Jovany Gertler - Professional Summary:
As Assistant Engineer with Rough Magic Studios in Brooklyn, New York, Jovany Gertler helps produce music for both up-and-coming and established artists like Kyp Malone, DJ Khalil, and Talib Kweli. In addition to his studio support role, he serves as Freelance Audio Engineer for underground hip-hop musicians based in Brooklyn. As an independent contractor, Jovany Gertler recently engineered for Chris Matic's mixtape, 19, and other releases available online at ReverbNation.com and DatPiff.com.
Before establishing his career in audio production, Jovany Gertler enrolled at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences, which awarded him his Certificate of Mastery in Recording. Over the course of his studies, he learned the science of waveforms, the anatomy of the ear, and the operation of speakers and microphones. Furthermore, he developed skills related to digital and analog recording devices and became Pro Tools Certified. He also attended Arizona State University, where he took courses in philosophy, marketing, technical writing, and business.
Building upon his classroom experience, Jovany Gertler interned with Premier Studios in New York City. His daily responsibilities included maintaining the recording studio. As one of a small number of interns promoted by Premier Studios, he worked as Assistant Engineer for the company and gained practical session experience.
Jovany Gertler's love of music began as a young child, when he started playing the piano. He won the National Piano Guild Award each year from 1998 to 2003. His passion for audio is matched only by his passion for sports, and he hopes one day to combine the two by working for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) as a broadcast engineer for its television and radio line-up.
Jovany Gertler - Professional Experience:
Rough Magic Studios
Brooklyn, NY, US
Nov 2011 - Present
Freelance Audio Engineer
New York City, NY, US
Jul 2012 - Present
Jovany Gertler - Education:
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ, US
Business and Technical Writing
Aug 1, 2004 - Dec 1, 2009
Certificate or Mastery in Recording
Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences
Gilbert, AZ, US
Jan 1, 2010 - Dec 1, 2010
Jovany Gertler - Interests:
Music, Writing Songs, and Sports