My first memory of live sound involved single-handedly learning a Behringer Europower 24 channel console at school when I was 11, and I've been playing with sound, lights and video ever since. Educated at Uppingham School in Rutland, my school had a 300 seat receiving theatre that was crewed by students volunteering in their spare time. During my time there I worked my way up from spot-op, through desk opp'ing to technical directing the school's produced shows and live gigs.
My first Job was as a casual technician at SUSU, the Students' Union at the University of Southampton, where I was studying Acoustical Engineering. I quickly started working at the Nuffield Theatre and Mayflower Theatre under the same job title. A year later I started working frequently as a freelance sound tech, starting off patching small festival stages, and gaining experience. Upon graduating in 2016 with a 2.2 (Hons) in Acoustical Engineering (BEng) I stepped straight into my third festival season as a freelancer and have been full-time ever since.
Now qualified as both an Acoustician and a Live Audio system technician, I work as a freelancer, mostly operating L'Acoustics loudspeakers and/or Shure/Sennheiser RF systems. I'm experienced with most common equipment, and the list is too long to explain here, so get in touch and I'd be happy to discuss it over the phone or face-to-face if possible! Some of my experience is listed (and pictured) below:
The Images above are compiled from events that I have worked on in various roles within the audio team. The Header image is actually from an event (Common People Southampton 2016) where I was working as a photographer and therefore is of considerably higher quality.
Touring Experience includes:
    - Rick Astley UK Arena Tour 2018 (FOH Tech/System Engineer, L-Acoustics)
    - Arijit Singh European Arena Mini-Tour 2018 (Crew Chief, Patch & RF Tech)
    - Gillbert O'Sullivan UK Tour 2018 (FOH Tech/System Engineer, L-Acoustics)
    - Tom Odell Summer Festival Tour 2017 (RF & Console Tech for a control package)
    - Mika Singh UK Arena Mini-Tour 2016 (System & RF Tech)
    - R Fateh Ali Khan UK Arena Mini-Tour 2016 (Stage & RF Tech)
    - Arijit Singh European Arena Mini-Tour 2016 (Stage Patch & Mics Tech)
System Design & Tech Experience Includes:
Manchester Evening News Arena, Dublin 3 Arena, London O2 Arena, Hull Bonus Arena, Glasgow Armadillo, London Brixton Academy, Junction 2 Festival Main Stage, Manchester O2 Apollo, Sage One Gateshead, Eklectica Festival Main Stage, Junction 2 Festival Hydra Stage, The Brighton Centre, Southampton Guildhall, Portsmouth Guildhall, Southend Pavillion, The Brighton Dome, Northampton Derngate, Birmingham Town Hall, Buxton Opera House,  Nottingham Concert Hall, Exeter Cathedral, Winchester Cathedral, The Brewery London
Formal Qualifications/Courses Include:
    - BEng Acoustical Engineering (Southampton University, Hons)
    - L-Acoustics System Fundamentals
    - L-Acoustics K-System KARA
    - L-Acoustics K-System K2
    - L-Acoustics K-System K1
    - L-Acoustics Level 2 Variable Curvature Line Source
    - D&B Audiotechnik Sound System Optimisation
    - D&B Audiotechnik Line Array Theory
    - Shure Wireless Workbench 6 Masterclass
    - Shure Wireless Mastered: Live Events
    - Audinate Dante Level 1 Certification
    - Audinate Dante Level 2 Certification
    - IPAF 3A/3B (Scissor Lift/Boom Lift/Cherry Picker)
    - CSCS Card Holder

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