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David  Randall

David Randall
Audio Engineer/Recording Studio Manager
Smooth Sailin’/ Live Nation

1147 Sherman Ave. Madison WI
Madison, WI 53703


Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications

David Randall started making music at the age of 13. He attended the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point for music composition. He has been writing music for film and video games for over 10 years now. After many years of grinding as a composer and musician and starting his own recording company, he landed a job as Front of House audio engineer for Live Nation. Live Nation is the worlds leading live entertainment company. He is currently a live engineer for local venues High Noon Saloon, Majestic, Orpheum, and The Sylvee. He is also the head engineer for Smooth Sailin’ studios a Madison-based Recording studio and licensing company.

Take a look at what it takes to become an audio engineer/professional musician. I will walk you through the steps I took to become a professional audio engineer and hopefully provide you with some insight into preparing yourself for this field and landing the jobs you want to create a successful career.