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Sondra K. Moyls
AUDIO ENGINEER · SOUND EDITOR


EDUCATION

University of Stavanger                                                                 Stavanger, Norway
Music Production and Recording — August 2016 – March 2017
University of Victoria                                                                     Victoria, BC, Canada
B.Sci. Music and Computer Science — May 2014
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi                                          Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
J’éxplore French Immersion Certificate — Aug 2010
University of Victoria                                                                     Victoria, BC, Canada
General Studies, Linguistics, French, and English — Sept 2006 – May 2008

LANGUAGES

• English: Fluent, Native language
• French: Advanced Intermediate
• Norwegian: Beginner, A1

GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

MPR 501, Music Production and Recording Research I
“An Exploration of Microphone Techniques for Classical Music Recording with Auro-3D”
Nov-Dec 2016
Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Awardee and Presenter
“Strange Sounds: An Historical Analysis of Audio Synthesis in Film Music and Sound Design”
Oct 2013 – Mar 2014
Music Information Retrieval (CSC 475) Final Project
“Automatic Chord Estimation Using Hidden Markov Models”
April 2014
Advanced Recording (MUS406A) Research Project
“Subjective Assessment Of Video Quality On Perceived Audio Quality Using MUSHRA”
Dec 2014
Audio Signal Processing (ELEC484) Final Project
“Developing an Artificial Reverberation System For a Virtual Sound Stage Using Moorer’s Reverb Algorithm and Max/MSP”
Aug 2013

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

2016 Canadian Scandinavian Foundation Scholarship
2013/14 Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Award, University of Victoria
2011 Charles & Ruth Haywood Memorial Bursary in Music, University of Victoria
2011 Harold & Lorna Knight Music Bursary, University of Victoria

SELECT PROFESSIONAL WORK

Dark Matter, Determined Illusions, Live Theatre
Sound Designer — October 2017
Untitled LP (Release 2018),
Bridal Party
Recording Engineer — September 2017
My Other Half,
Determined Illusions, Live Theatre
Production Sound MixerJuly 2017
The Stavanger Sessions EP (Release 2017),
Julius Smack
Tracking EngineerOctober 2016 – February 2017
Sudden Landscapes,
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and Nils Henrik Asheim
Recording Engineer
The Bachelorette Canada
, Good Human Productions Inc. Episodic Television
Dialogue Editor —  August 2016
Terres d’exploration, Magali Gillon-Krizaj and Francois-Xavier De Ruydts Documentary
Assistant Dialogue Editor — Dec 2015
First Dates Canada (Season 1), ForceFour Entertainment Episodic Television
Dialogue Editor — Sept 2015
Tricked (Season 1), ForceFour Entertainment Episodic Television
Dialogue Editor — Jun 2015
Space Cadet, Determined Illusions Live Theatre
Sound Designer and Composer — Jul 2015
Volunteers Unleashed, Canadian Broadcasting Cooperation (CBC) Documentary
Dialogue Editor — Feb 2015
FSM (Female Seeking Male), IndieCan/Melanie M. Jones Feature Film
Dialogue Editor — Jan 2015
Omhouse, CFUV 101.9 Basement Closet Sessions Live Radio
Live Sound Technician —  Jun 2014
The Lafayette String Quartet, Quartet Fest West Live Performance
Recording Technician — Jun 2014
Rugged Uncle, CFUV 101.9 Basement Closet Sessions Live Radio
Live Sound Technician — Apr 2014
The Lafayette String Quartet with Yariv Aloni and Alexander Tselyakov Live Performance
Recording Technician — Feb 2014
Galiano Ensemble of Victoria, European Gems Live Performance
Recording Technician — Jan 2014
Hush Pup, CFUV 101.9 Basement Closet Sessions Live Performance
Sound Technician — Dec 2013
Shoestring Bourbon, CFUV 101.9 Basement Closet Sessions Live Performance
Live Sound Technician, Oct 2013

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance Audio Engineer, Ginger Cat Sound                             Vancouver, Canada
Dec 2016 – Present

Music Department Intern (3 mo. pos), Galaxy Studios NV    Mol, Belgium
March 2017 – June 2017

Stage Technician, By:Larm Nordic Music Festival                         Oslo, Norway
March 2017

Audio Transfer Engineer, Norsk Lydinstitutt                               Stavanger, Norway
Dec 2016 – March 2017

Contract Dialogue Editor, The Mix Room                                     Vancouver, Canada
Dec 2016 – Present

Audio Visual Technician, Simon Fraser University                     Burnaby, Canada
Dec 2014 – July 2015

Recording Engineer (Work Study), University of Victoria,     Victoria, Canada
Sept 2013 – June 2014

Senior IT Assistant, University of Victoria,                                    Victoria, Canada
May 2012 – Sept 2014

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Women in Film + Television                                                             Vancouver, Canada
Technical assistant, Event Planning Committee, October 2014 – July 2015

CFUV 101.9 FM                                                                                    Victoria, Canada
Live Sound Technician and Podcast Editor, Jan 2012 – Sept 2014

Vancouver International Film Festival                                        Vancouver, Canada
Festival Volunteer, Sept – Oct 2014

Vancouver Island South Film and Media Commission        Victoria, Canada
Office Assistant, May 2014 – Aug 2014

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

March 2017 142nd Audio Engineering Society Convention, Berlin, Germany
April 2016 VPA: Behind the SoundTrack, All Day Music in Film Seminar Vancouver, Canada
April 2016 TEDx East Van, Theme: Move! Vancouver, Canada
Oct 2015 139th Audio Engineering Society Convention, AES New York, U.S.A

MEMBERSHIPS

Audio Engineering Society
Associate Member, May 2014 – Present
Association for the Study of the Art of Record Production
Member, November 2016 – Present
SoundGirls.Org
Member, March 2014 – Present
Vancouver Post Alliance
Associate Member October 2014 – October 2015
Computer Music Course Union (University of Victoria)
Student Member / Event Organizer Sept 2012 – Aug 2014