About the Author
Andrea Pejrolo is the Assistant Chair of the Contemporary Writing and Production Department at Berklee College of Music in Boston, as well as a composer, producer, music technology expert, audio engineer, and bassist. He is the author of Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production, Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer, and has written several articles for music magazines, including Sound On Sound Magazine, MacWorld, Computer Studio Magazine and Bass World Magazine. Andrea has extensive professional experience as a sound designer, audio engineer/producer, MIDI programmer, and composer for film, TV, theater, and multimedia. He is also an active presenter and lecturer for prestigious conferences such as AES and MacWorld. Richard DeRosa is a Grammy-nominated composer and a professor at the University of North Texas and the director of jazz composition and arranging. His work in jazz includes writing and conducting for the WDR Big Band in Cologne, Germany and for Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. His work in theatre includes arrangements for A Bed and a Chair featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim, the Broadway show After Midnight, orchestrations for Frankenstein - the Musical, and multiple original scores for the national touring company ArtsPower. Compositions for television include background music cues for Another World, As the World Turns, and The Guiding Light. For film there are various documentaries broadcast on PBS, orchestrations for independent films Gray Matters, Falling For Grace, and Standard Time.