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Bellerud, Heather; Secretary Senior

Bellerud, Heather; Secretary Senior Office: 006-0101

Phone: (509) 533-3710

Email: Heather.Bellerud@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
Heather joined the staff at SFCC in December 2016, shortly after moving to Spokane with her family. She's excited to be exploring the region on foot and by bicycle, and considers the landscape here to be a natural fit for her love of the outdoors. Heather is a gardener, tinkerer, and creative mess maker.

Heather started her career in archaeological site preservation and cultural-natural resource interpretation with the National Park Service in New Mexico and Arizona. Following a period teaching art and environmental education in Colorado, she moved to Seattle when she accepted a position in the education department at the Museum of History and Industry. Heather later joined the education department at the Frye Art Museum, where she managed the museum’s programming for youth audiences.

Since leaving the museum community, Heather has remained devoted to non-profit program administration; leading children's art and literacy programs, volunteering as a family bicycle advocate, and coordinating a community garden. If you see her with dirt in her hair and grease under her nails, you’ll know she was up to some sort of mess making - hopefully the creative kind.

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Brownlee, Scott; Audio Engineering Instructor

Brownlee, Scott; Audio Engineering Instructor Office: 015-207

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Email: Scott.Brownlee@sfcc.spokane.edu

Digital Audio I
Scott joined the music faculty at Spokane Falls Community College in 2012 and currently teaches digital audio classes for the Audio Engineering program. He is also a faculty member at the Loyola Marymount University Film School in Los Angeles, California, and taught at the UCLA Film School for 26 years.

Scott worked in recording studios and composed for two Emmy Award-winning Denver television series, Feed Forward and Echoes of Silver. The recording led to designing and building recording studios, and the composing led to Los Angeles where he enrolled in the Grove School of Music Composing and Arranging Program. He has done production, post-production, and rerecording work for Marvel, Hanna-Barbera, DIC, Saban, and Disney and composed for several multimedia productions, including Coors, Apple, and Bank of America. He pioneered digital recording for animation and worked on hundreds of episodes of shows including Aladdin, Goof Troop, Muppet Babies, G.I. Joe, Transformers, which culminated in an Emmy nomination for his work on The Little Mermaid.

Scott has also toured and appeared with several bands including Rufus Krisp, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Helen Reddy, Doug Kershaw, John Prine, Steve Goodman, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Rick Nelson, and Linda Ronstadt.

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Brunt, Bonnie; Dean of Visual and Performing Arts

Brunt, Bonnie; Dean of Visual and Performing Arts Office: 015-0105

Phone: (509) 533-3339

Email: Bonnie.Brunt@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
Bonnie Brunt moved to Spokane for a job at SFCC in 2004 and subsequently fell in love with both this college and the Spokane area. In the fall of 2012, after 20 years teaching Spanish, Bonnie stepped into an interim dean position to fill a vacancy. Much to her surprise, she found that she really enjoyed the job, so she applied and was offered the permanent dean position in 2013.

There are many things she loves about this college and her current role here. Her favorites are probably the opportunity to effect positive change at the college on a broader scale and to take care of the faculty, staff, and students of the programs under her supervision (Fine Arts, Music, Audio Engineering, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Photography, Digital Media Production, and Journalism). She loves that the job is complex and different every day, and she’s really proud of the work that is being done in the division.

She misses teaching Spanish and also the daily contact with the students in the classroom, but fortunately has been "adopted" by the students, faculty, and staff in the Visual & Performing Arts.

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Cebert, David; Audio Engineering Instructor

Cebert, David; Audio Engineering Instructor Office: 015-0209

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Email: David.Cebert@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
David owns cue11, a local music production/licensing/publishing company, in business for the last 18 years. He has been composing and producing in the film and television industries for over 40 years, his first studio experience was at the age of 14 (9th grade) when he co-wrote his first jingle with Bill and Dawn Latronica, owners of Calico Studios, for a Valley stereo store. He got paid the equivalent of mowing 120 yards in his, then, thriving lawn mowing and snow shoveling business.

He's been hooked on the music business ever since. Currently, David writes for ABC's "Good Morning America", "The Chew", "20/20", "What Would You Do" and "ABC World News Tonight". He has provided music for the promotion of "The Tonight Show" and "Late Night" since 1998 and has scored numerous "Olympics" and "Special Event" campaigns for NBC/Universal. He also composed the main title orchestral theme for "The PBS News Hour" used from 2004 to 2015.

David is happy to return to SFCC as he initially taught recording and electronic music classes for the college in the early '90's.

www.cue11.com
www.davidcebert.wordpress.com

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Crabb, Jared; Audio Engineering Instructor

Crabb, Jared; Audio Engineering Instructor Office: 015-0209

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Email: Jared.Crabb@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
Jared started teaching in the Audio Technology Department at SFCC in the fall of 2015. He is a graduate of SFCC's Audio Engineering program and also holds an AA in Business from SCC. He is the owner/operator of Crabwalk Studios professional audio recording facility. He records and produces bands and singer/songwriters in the Spokane area full time, and offers tracking, mixing and mastering services.

Jared was exposed to music and production at a young age; his father was a musician and Jared was only 8 years old when he started running the sound board for his father's bands. He has been in many local music projects, primarily playing bass guitar, and has studio experience going back to the mid 80's. He has played in bands that have opened for Slayer, Fear Factory and other national acts and has published two full-length albums for his own project Floodline.

In 1998 he started a home recording studio and began studying digital recording techniques, honing his skills until 2009 when he opened his own studio to work in music production full time. In 2013 he built a 1500 square-foot recording facility--Spokane's first recording studio constructed from the ground up. Crabwalk Studios has produced dozens of local bands and musicians and has built his business to be one of the premier recording studios in and around Spokane.

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Day, Jennifer; Administrative Assistant

Day, Jennifer; Administrative Assistant Office: 015-0104

Phone: (509) 533-3720

Email: Jennifer.Day@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
Jennifer has been at CCS since 2012 and with the Visual and Performing Arts Division since 2015. With a background in cultural anthropology, she has long loved the arts, both as reflections of the everyday and as windows into society. She particularly enjoys classical and jazz music as well as clay, fiber, and glass. She enjoys listening to music students sing and 'jam' in the hallways and getting the chance to view the variety of student work across the division.

She enjoys being back in an academic environment, working with faculty and students. Before moving to Spokane, she worked in global health and development programs and research in Africa and Asia, after initially serving in the Peace Corps in Nepal and earning her Masters in Public Health (MPH).

Since arriving in Spokane, she has been active in the local community, serving on multiple non-profit boards and supporting sustainable development, walkable neighborhoods, and public health, here and in low-income countries. Aside from her role as administrative assistant to the Visual and Performing Arts Division at SFCC, she is also adjunct faculty at EWU's MPH program at the College of Health Science and Public Health, and guest lectures in various departments at SFCC.

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Gamberoni, Steve; Audio Engineering Instructor

Gamberoni, Steve; Audio Engineering Instructor Office: 015-0222

Phone: (509) 533-3212

Email: Steve.Gamberoni@sfcc.spokane.edu

Audio Engineering
Steve has been the lead faculty member in the Audio Engineering program at Spokane Falls Community College since 2006. He was instrumental in designing the curriculum and setting up the college's new state-of-the-art digital audio lab and recording studio.

Steve graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with a bachelor of music degree, majoring in Recording Arts and Sciences. His industry experience includes work at several large commercial recording studios, including Baker Sound in Philadelphia, and Sunset Sound and Bay 7 in Los Angeles. Steve has also done freelance audio engineering work for several record labels and entertainment companies including Geffen Records, Capital Records, Shangri-La Entertainment, and major artists including Usher, Ben Harper, Jerry Lee Lewis, Kid Rock, and Ivan Neville.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Steve also works on freelance recording and mixing projects.

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Larsen, David; Music Instructor (Concert and Jazz Bands)

Larsen, David; Music Instructor (Concert and Jazz Bands) Office: 015-0220

Phone: (509) 533-3724

Email: David.Larsen@sfcc.spokane.edu

 
A native of Oregon, David Larsen received his Bachelors of Arts in Music from Pacific University in 2003. While there, he studied saxophone with Emmy Award winning musician Steve Kravitz. In 2006, David received his Master's in Jazz Composition from the University of Oregon, studying under Steve Owen, and in 2008, he received his Masters of Arts in Teaching from Western Oregon University.

As a performer, David has worked with some of the finest players in the Northwest including, Halie Loren, Dana Heitman, Jesse Cloninger, and many others. He is also a soloist and section player on the Award Winning Jazz Album, Butterfly Blue, by Halie Loren. As a composer and educator David has had his works performed by groups all around the country including the NoPo Big Band, The Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra, the Blue Skies Big Band, and many more. He served as the music director of Cottage Grove High School from 2006 to 2015.

David is the Instrumental Director at Spokane Falls and teaches Concert Band, Jazz Band, Studio Saxophone, and other courses for the department.

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McCollim, Danny; Music and Audio Engineering Instructor

McCollim, Danny; Music and Audio Engineering Instructor Office: 015-0221

Phone: (509) 533-3238

Email: Danny.McCollim@sfcc.spokane.edu

Jazz Combo
Danny has been a member of the music faculty at Spokane Falls Community College since 1997. He played a key role in helping develop the Audio Engineering program and teaches classes in music technology, digital audio, MIDI arranging, functional piano, contemporary harmony, and film scoring. He also teaches private jazz piano at Gonzaga University and has served on the music faculty at Whitworth University and Eastern Washington University. Danny received his BA in music from Berklee College of Music in Boston and AAS in electronics engineering from Spokane Community College.

Danny has been composing, arranging, conducting, and recording music for local, regional, and national/international advertising since 1980. He has done ads for Honda International, The Gap, Spokane Public Radio, and Fox News Atlanta, Sacramento, and Phoenix. He is currently a contributing composer for Bing Bang Boom, a music library company specializing in music and sound design for film, television, advertising, and video games. Several of his musical works have been used in syndicated shows including Good Morning America, General Hospital, ABC Sports, Oprah, All My Children, and television movies.

As a performer, Danny has performed with jazz greats Michael Brecker, Freddie Hubbard, Ernie Watts, Richie Cole, and many others. He is very involved in Spokane's local music scene and has been a featured performer with the Spokane Symphony and the Jazz Violin Summit under Gunther Schuller. Danny currently tours with Peter Rivera, former lead singer/drummer for the Motown group "Rare Earth".

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Meyer, Pamela; Audio Engineering Instructor

Meyer, Pamela; Audio Engineering Instructor Office: 015-0207

Phone: (509) 533-3741

Email: Pamela.Meyer@sfcc.spokane.edu

Live Sound 1 Live Sound 2 Audio Coop Ed Seminar
Ms. Meyer has been a member of the Spokane Falls Community College music faculty since 1993, and teaches live sound reinforcement and supervises the internship program for Audio Engineering students. She also provides audio support for music department concerts and college events.

Pam has worked in concert production and studio recording as an independent sound technician since 1992, and is recognized as one of the area's finest sound engineers. She has worked with national and local productions in venues throughout the area as a front-of-house engineer, monitor engineer, and systems engineer. She has also worked with the Spokane Symphony, Coeur d'Alene Symphony, the Festival at Sandpoint, George Relles Sound, Spokane Jazz Orchestra, and several area universities and high schools. She has also engineered for numerous national touring acts.

Pam was a member of the 560th Air Force Band (flute, piccolo, and saxophone) at Fairchild AFB for several years. She graduated with honors from Spokane Falls Community College and received an AA degree in general studies and an AAS in jazz studies.

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