Sebastian Schinkel

Location New York
Bio

Freelance audio engineer

Sound Engineer
Projects
4 Projects

Work History

Freelance Audio Engineer and Consultant
Myself
Jan 2008 - Present
Brooklyn NY
I am a system technician, wireless technician, monitor engineer, A2, and A1 for anything from corporate panel discussions to rock and roll to television.
Substitute Audio Engineer
The Screwtape Letters
Jul 2010 - Jan 2011
Responsible for the creation of a substitute audio production script - Currently being used for the touring production of The Screwtape Letters Intimate working knowledge of the audio system and interconnected network while the primary audio engineer was unavailable. This includes lightboard operations via MIDI connected network and stage management computers operating QLab.
Primary Audio Engineer
Good 'ol Girls
Jan 2010 - Apr 2010
Primary Front-of-House Soundboard Operator Responsible for on-stage audio: actors using wireless lavalier microphones as well as audio for a live band, consisting of 2 keyboard players, 1 drummer, and 1 guitar player Additional responsibilities include: personal monitor audio (band), instrument maintenance, intercom maintenance, and all audio gear maintenance throughout the run "The Toxic Avenger," New World Stages
Front of House Audio Engineer
Toxic Avenger - The Musical
Oct 2009 - Jan 2010
-Responsible for on-stage audio: actors using wireless lavalier microphones as well as audio for a live rock and roll band -Additional responsibilities include: QLab operation, Aviom personal monitor audio (band), and console operation (Yamaha PM5-D) and scene control
Monitor Engineer
B.B. King's Blues Club
May 2009 - Jan 2010
· Responsible for set-up and operation of on-stage monitors during performance · Direct communication with the band and band management prior and during performance regarding monitor preferences
Audio Engineer
the Spiegeltent
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009
Oversight of equipment maintenance during rehearsal time and performances (both audio and video). Responsible for on-stage audio as well as backstage and recording audio feeds Operation of audio equipment for a variety of performances including, but not limited to, the Mark Morris Dance Group, Donna Uchizono Dance Group, Natalie Merchant and a variety of foreign and domestic operas Setup and operation of audio equipment for the Spiegeltent which hosted a variety of performance artists, bands, DJ's, and children's theater
Audio Engineer
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College
2006 - 2009
Assistant audio engineer and technician
House Audio Technician
Syntonic Design Group
Dec 2006 - Sep 2007
Primarily responsible for the maintenance and preparation of audio equipment sent to clients such as Pepsi Co., Nortel, SAP, Pfizer, Astra Zeneca, New York University Commencement, WNBA, and the Vanity Fair Tribeca Film Festival. Periodic involvement on specific events where my assistance is crucial to the production. For example, when the intimate knowledge of company specific equipment is necessary for certain events.
Technician
Syntonic Design Group
Jan 2007 - Aug 2007
In-house technician, show preparation, and on-site audio technician
Assistant Audio Technician/A2/System Technician
Sossnoff Theater (audio and video)
Jun 2004 - Aug 2006
Responsible for maintaining wireless and wired intercom systems, system functionality, and to execute repairs and maintenance during the season.

Education

Bachelor of the Arts
Bard College
2002 - 2006

Skills