Neil Freebern's Creative Portfolio

For scoring, production, or arranging services, feel free to  CONTACT ME

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT:

  • Visiting Professor/Conductor of the Williams Wind Ensemble: Williams College, Williamstown MA.

  • Music Educator: Burr and Burton Academy, Manchester VT 2003-present.

  • Freelance Composer/Performer

 

MUSIC EDUCATOR:

  • Wahconah Regional High School – Dalton MA.

  • Moffat County Regional High School -Craig CO.

  • Mount Anthony Union High School -Bennington VT.

  • Castleton University – Castleton, VT

  • Keene State University – Keene NH.

  • Amherst College – Amherst, MA

  • The United States Youth Wind Ensemble

  • University of Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble

  • Conductor/Director for over a dozen honor band festivals in New England.

NON-PROFIT WORK:

When I lived in Massachusetts, I took over a small community concert band. While working for them, I expanded their non-profit and became the executive director of the Public Arts Resource Center- PARC. We created five different community ensembles, collaborated with a dance company, and began to operate as a Networked Non- Profit helping other arts organizations thrive in the region.  ​

  • Executive Director of the Public Arts Resource Center: Pittsfield MA – A networked nonprofit dedicated to bringing the Arts to the Community.

  • GNAT -TV – Board Member

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

 

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 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 Wikispaces.com 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

Original Song by David Domenick.   
Scored and Produced by Neil Freebern

Dangerous Creation

2020-21 Film Score Work for the Independent Film " Dangerous Creation" Film by Teresa and Andrew Alden
Opening Credits: Trumpet solo, and Production by Neil Freebern
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Opening Credits: Trumpet solo, and Production by Neil Freebern
Transition Sequence:
Composition and Foley work
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2019 Global Music Recognition for original Music Score. 
A film by Danielle Hazelton
Music scored, performed and produced by Neil Freebern 
Derek Dassatti on Trombone

The Silence Between

Credit Sequence 
Sea Bright Documentary  
LIFE HEIST
Music Score selections by Neil Freebern
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Party Underscore
Contemporary Orchestral Scores
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Arranged and Performed by Neil Freebern
Electronic Underscores
Arrangements/Remix
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.