Job Title: Producer, Mix Engineer, Composer, and Pianist
Company: Atlas Arts Media & River Rock Records
AES Committee: Diversity & Inclusion
Primary Section: District of Columbia
Company Website: https://atlasarts.media
Other Professional Website: https://www.riverrockrecords.com
Personal Website: http://www.shelbylock.com
Contact: Shelby Lock
LinkedIn Address: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shelbylock/
I am a recording and mix engineer with expertise in classical music and acoustic genres. Equal parts engineer and classically trained musician, I am a gigging pianist and composer of music for orchestra, solo piano, and various chamber instrumentations. I graduated from Belmont University in 2017 with dual degrees in Audio Engineering Technology and Music Composition. Since 2019, I have served as Lead Engineer for Chicago-based Atlas Arts Media, for whom I mix classical albums and provide consulting for live recording projects. After living in Nashville and Chicago to attend school, I have relocated to my home state of Virginia where I run a small recording studio and offer remote mixing and mastering services.
Finalist: American Prize in Composition for Chamber Music (Student Division), 2019-20
Finalist: American Prize in Composition for Orchestral Music (Student Division), 2017-18
Winner: Nashville Philharmonic Orchestra Composition Competition, 2016
BS, Audio Engineering Technology, Belmont University, 2017
BM, Music Composition, Belmont University, 2017
Graduate Studies, Music Composition, Chicago College of Performing Arts, 2018-2019
Lead Engineer, Atlas Arts Media, Chicago, Illinois: 2019-present
Founder/Owner, River Rock Records, Charlottesville, VA: 2019-present
I'm an AES member because I love audio, and being an AES member allows me to keep up with all of the latest happenings across all audio-related fields. As a studio engineer in a rural area, it is invaluable to me how the AES offers opportunities to connect with other engineers and to give and receive mentorship.
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