, running light board, emceeing concerts and engineering remote recording.


National Broadcasting Corporation

KYW TV 3, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1974-1975. Studio TV cameraman for the Philadelphia station of the NBC television network. News cameraman for Jessica Savitch, anchorwoman. Studio camera for all locally produced shows.


Radio Station WXPN

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, DJ 1971-75, Jazz Director 1972, Music Director 1973-74, and Station Manager 1975. Duties included engineering and DJ-ing rock, jazz and specialty shows; coordinating and overseeing jazz shows and remote broadcasts, liaison with record companies and distributors, and coordination of all station activities for AM and FM broadcast, news, sports, business, and technical departments.



Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Washington, USA., Bachelor of Fine Arts in music composition; concentrations in classical voice, electronic music, gamelan, dance, and performance production, 1989.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Arts in world literature, studies in music, musical engineering and radio, 1975
Academy of Musical Arts, Montclair New Jersey, USA. Private instruction in percussion 1960-1971.

Plus workshops in music, music business, and specific technical products.

Language Skills: Fluent in English and German, limited abilities in French and Spanish


Tom Fallat is available for national and international projects involving coordination of concerts and recording, music composition and collaboration, and multi-media production.

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