Craig BrandweinAssistant Professor, Music Technology
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234 Hulsey Center
(205) 996-0640

Research and Teaching Interests: Education, Composer, Musician, Music Technology, Recording Engineering, Producing, Film Scoring and Sound Design

Office Hours: By appointment

Education:
  • BA in Music Education from Long Island University at C.W. Post
  • MA, in Music Theory and Composition from Long Island University at C.W. Post 

Craig Brandwein
(pseud. Brandwynne) is an Assistant Professor of Music Technology at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Audio Production and Design at Living Arts College in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has been in the music business for over 40 years as an accomplished musician, composer, writer, producer and engineer. Craig has written and produced music for various artists, such as the late Lynn Anderson. He has composed music for Network Television, (CBS, NBC & ABC), Corporate Clients as well as Musical Theatre.

In 2010, he received an Emmy TM nomination for music composition and arranging, as well as in 2011 a TellyTM Award and a 2012 “People’s Choice” TellyTM Award for a promotional video. In 2013, a few of his projects were selected for the 56th & 57th Grammy Awards nomination ballot. He co-produced the “Sing With Max” album, which has earned a Mom’s Choice Award and Dove Foundation Seal of Approval.

He has scored music for film and television, his credits include Composer and Music & Sound Supervisor. As a film producer, Craig has been a key element on such films as “We Remember,” a Holocaust survivor DVD; “Youngsville”, horror film; “Changeover”, a feature drama; and “Max & Wrigley”, a 3D animation show (in development). He is also a staff producer, songwriter and VP for Center Sound Records. 

Affiliates: BMI Writer/Publisher, Audio Engineers Society (AES), NARAS (Grammys), Country Music Association, (CMA) 

For more information please visit:
Union Bound; (Uptone Pictures)

Location Audio and Audio Post Production, Sound Design, Dialog Editing, Original Music

HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS DOCUMENTARY (Marccom)

Location Audio, Audio Post Production, Video Editing, Original Music

A Long Way Off; (Uptone Pictures)
Location Audio and Audio Post Production, Sound Design, Dialog Editing, Original Music

Don’t Pass Me By; (Uptone Pictures)
Audio Post Production, Sound Design, Dialog Editing, Original Music

Youngsville (Paris Entertainment) Production Audio Supervisor

Remnants; (Remnants, Inc)
Audio Post Production, Sound Design, Dialog Editing

Destiny Road; (Uptone Pictures)
Location Audio and Audio Post Production, Sound Design, Dialog Editing, Original Music

A Box For Rob; (Uptone Pictures)
Audio Post Production, Sound Design, Dialog Editing 

The Rusty Bucket Kids Club; TV Pilot 
Composer / sound design/post production supervisor Studio in the Woods. (Emmy Nomination 2010 and Silver Telly Award 2011 for Composition and Arranging)
Korg Musical Instruments; Published articles for Korg Patches Magazine on how I configured a MIDI set up to be used on the Daytime Dramas for P&G. This article written when the M1 came out on the market, (1987).

Staff Composer for Signature Sound, Inc., Music, for Corporate, Film & Television. Composed and produced cues for Proctor & Gamble’s daytime dramas; Guiding Light, Another World an As The World Turns. I used both MIDI and Live instruments.