ROBERT PUFF Founder and Principal of RPM Seattle Team Leader and Supervisor Expert in Finale™, Sibelius™, Digital Performer, Music XML Arranger and Orchestrator Advocate for new technologies Affiliations: ASCAP, MLA, SCA
BRIAN MONRONEY Guitarist / Composer Musical Director for Tom Jones (1992 - 2009) Performed and/or recorded with Barry Manilow, Gloria Estefan, Ilan Chester, Natalie Cole, Paul Taylor, Chayanne, Luis Enrique, Shirley Bassey, Hazel Miller and others. Composed music for TV and other media including Ellen, Big Bang Theory, Extra, TMZ, Modern Marvels, Judge Mathis, Muzak and Lifetime. Highly skilled with music software including Finale, DP, Pro Tools, Kontakt and Lemur BM from University of Miami, Studio Music and Jazz
NANNETTE DAVIS Owner of Qivu Graphics providing digital and offset printing, sign making and commercial design services to the greater Seattle area since 2003. Shop manager for a high volume Seattle area commercial printer for several years prior to founding Qivu Graphics. Expert in Corel, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Freehand, Quark, MS Publisher and MS Word on both Mac and PC environments.
SAMMY APPLEGATE First woman to graduate with a Master of Music in Film Composition from the Seattle Film Institute. Studied under two-time Emmy award winning film composer Hummie Mann through the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program. Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in film and an emphasis in Italian from the University of Kansas. Assistant to Emmy award winning film composer Stephen T. Cavit.
DAVID KEENAN Sugar Hill recording artist with Ranch Romance. British Columbia Bluegrass Workshop staff member since 2000. Puget Sound Guitar Workshop instructor since 1998. Composer and Producer for the Muzak environmental channel. Multi-instrumentalist with several roots-music groups in the NW including Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks, The Downtown Mountain Boys, Miles & Karina and Suicide Jack.
LANDON ASHBY Recent graduate of the Pacific Northwest Film Scoring Program with a Master of Music. Studied under two-time Emmy award winning composer Hummie Mann. Independent composer and orchestrator for film. Proficient in music production with softwares such as Sibelius, Finale, Logic, DP, and Pro Tools. BM from West Texas A&M University, Music Composition and Music Business.