Sound Engineer, Sound Operator, Sound Designer, Mic Runner, Assistant Sound Designer
Additional Experience in:
Audio Engineer providing best mix and best sound
Accomplished audio engineer with a proven ability to design, implement, and run fantastic live sound with crew management skills. Bachelor's degree in Music Technology from CalArts. Front of House mixes for over 600 stage shows and music festivals. Engineering experience for numerous ensemble and band music recordings. Worked on crews for world-class touring acts such as Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, and Britanny Spears.
A position at a sound company, theatre, or music venue that utilizes my talents in sound reinforcement or recording.
Houston metro area and surrounding suburbs
I am authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.
10/2011 - Present Freelance Audio Engineer Houston, TX
Take calls for onsite FOH gigs around the city of Houston. Meet with client and determine their needs. Design and EQ sound system for event location. Add outboard effects to vocals and instruments when requested. Setup monitor mixes for musicians including side fills when applicable.
- Perform FOH mix on Allen and Heath GL2400 mixing board for weekly rock, hip-hip, and variety shows at Numbers night club.
- Worked FOH mix for 10 bands at the Cinco de Metal Festival, including the headliner "Day of Reckoning" at Numbers.
- Worked as A2 for Montrose Winter Social with headliner "Shiny Toy Guns" at Numbers
- Work weekly showcases at Continental Club including Beatles night every Thursday with a Beatles cover band.
1/2011 - Present Super Happy Fun Land Houston, TX
Interface with bands, ensembles, and touring theatre to create great sound reinforcement for 5 - 9 events a week. Place microphones for all types of instruments and music ensembles. Operate the Mackie ONYX 24.4 mixing board. Stage manage all shows as well as operate lighting board.
- Worked overtime for 2 week South by Southwest Overflow Festival, running sound for 12 bands a day.
- After first week of work, formally recognized by the owners of venue:
"Shane Hubert provided the best sound this venue has heard in the 8 years it has been open."
- Redesigned sound and lighting system including upgrading and programming outboard gear
- Front of House mix for Free Press Houston's Summerfest 2011 at the Super Happy Fun Land stage
9/2007 - 12/2010 IATSE Local 33 Stagehand Union Los Angeles, CA
Collaborated with crew members to set up and build large-scale entertainment atmospheres for live performance and TV. Helped to build video walls. Hung and focused lighting. Took several calls for venues such as CBS Studios in Hollywood, The Staples Center, Nokia Theatre, ABC television studios, and The Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City.
-Moved sets on and off stage for the fast-paced 2008 MTV Music Awards live show.
-Set up and dressed stage for the Black Eyed Peas at The Staples Center
-Set up audio mixing station for Toby Keith at the Gibson Amphitheatre
-Built sets for an action sequence on the Young and the Restless TV series at CBS
-Showed up on time or early for 100% of calls for 3 years
12/2004 - 7/2008 Zero-Point Performing Arts Space (formerly il Corral) Los Angeles, CA
Founder/Sound and Lighting Engineer/Artistic Director
Founded the venue in Hollywood and was in charge of converting a warehouse into a performance space. In charge of budget. Designed and purchased all sound reinforcement and lighting components and installed them. Performed all soundman and lighting duties for 3 - 6 music and performance shows a week. Scheduled and managed volunteers and trained them to work as stagehands and front desk operators. Handled administration responsibilities for events that involved finding and booking talent, communicating with talent beforehand for their tech needs and obtaining additional gear for tech riders, and finding other venues for overflow events. Provided tech support for all workshops including projection services. In charge of development for venue.
-Handled all production responsibilities and booking for Noise Pollination, a three day music festival. Was able to secure theatre next door and volunteers to provide extra stage for event.
-Developed the ability to get bands on and off stage in a timely manner while maintaining quality sound reinforcement in monitors and mains.
-Stage managed and helped to organize live shooting of "40 Bands in 80 Minutes," a major documentary for the Los Angeles underground music scene. Was responsible for coordinating 50 bands on and off the stage in a few hours
10/2004 - 4/2006 Applause Theatre Houston, TX
Sound Designer/Front of House mix
Completed sound design duties and live sound mix for 2 seasons of broadway musicals including Seussical, Chicago, Little Shop of Horrors, and While Childhood Slept.
-I researched and recommended that Applause Theatre buy a PA package to own instead of renting one for each production, saving them $26,000 over the next 3 years.
-Was able to create good sound and overcome obstacles such as a ceiling made out of metal
-Was able to troubleshoot faulty wireless mic performance by installing receivers on proscenium to cancel out unwanted noise from truckdriver radio frequencies
Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Music Technology (BFA) 2004
California Institute of the Arts
- Mixed live faculty and student concerts on an Allen and Heath GL3800M, Midas Verona, and a Soundcraft Spirit 328 Digital
-Recording TA position; over 500 hours mixing on a Sony DMX-R100 console in recording studio
-Lighting TA position; operated ETC Express 125 for over 160 live events
-Production Manager for California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) for four consecutive summers
Professional Development Courses:
Hollywood Cinema Production Resources Training for Theatrical Stagehands (Hollywood CPR)