Michael A. Brigida
1.Sound designer/product designer/concert artist/ educator/ clinician/author for ARP instruments. Worked with Alan R. Pearlman (ARP) and David Friend in areas of marketing and product design. Worked/taught/played with major artists of the 70's. Performed at a gala in honor of the American astronauts/Russian cosmonauts joint space venture. Performed annually in the 70's at the "NAMM Downbeat Happening"as a featured performer. Performed on synthesizers at numerous AES shows.
2. Did essentially the same types of things for CBS Fender/Rogers/Rhodes
3. Product specialist/ demonstrator/sound designer/concert artist for Kurzwiel Music Systems in Waltham MA.
Was in charge of collecting and co-ordinating sampled instrument timbres. Designed products (received patent for one) Together with Ray Kurzwiel, helped to raise $31 million to fund company.
Was interviewed and played on numerous local and national TV shows Performed in hundreds of concerts internationally.Actively working as worship/band leader of moderate size local church Hired as a full time Berklee Music Synthesis faculty member in 1986