Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Most common is teaching. Second most common is writing and composing.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. When hiring a producer, engineer, or recording studio, always visit the facility to get a better understanding of the type of work that they do. Be sure that the facility meets or exceeds your expectations Most studios will invite you to take a tour and listen to some of the content they have produced recently
When finding a teacher, Always find an instructor who will provide you with the type of instruction that YOU want. If you only want to learn how to play by ear, than don't pay an instructor who insists on going "by the book". Know what your personal goals are before you start taking lessons.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Customers should realize that like any skill, playing an instrument or singing does not happen overnight. It is a process that takes years to become proficient at. Writing and recording are the same. It is a process that takes many years. We can assist you in your goals to become a better artist
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. Do you have a cancellation policy?
Do you write and arrange for a fee ?
Do you assist with copyrights ?
How many years of experience do you have?
Have you ever played professionally?
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Our work at cinema soundscapes stands out due to the level of detail that we demand of our own work. We are proud to use the most modern and innovative approaches to creating custom sounds and cues for every type of media we approach each project with a big budget attitude yet our pricing structure is affordable even on an indie budget
Our work at Music In Motion stands out because we customize each lesson to the individual. This makes practicing an event that you look forward to because you are playing songs you LOVE...We also provide lessons for "special needs" students as well as scholarship programs for those who are "at risk" or cannot afford typical monthly private lessons.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. Every day we get to do what we feel we were born to do. It is our passion to create. It's a true blessing to be able to call your passion your work. We are very thankful for that and do not take it for granted.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. How much do you charge?
My answer is always it depends on the project. We will always make sure we can provide our services at a most affordable rate. If we cannot, we will assist you in finding those who can.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. I wish most people could understAnd how long it can take to do something that seems so very simple on the surface.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I didn't have a choice. Since I could walk and talk I knew I would be making music.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. We recently scored a feature length movie that will be released next year.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. We continuously stay on top of trends in our field. Especially the technology which is constantly I. Flux.
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. Our most recent project was the complete scoring and sound staging for a feature length independent film. The cost of that project was approx $25,000 and it took 3 months of 12-16 hour days to complete.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. Pricing varies so much depending on the project. Please call for pricing.
Lessons are $20-30 per lesson.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Internship in a reputable studio or go to school for music and or film production.
Q. What is your greatest strength?
A. My ability to communicate effectively with many different types of personalities.
Q. What are you currently working on improving?
A. Many things both personally and professionally. We are alwAys growing and striving to be better versions of ourselves.