Joseph Fear:

Lots of Sound; a Dash of Fury

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Joseph Fear
    Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

Composition Experience

  • Composer2015
    Tombeaux
    Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States of America
  • Freelance Composer2006 – Present

Audio Engineering Experience

  • Audio Engineer, 'Inside the Black Box' Webinar Presentation by Rachel Herring2014
    Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Recording Engineer, 'Meditation on Haec Dies'2013
    Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Sound Booth Technician, Pickman Hall2004 – 2005
    The Longy School of Music
    Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Sound Booth Technician, 'Pterodactyls'1998
    Truman State University Theatre Department
    Kirksville, Missouri, United States of America

Performance Experience

Teaching Experience

Education

  • Master of Music, Composition2003 – 2005
    The Longy School of Music
    Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
  • Bachelor of Arts, English (Minors: Music, Russian Studies)1998 – 2001
    Truman State University
    Kirksville, Missouri, United States of America

Honors and Awards

  • Choral Music Scholar2004
    Christ Church, Cambridge
    Cambridge, Massachussets, United States of America
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society2001
    Truman State University
    Kirksville, Missouri, United States of America
  • Eagle Scout1994
    Boy Scouts of America, Troop 257
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Presentations

Professional Memberships

  • American Composers Forum2012 – Present
  • American Society of Composers and Performers (ASCAP)2011 – Present

Conference Participation

  • Game Developers Conference2016
    GDC
    San Francisco, California, United States of America
  • GAME ON! An Insider's Guide to Video Game Scoring2013
    American Composers Forum
    Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America
  • ChoralConnections2012
    American Composers Forum
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Service

Computer Proficiencies

  • Adaptive Audio Development Environments (FMOD)
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Audio Engineering and Production Utilities (iZotope Rx, iZotope Nectar)
  • Audio Interface Installation and Management
  • Computer Hardware Assembly
  • Database Development and Management (MySQL)
  • Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) (Pro Tools, Cubase, Ardour)
  • Graphical Audio Application Development Tools (Max/MSP, PureData)
  • Intuit Quickbooks
  • Music Notation Software (Sibelius)
  • Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) Installation and Management
  • Office Application Suites (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice)
  • Operating Systems (Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX
  • Software Development Version Control Utilities (Git)
  • Web Development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery Library, PHP)

Languages

  • English: Native Speaker
  • Russian: Elementary Proficiency
  • Spanish: Intermediate Proficiency
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