Donald A. Spaulding
Don Spaulding, recording engineer, producer and professional musician, is the founder of Symphonic Sound. As a recording engineer, he specializes in classical and jazz concert recordings. For the last 2 years, Don has been on staff at NPR West mixing and engineering for multiple shows including Morning Edition and Day to Day.
Remote engineering for live broadcasts include concerts, sporting events and church services for LA36, WQXR and Santa Monica City TV. Classical ensembles recorded include, Masterwork Chorus and Orchestra, Manhattan Choral Ensemble, Big Apple Chorus, Ridgewood Concert Band, Staten Island Philharmonic, Riverside Sinfonia, Garden State Philharmonic, and Quintet of the Americas.
Don has been on the audio staff for Ojai Music Festival, J.R. Dodge Poetry Festival and Cape May Jazz Festival. Don has engineered remote recordings featured events such as Cape May Jazz Festival, BB Kings House of Blues, Sony Classical, and the Dave Dorfman Dance Company.
Don has studied horn at Manhattan School of Music and Montclair State University and started his professional career in Broadway orchestras for Miss Saigon, Phantom of the Opera and Cats. He also went on to play the national tours of Miss Saigon, West Side Story and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Music of the Night starring Sara Brightman.