Owner – Audio Engineer – Sound Designer – Composer
Growing up in a music loving family, Dan began his study of guitar and music theory at the age of nine. Learning the ropes of studio and live engineering in his hometown of Fort Lauderdale, Florida he worked with numerous local and national acts both on the stage and in the studio. Dan then moved to Orlando to attend Full Sail University. Graduating with honors in 1998 he was now ready to take the industry by storm. Dan began with the Walt Disney Music Department right after graduation. There he met Steve Skorija and Dan Stamper, whom he credits with helping launch his career as an audio engineer. Seeking growth, Dan took a position with Miami’s Outpost Audio, where he honed his Pro Tools skills on film, TV, and radio projects for clients such as Discovery Channel, The Miami Herald, and Univision. Soon he was off to LA to work on motion pictures. In Hollywood, as an assistant sound effects editor at SoundStorm, Dan worked on several feature films including Wild Wild West, The Thomas Crown Affair, Simpatico and The Three Kings. Moving back to Florida, Dan opened Ty Fy Studios in Orlando. Here he began building the company that would soon become a staple of Orlando’s recording studio industry. In 2004 Dan took the position as Chief Audio Engineer at the Walt Disney Music Department with his old friend and mentor Steve Skorija. Through the years Dan has recorded and mixed literally thousands of shows for the largest entertainment companies in the world and has proven his worth time and time again. An accomplished Sound Designer, Dan has creatively collaborated with music producers to bring numerous, award winning shows to life. Shows like Finding Nemo the Musical (Animal Kingdom), Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular (Hollywood Studios), The Golden Mickeys (DCL), Celebrate the Magic (Magic Kingdom), Symphony In The Sky (Kalahari), Spectra (PTE Productions) showcase Dan’s talent for Sound Design and his ability to add his creativity and color to any project. Dan was an essential contributor to the design and build out of the new Roy E. Disney Production Center in Orlando, FL. This new facility, containing four studios and two live rooms, will enable Disney to produce new music, audio, and video content for years to come.
Dan is also a talented composer having written original music for motion pictures and TV, helping his clients with creative content as well as the technical.
Dan and his staff have worked on thousands of projects worldwide entertaining millions. Dan knows that with his years of experience, expertise, and creativity he will continue to enable every one of his clients to hear their vision.
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