Over 20 year experience in the audio industry

Adaptable to working in a variety of professional studios and location environments

taught audio and digital technology to individuals and groups for over 10 years Extensive digital editing experience

Worked as a Music Producer or Engineer as part of larger production team

Teacher and trainer for government and private sector institutions


2008 –Date – Sydney

Clients include:

Oceanic Studio, Alberts Studio, Trackdown, Sound Level, The Australian Institute of Music, SAE, Ultimo Tafe Fox Sports, Creative Vibes (Label), Highway 125 (Label), Steve Clisby, Waverley Council
and many Independent Artists

Roles Include:

Audio Engineer, Audio Teacher, Music Producer, Sound Designer Record Engineer, Protools Operator, Music Editor

Work included:

Music Studio Engineering and production for a wide variety of artists

Pop – Derrick Attwood Producer/Engineer “Thing You Call Love” Single
Folk - Bears With Guns Producer/Engineer “For The Thrill” and “Taken For A Fool” EP Opera - Opera Australia - Young Opera Program
Classical – Australian Institute of Music Soloist and ensemble recordings
Rock - Pappa Vs Pretty Engineer Album tracking with Producer Paul Dempsey,  B!G Engineer EP tracking Producer Brendan Gallagher Experimental – Forenzics “Buid Ruins” LP and “Malign” LP
Film Scores - Marconi Brothers - Composer Carlo Giacco – Score Record Funk/Soul – Steve Clisby “Soul Story” EP & Rosie Henshaw “Rosie” EP Mix

Teaching and Training

2015 To Date -

2014 SAE To Date - 2013-2014 Tafe Ultimo –

2013-2014 JMC Academy –

Work with Thomas Henry Reid Music Foundation Tasmania to promote educate women in audio
Diploma of Sound Studio Production and ciricullum development
Record and mix a basic music demo, Record Sound. Mix Recorded Music and Perform Advanced Sound Editing Units - Teacher

Certificate III in Technical Production – Teacher Certificate III in Media – Teacher and coordinator

2010- Australian Institute of Music – Recording Technology Classes. Subjects include: Digital recording, Microphone techniques

2007 - 2008 – New York

Sound Engineer

Jan Folkson Productions – Audio Engineer

Main client Sh-K-Boom Records specialising in Broadway cast albums

Highlights include:

Legally Blonde - Broadway Cast Album – Assistant Engineer Gone Missing – Off Broadway Cast Album – Assistant Engineer

Additional Freelance Audio Engineer Work

Highlights include:

Jessie Murphy In The Woods “ Eight Belles“ Album – Record Engineer
Julian Verlard “Planeteer “ Album – Record Engineer - EMI UK
Dan The Automator – “Balloon” Producer Russell Simins (John Spencer Blues Explosion) - Tracking Engineer


1999 – 2007 – Sydney

Freelance Sound Engineer
Highlights include:
Ralph Pyl’s Sydney All Star Big Band “Pyldriver” Album - Record & Mix Engineer

Maya Jupiter “Perhaps” & “Funny Luck” Mix Engineer – Creative Vibes Release Departures - “Hopscotch” featuring Dale Barrow - Prod. Steve Clisby - Mix Engineer Iva Davies “Circles In The Sky” -String Recording

Casual Audio Teaching

Australian Institute of Music

Recording Technololgy classes Lectures on SSL Console operation

Nov 1996 –1999 – London

Marcus Studio In-house Engineer

4 studio facility with a long history of service to the English music inductry Worked with International Producers such as Dave Steward, Youth, K-Gee Album Credits include: Billie Piper, Louise, Kevin Rowland

Nov 1995 – Aug 1996 – Sydney

Freelance Audio Engineer

Continuing post production work at Trackdown Studio
Handel’s Messiah Live chori and orchestal recording – Asst. Engineer Mirage Studio – Asst. Engineer
ABC Radio – Promos – Engineer

Feb 1993 – Nov 1995 – Sydney

Trackdown Studio – In-house Engineer

Started working on Protools DAWs
“Priscilla Queen of the Desert” soundtrack - Asst Engineer
Robyne Dunn “Stowaway” Record Engineer
Various Album credits: Icehouse, Ghostwriters, Gondwana, Bananas In Pyjamas

1990 – 1993 – Sydney

Paradise Studio – Assistant Engineer

Assisted engineer/ producers such as Wayne Connelly, Daniel Denholm, Micheal Stavrou
Engineered Demos and B-sides for roo-Art arts such as The Hummingbirds, Tall Tales And True and rooArt Jazz Label Various Album credits: You Am I, Underground Lovers, The Lab, The Dukes


2015 – to date
Avid Pro Tools certified User & Trainer

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment TAE40110

Bachelor degree equivalent in audio engineering from Columbia College Chicago

1989 – 1990
Australian Film Television and Radio School Music & Television Sound Recording Certificate

School of Audio Engineering Diploma

Audio available from Dropbox



Crystal Sky “I’m Free” Mixed

In The Mist
Produced as part of 2016 Bondi Wave young band recording


Derrick Attwood
“Thing You Call Love” Produced, Recorded & Mixed


Steve Clisby
“Back To The Middle”
Song From Soul Story Album Record


Bears With Guns
“For The Thrill”
Produced, Recorded & Mixed


Jesse Murphy In The Woods “God Save Owen Wilson” Recorded


Sydney All Star Big Band Take The A Train
Record and mix

Video view at:


Mind Bull Animation
Compostion and sound Design part of 2016 “What Is Art To You” Exhbition https://www.facebook.com/MichelleBarrySound/videos/136478338686862/


Tropscore Competition Shortlisted Composition and sound design https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytIAVFrd00w


Iluka Live performance record and mix