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6270-Music Production Recital

6270-February 3, 2012

The Malone University College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences – Department of Music will present a music production recital Monday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel of the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts, located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. The program is free and open to the public. All music performed is recorded – there will be no live performances. A program follows:


Fall, 2011 Introduction to Music Technology Class

(Jack Ballard, Associate Professor)

Death and Revenge    Matt Lautanen

Untitled           Manny Davison

Students were required to use pre-existing audio loops and MIDI on Logic to produce tunes between 3:00 and 5:00 long. Audio recording was not allowed.

Spring, 2011, Jazz Theory and Songwriting Class

(Jack Ballard, Associate Professor)

Just Believe     Hannah Lewis

Anxiety           Nate Miller

Students wrote songs and produced "demos" for publishers' consideration. Productions are not final but intended only to show the song.

Audio Portfolio

(Jack Ballard, Associate Professor)

Signature                     Brad Magyar

Mixed, mastered and guitar by Brad Magyar

Engineered by Ben Payne, Brad Magyar, Dave Seymour and Michael Graening

Composition Class

(Dr JesseAyers, Professor)

Begley             Logan Gonot

Student used SibeliusTM to compose and render audio demonstration

Contemporary Music Center

(CCCU Study Abroad Program)

Anything        KC Carter

Students were part of a study abroad program sponsored by the CCCU Best Semester program in Nashville, TN. The song and production are original and produced in the studios at the CMC.

Fall, 2011 Advanced Music Technology Class

(Jack Ballard, Associate Professor)

Untitled           Michael Seng

Untitled           James McCartney

Bird Can't Be Angry if They're Dead            James Oakley

Phase One       Matt O'Brien

Students were required to use only sound effects from a limited source, manipulate and place them to produce a song. No recordings of instruments were allowed. All tones were digital manipulations of non-musical sound effects. No sequencing was allowed; all sounds were physically placed in a timeline.

Extra-Curricular Projects

You Are Not Alone (on Isaiah 41:10)          Lyrics by Matt O'Brien

Music by Roger Emerson

Produced by Matt O'Brien

Students produced projects outside of class, developing ideas, songs and techniques consistent with the CMUS major.

Alumni and Faculty

Selections from Rahab                                    Dr. Jesse Ayers

Vocal Solo, Cynthia Wohlslager

Programming, Jesse Ayers

Engineering and Mix, Joshua Ashcraft

"Cherubim Bells" from Incarnatus Dei            Dr. Jack Ballard, Jr.

Vocalists: Heather Grovemiller, Deanna Miller, Desiree Gaikowski,

Joel Maze, Matt O'Brien, Erik Hansen, Jack Ballard

Engineering, Jack Ballard, Joel Maze, Erik Hansen

Mixing: Joel Maze, Jack Ballard

We Own The Night        Dominic Liberati (2007 Alumnus)

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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