Garth MacAleavey

Technical Director

Cutting his teeth on the NYC new-music scene since 2008, Garth MacAleavey (Sound Designer), specializes in immersive surround sound design and transparent reinforcement for traditional and experimental music performance. A talented musician since childhood, Garth’s career was strongly influenced by his time as a student of classical music and avant-garde percussion at UCSC. He is the current acting Technical Director and Chief Audio Engineer of Brooklyn’s National Sawdust. Recent sound design credits include: Ellen Reid’s Pulitzer Prize winning opera p r i s m LA Opera/Prototype, Brooklyn Youth Chorus’ “Silent Voices: Lovestate” New Victory Theater, David Lang and Joe Hisaishi with Bang on a Can Zankel Hall, Artist Nick Cave’s “THE LET GO” Park Ave Armory, Michael Gordon’s “Acquanetta”, David T Little’s “Soldier Songs” and “Dog Days” LA Opera, Paola Prestini’s “The Hubble Cantata” LA Opera, Ted Hearne’s “The Source” SF and LA Opera, David Lang’s “Anatomy Theater” LA Opera, and “The Colorado Project” with Glenn Kotche, Jeff Zeigler and Roomful of Teeth.