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Ian Terry

Ian Terry

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Audio Fields:

  • Recording Industry - Music Recording/Mix Studio
  • Educational Institutions - Educator

Job Duties:

  • Educator
  • Acoustic Consultant
  • Consultant
  • Producer
  • Production Sound Mixer/Sound Recordist
  • Recording Engineer
  • Studio Manager
  • Technical Director

About

Ian Terry has recorded and mixed over 800 LP/CD's in all styles of music, from rock and jazz to classical, many of which have achieved gold/platinum status. He has worked on over 45 film scores, 150 TV specials & TV Series (full music and post production), and over 7,000 TV and radio commercials.
Extensive travel for work has taken him to Montreal, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Nashville, London, Paris, Buenos Aires, South East Asia and South Africa.
Ian Terry is responsible for the excellent audio quality of the majority of Justin Time Records productions.
Ian was Chief Engineer and co-owner of Studio Tempo in Montreal for 30 years. Ian was the Consulting Editor for Soundworks (Raffles Trade Press) from 1994 to 1995 and a monthly columnist for Medialine, a monthly publication for media (Video and Audio) producers from 1996 to 2002.
Ian is currently a faculty member and Head of the Music Production Department at Humber College teaching Music Production and is in charge of the day-to-day management of the Humber Recording Studios as well as an active producer and engineer on many music recordings each year. Ian is currently an invited member of the CHRC Music Industry Advisory Committee and the National Training Advisory Council for the Music Industry (NTAC) as well as a member of the Steering Committee for the (2009-2010) across Canada tour of the Music Marketing Initiative.

Non-AES Awards & Award Nominations

He is a four-time Felix award winner and has received five Juno award nominations. Ian was also the engineer and co-producer of John McLeod's "Rex Hotel Orchestra" which won a Juno in 2011.

Education Background

Ian is currently a faculty member and Head of the Music Production Department at Humber College teaching Music Production and is in charge of the day-to-day management of the Humber Recording Studios as well as an active producer and engineer on many music recordings each year.

Employment History

Ian was Chief Engineer and co-owner of Studio Tempo in Montreal for 30 years. Ian was the Consulting Editor for Soundworks (Raffles Trade Press) from 1994 to 1995 and a monthly columnist for Medialine, a monthly publication for media (Video and Audio) producers from 1996 to 2002.
Ian started the first Canadian chapter of SPARS (Society for Professional Audio Recording Services), which in association with APRS (London), and JARPS (Japan) represent over 300 studios worldwide. He was the president of SPARS-QUEBEC for four years, and subsequently sat on the executive board of SPARS (USA) for five years, which is composed of major studio owners and key figures in the audio industry. SPARS—Quebec transformed into AsPrAudio.org and was the largest Canadian association of Audio Professionals.

Related Experience

Ian created a course entitled Aesthetics of Musical Production in 1992 for the Ministry of Education in Quebec and taught this course as well as Studio Recording Techniques and a Master Class of Production Techniques in public and private CEGEPs for 7 years while continuing to produce and engineer multiple CDs each year.

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