Sound Board Operator
My name is Derek Mckeever and I strive to reach my full potential of becoming a great producer of a diverse pallet of different media types. I take the work that I do very seriously and will do whatever is necessary to fulfill my dreams along with all of the long hours and passion essential to achieving them.
● Apple Certified in Logic Pro X
● Excellent Troubleshooting
● Quick learner
● Strong Communication Skills
● Very goal-oriented
● Attention to Detail
● Fast & Efficient
RECORDED FIRST EP – KAY BANK/NICOLETT/TWIN TOWN STUDIO – UPTOWN MINNEAPOLIS, MN July 2013
My first taste of working in a professional recording studio environment.
● Tracked straight to 24 track tape Day 1.
● Sat in on the mix Day 2.
● 7 song punk rock n' roll.
● Engineered by Tom Herbers
ORGANIZED SEVERAL DIY SHOWS AT A NEIGHBORHOOD TEEN CENTER – COON RAPIDS, MN 2011-2013
My first taste of organizing, promoting, staffing, setting up, and tearing down several events all on my own terms.
● Hired out local bands to fit out our bill.
● Designed, printed, and distributed flyers to promote the event in advance.
● Proceeds all went back to the community teen center.
● Managed all sound equipment (Load in, setup, setting the mix)
● Played with my own band as well.● Great turn out – filled the house!
The Institute of Production and Recording – Minneapolis, MN
Associate’s Degree in Audio Production and Engineering.
July 2014 – September 2016