Andrea Pejrolo is the chair of the Contemporary Writing and Production department at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is a MIDI programmer, composer, and bassist. He is the author of Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production (2005) and Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer (2007) and has written several articles for music magazines, including Sound On Sound and Bass World magazine.
Andrea has extensive professional experience as a sound designer, audio engineer/producer, MIDI programmer and composer for film, TV, theater, and multimedia. Some of his recent projects include iAcoustica Studio drum library, iDrum Rock Edition for iPhone/iPad in collaboration with Izotope, and arranging and recording with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
Andrea is an active presenter and lecturer for prestigious conferences such as AES and MacWorld. His most recent publications include Creating Sounds from Scratch (Oxford University Press), and Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer (Focal Press).
Andrea holds a Ph.D. in jazz studies from New York University, a Master in Composition for Film, TV, Theater and Multimedia from the University of Bristol (U.K.) and a Music Diploma in Jazz Performance from Manhattan School of Music in New York City.