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Recent Work

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Score Reader for Live Streamed Performance

Dallas Symphony at Boston's Symphony Hall

Spring Tour | Mar 24 – 28, 2023

FABIO LUISI conducts

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 | Garrick Ohlsson, piano 
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 in E minor


The Hidden Cite album was a project I engaged in during the Covid years.  The objective was to experience composing, performing, producing, and distributing music in order to enhance my instructional practices for my music production curriculum.
A recent collaboration with local guitarist David Domenik.  Orchestration and production completed in my home studio.
For scoring, production, or arranging services, feel free to  CONTACT ME

Neil Freebern

Music Educator, Conductor, Producer,  Composer, Arranger, Brass Specialist



  • Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester, VT 2003-Present

    • Chair of Creative Arts Department​

    • Administrative Team Member - Institutional Systems Management

  • Conductor Williams College Wind Ensemble - Williamstown, MA

  • Trumpet Professor Castleton University – Castleton, VT

  • Music Educator - Wahconah Regional High School – Dalton MA.

  • Music Educator -Moffat County Regional High School -Craig CO.

  • Trumpet Professor Keene State University – Keene NH.

  • Music Educator -Mount Anthony Union High School -Bennington VT.

  • Contemporary Music Ensemble Conductor Amherst College – Amherst, MA

  • Conductor- The United States Youth Wind Ensemble

  • Conductor-University of Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble

  • Guest Conductor/Director- honor band festivals in New England.


  • Executive director of the Public Arts Resource Center- PARC.  Pittsfield, MA

  • Consultant for MAPS- Contemporary Music Festival Vail, CO

  • Consultant for the Arlington Commons - Community Center

  • GNAT -TV – Board Member

  • Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning – affiliate programmer for London Theater Streaming performances



  • Global Music Award - Best Original Sound Score for a Short Film 2019

  • Vermont Recipient of the SBO 50 Directors that Make a Difference Award. 2018

  • Grammy Music Educator Quarterfinalist - 2017

  • Rowland Endowed Chair, Distinguished Educator Award - Burr and Burton Academy 2010

  • YALE Distinguished Educator Award, Presented by Yale University 2007

  • Educational Wiki Award - Presented by February 2007

  • Outstanding Educator Award- Western Massachusetts 1999

  • Grammy Signature School Award, Naris Foundation. Outstanding curricular offerings. 1999

  • Massachusetts Instrumental Conductors Association Gold Medal. For superior Concert Band Performance. 1999 Excellence in Teaching Award, Central Berkshire Schools, 1997

  • Lebow Memorial Scholarship. Musicianship Award - Highest Departmental Honor UMass Music Department. 1988 -1989 Chancellor's Talent Award. Complete Tuition Scholarship UMass Music Department 1986-1989,

  • Thomas F. Parker Service Award For service to University Ensembles - UMass Music Department 1987


Blended Learning Specialist and Course Developer Music Production

Learning Management Systems Programmer and User

  • Power School, Rediker, Canvas, On Campus, iBooks, Google Classroom, Kissflow

Microsoft Office Suite

Digital Audio Workstations: Logic Pro X, Ableton Live, Protools, Fl Pro

Sound Designer - Foley, Synthesis, Podcast Editor, Film Scoring

Conductor - Wind Ensembles, Electro-Acoustic Ensembles, Orchestra

Trumpet performer- all horns

Jazz Pianist - Improvization

Music Arranger and Composer - Finale Software specialist

Music Producer - Advanced Mixing and Mastering skills, DJ

Former student Stan Beck produces another album... I put down some tracks in the studio.  Grateful!


Film Score Work for the Independent Film " Dangerous Creation" Film by Teresa and Andrew Alden

Opening Credits: Trumpet solo, and Production by Neil Freebern

Dangerous Creation

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Transition Sequence:
Composition and Foley work

The Silence Between

2019 Global Music Recognition for Original Music Score. 
A film by Danielle Hazelton

Music scored, performed and produced by Neil Freebern 
Credit Sequence 
Sea Bright Documentary  
Music Score selections by Neil Freebern
Party Underscore
Original Contemporary Orchestral Scores
Music Arranged and Performed by Neil Freebern
Electronic Underscores
Visual Creation 
Spark creation made with steel wool in a whisk spun on a string.
Set to the music "Saturn."  Shadow of dancer inside image when 
on stage.
Silent Film Creation 
Music and Film arranged for Silent film Concert - Neil Freebern
Excuse the MIDI audio.
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