Qualifications:

 

  • 25+ years in the Live Music / Audio Visual field

  • Excel in audio engineering for live music FOH/monitors

  • Excel in audio engineering for corporate events

  • Proficiency in project management technical director

  • Proficiency in being an event technical director

  • Proficiency in broadcast engineering

  • Proficiency in lighting design

  • Proficiency in video production

  • Computer proficient

  • Results-oriented

  • Client-focused

 

Relevant Experience:

 

Crew chief / Stage manager and a former Union Delegate for Local 6 Hotel Trades.

Process Improvement

  • Created new departmental procedures

  • Assessed organizational training needs

 

Experience: Present

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Novartis

September 2016 – Present

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / NY Operations Manager

Woodstock Multimedia

November 2014 – Present

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Diamond Visions Inc

May 2014 – June 2016

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

CCR Solutions Inc

May 2014 – Present

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Michael Andrews Audio Visual Services Inc

May 2013 – Present

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Corporate Audio Visual Services Inc

March 2010 – Present

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Lighting Technician

Concept X Audio Visual Inc

August 2010 – 2016

 

Freelance Audio Visual Technician

Smartsource Audio Visual Inc

January 2005 – Present

In all of the above positions, Mr. Fagains has worked directly with the audio department providing audio visual support and achieved superior results for the client. He was responsible for setting up and operating various audio and visual equipment for events

 

Experience: 2008-2013

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Lighting Technician

FROST Lighting

August 2010 – December 2013

 

Freelance Audio Engineer

Banana Sound

May 1998 – 2013

 

Freelance Audio Technician

iProbe Multilingual Solutions

September 2011 – July 2012

 

In-House Audio Visual Technician

W Hotels

March 2008 – June 2010

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Presentation Services Audio Visual Services Inc

1997 – June 2010

 

In-House Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Merrill Lynch

January 2007 – March 2008

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Wall Street Productions/BMLS Inc

2007 – 2008

 

In all of the above positions, Mr. Fagains has worked directly with the audio department providing audio visual support and achieved superior results for the client. He was responsible for setting up and operating various audio and visual equipment for events

While at iProbe Multilingual Solutions, Mr. Fagains was the lead technician whose responsibilities included the setup and recording of multi language events.

During his time at the W Hotel, Mr. Fagains was also the union delegate for Hotel Trades Local 6

 

Experience: 2002-2007

 

In-House Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Tribeca Performing Arts Center @ BMCC

2004 – 2006

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Stagehand

Lehman College CUNY Bronx NY

March 2001 – November 2003

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Audio Visual Workshop Inc

1998 – 2003

 

In all of the above positions, Mr. Fagains has worked directly with the audio department providing audio visual support and achieved superior results for the client. He was responsible for setting up and operating various audio and visual equipment for events.

 

Experience: 1997-2001

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

New City Staging and Lighting

1999 – 2000

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Paratore Audio Visual Inc

1998 – 2000

 

Freelance Audio Engineer

Stirling Sound Inc

1998 – 2000

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Rock City Sound Inc

1996 – 1999

 

Freelance Audio Engineer

One Dream Sound

1997 – 1998

In all of the above positions, Mr. Fagains has worked directly with the audio department providing audio visual support and achieved superior results for the client. He was responsible for setting up and operating various audio and visual equipment for events.

 

Experience: 1992-1996

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

KVL Audio Visual Inc

February 1992 – September 1994

 

In-House Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

J.P Morgan-Chase

March 1993 – April 1994

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

Corporate Audio Visual Services Inc

March 1992 – October 1993

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

ACE Audio Visual Inc

May 1989 – February 1992

 

In all of the above positions, Mr. Fagains has worked directly with the audio department providing audio visual support and achieved superior results for the client. He was responsible for setting up and operating various audio and visual equipment for events

At J.P Morgan-Chase, Mr. Fagains was assigned to the executive audio visual team who was in charge of all that the AV needs of the CEO and upper ranks of the firm.

This also included the following broadcasts for the firm.

 

Broadcast Sound Productions:

“911 Town Hall Forum From PACE University” – 4 Hour Town Hall Forum for the families of the 911 victims speaking out about the proposed site development.

Lead Audio Engineer Broadcast: Live Tri-State Area

 

“911 Town Hall Forum To Recognize Fallen Coworkers From J.P Morgan-Chase”

– 2 Hour Town Hall Forum for the families of the 911 victims.

Lead Audio Engineer Broadcast: Live Worldwide

 

“State Of The Company Address From J.P Morgan-Chase”- 2 Hour speech to address the corporation on their status in the marketplace.

Lead Audio Engineer Broadcast: Live Worldwide (Quarterly)

 

Experience: 1988-1991

 

Freelance Audio Engineer / Audio Visual Technician

King Kole Audio Visual Inc

August 1990 – January 1991

 

Corporal

United States Army

1985 – 1988

 

In all of the above positions, Mr. Fagains has worked directly with the audio department providing audio visual support and achieving superior results for the client.

During my time of service I was a driver of an M60A3 tank and I was stationed at Fort Knox and Fort Carson.

 

Education:

University of Colorado at Boulder

Architecture

1986 – 1988

 

Howard University

Architecture

1983 – 1985

 

Brooklyn Technical High School

Regents Diploma, Architecture

1979 – 1983

 

Over the years Mr. Fagains has worked on various events and projects for clients of all sizes. Some of his clients include:

 

ABC NEWS      ADOBE      AFRICAN AMERICAN VOICES      ASSET PICTURES      ASTRA ZENECA      AUDI

BARNES & NOBEL      BEAUTIFUL FOUNDATION     BELL SOUTH      BILL SCHARLAP TRIO      BLACKROCK

BLOOMBERG INC       BMW      CANNON      CELIA CRUZ      CHEMIST’S CLUB      CHINA CLUB      CITICORP

COMMERCE ONE      CREATIVE OUTLET / B.A.M      D.A KEN THOMPSON      DALMER-CHRYSLER

DANCE THEATER OF HARLEM      DEUTSCHE BANK      DOUG E. FRESH      ESPN      FACEBOOK      GENUITY

GOLDMAN-SACHS      GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL      GRAND HYATT HOTEL      HBO      HILTON HOTEL

HUNTER COLLEGE      INFINITY      INSURANCE INSIDER      INTERSHOP      IVILLAGE.COM      J.D EDWARDS

JASON MORAN TRIO     JENSEN     J.P MORGAN-CHASE      KANYE WEST      KEEBLER      LEXUS      LUDACRIS

L.V WERSSOWETZ / NYU     MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION      MERCK      MERRILL LYNCH      MICROSOFT

MILLINIUM HOTEL      MORGAN STANLEY      MUSIKFEST 2000      NBC      NEW YORK ATHLETIC CLUB

NEW YORK CITY MARATHON      NEW YORK LIFE      NEW YORK TIMES      NORA JONES      NUQ-LEUS OMI

PACHECO      PFIZER      PLAZA HOTEL      PRESIDENT G. BUSH Jr.      PRESIDENT G. BUSH Sr.

PRESIDENT B. CLINTON      PUCH BUILDING      PURELEMENT      QUEEN SOPHIA OF SPAIN      RAY BARRETTO

ROCHE      SYFY CHANNEL      SHOWTIME      SILVERSTEIN PROPERTIES      SONY      STANDARD & POOR’S

SUN MICROSYSTEMS      TEXACO      TOMMY FLANAGAN TRIO      TORINO OLYMPIC COMMETTEE      TOYS R US

UNICEF      UNION LOCAL DC-37      UNIVERSITY CLUB      VH1 / RICKY MARTIN      WEBMD.COM      WYCLEF JEAN

WYCLIFFE GORDON QUINTET

 

Mr. Fagains has worked on various pieces of equipment during his career, here are a few of them.

Audio Consoles:

Midas Heritage 3000, Heritage 1000, Verona, Venice, XL4

Yamaha PM 4000, PM5D, M7CL, LS9, MG32

Soundcraft GB8, Delta, 800B

Presonus 16.4.2

Mackie

Alllen & Heath

Wheatstone

Harrison

 

 

Video Switchers:

Barco Presentation Pro 1 & 2

FSR Compass

SONY 1024

Projectors:

Panasonic 7700

Sanyo GT 5000

Barco, NEC, EIKI

 

Speaker Systems:

VDos, dvDos, Kudos

Meyer M2D, M1D, Milo, UPA-1P, UPJ-1P, UPM-1P

JBL Vertec, VRX900, MRX500, PRX600, SRX700, Eons

Nexo Alpha, PS10-R2, PS15-R2, RS18

McCauley Monarch, MLine