Trained as a classical musician at The Juilliard School and Northwestern University, and currently working in New York as a freelance musician, producer, and recording engineer; Andrew Bove brings a unique and insightful perspective to the recording and producing process.
An active member of New York City’s musical community, he brings into the studio the wealth of experience he has gained from performing live and recording as a musician with groups as diverse as the Metropolitan Opera to Broadway shows to the metal band Korn. Having been conservatory trained, his attention to detail and quality is ever present and he has developed a reputation for consistently bringing the highest quality to his performances and recordings. As an audio engineer, Andrew is well versed in both the classic techniques of the past and in the latest audio/video technology solutions. This enables him to create efficient and high quality plans to execute each individual recording project. He recently directed a high-end studio upgrade of the recording studio at the Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University in Union, New Jersey. This upgrade tightly integrates a modern full featured studio environment with the naturally wonderful acoustics of the concert venue. His interest in visual technology has led him to heading the technical side of the boutique visual media company Purple Critter Media.
By truly understanding the roles of performer, engineer, and producer; Andrew is able to support and guide musicians through their recording session in an open and flexible way that helps them feel comfortable, perform their best, and achieve the creative results they are expecting.
In addition to performing on recent film soundtracks such as Noah, Moonrise Kingdom, To Rome with Love, and True Grit; he has also appeared as a performer on numerous recordings for CBS, NBC News, Discovery Channel, ESPN, Coca-Cola, Nike, United Airlines, AT&T, AMC Theaters, Golf Channel, NBC Sunday Night Football, Sony, Electronic Arts, Paramount Pictures, American Zoetrope, Summit, Albany, Centaur, EMI Virgin, and was featured by Hip-Bone music in their series of CDs and instructional DVDs for young musicians. His debut solo album Cimbasso d’Amore, the world’s first solo cimbasso CD, was the highest rated classical recording on Amazon in 2010.
Andrew has performed on tuba and cimbasso with a wide variety of groups such as the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, American Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Phoenix Symphony, Stamford Symphony, Long Island Philharmonic, and New Jersey Festival Orchestra. He is also in demand as a chamber musician, and has performed and recorded with many chamber music groups including the Extension Ensemble and the American Brass Quintet.
He was a three-time recipient of the orchestral tuba fellowship from the Aspen Music Festival and has performed at many other music festivals, including the Tanglewood Music Center, Music Academy of the West, National Repertory Orchestra, New World Symphony, Kinhaven, and the Pierre Monteux School. Andrew is currently a member of the brass faculty at the Julliard School Pre-College.
Matthew K. Brown
Originally a classical guitarist, and now a tuba player, Matt has a multifaceted career as a performer, arranger, conductor, educator, and audio editor. He holds degrees from Mansfield State University and Michigan State University, and has served on the faculties of The HARID Conservatory of Music (now Lynn Conservatory), Florida Atlantic University, and Michigan State University. Currently, Matt teaches tuba, coaches chamber music, and conducts the brass ensemble at Montclair State University (NJ) and teaches low brass at Franklin and Marshall College (PA). He is an avid collector (and former dealer) of vintage audio equipment and recordings, and has a sharp ear for detail and quality.
A professional singer and voice over artist, Toni knows what it’s like to be in front of the camera and behind the microphone. She has worked for over ten years with the New York Choral Artists, has recorded over 500 book abstracts with GetAbstract.com, and is a solo recording artist. A marketing and media maven, she combined her creative and technical talents to form the boutique media company, Purple Critter. She works with musicians and musical organizations to craft effective plans for promoting music via internet delivered video and photography.
Purple Critter Media
Doug worked in the high technology industry for many years as an engineer, systems analyst/designer, solution specialist, and service delivery architect. He developed robotics software for product manufacturing, managed systems programming for main frame and high performance computing environments, and has wide ranging experience in network modeling and network performance management. He has maintained his skills in electrical, electronic, and mechanical technologies and continues to provide electrician and automotive technology services. Doug’s technical skills and particularly astute attention to detail, along with his love of music, people, and organization, make him a valuable member of the Bove Audio team.
Currently working in Paris as an art director, Joaquin has lived and worked in the design field on three different continents. Immersing himself in different cultures, he has developed a strong sense of aesthetic design, and enhanced his critical-thinking and creativity skills. He draws on rich multicultural experiences from his time spent in South America, Washington D.C., New York, and France in creating clear and efficient design solutions for artists.
With a creative background and an education focused on fine art photography, Justin documents life with an approach towards creating a mixture of both fine art and documentary photography. Justin has photographed for major events, concerts, as well as portraits for many familiar names such as B.J. Novak (NBC’s The Office), B.o.B., Jason Mraz, Bruno Mars, The Fray, just to name a few.