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Brian Warwick

Brian Warwick
Department Chair and Associate Professor, Music and Performing Arts
LAC, Room 341 F
Academic History:

M.S. Full Sail University
B.M. Berklee College of Music

About Brian Warwick

A native of Grafton, MA, Brian Warwick spent 13 years in Los Angeles before joining NVU-Lyndon’s community in 2016. He brings with him a passion for teaching practical and applicable skills to future entertainment industry professionals. Brian has years of professional experience that he’s brought to the classroom with skill, humor, and enthusiasm, presenting techniques that make his students’ music and post-production projects competitive at an international level.

“When I was presented with the opportunity to move to the Northeast Kingdom and teach at NVU, I didn’t hesitate. The community was incredibly welcoming and the students were passionate about their work.”

During his time in Los Angeles, Brian found success as an independent recording engineer, working with distinguished artists such as Ludacris, Idina Menzel, Stevie Nicks, Deftones, Michael Bolton, Andrea Bocelli, and Slayer. In 2015, Brian received a GRAMMY award for engineering “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Mandatory Fun,” which won Best Comedy Album. “Mandatory Fun” was the first comedy album to reach number one in 50 years, and Yankovic’s first number one album in a career spanning 30 years. “Mandatory Fun” was Brian’s second number one on Billboard’s 200 Chart. The first was Michael Bublé’s Christmas album in 2011. Since his first album credit in 2003, Brian has worked on eight GRAMMY-winning albums, nine GRAMMY-nominated albums, 15 RIAA-certified platinum and gold records, as well as an Emmy, nominated score, and main title theme. Additionally, in 2009, Brian won the Best Sound Design and Editing Maverick Movie Award for his work on the action-spy-thriller spoof Scream of the Bikini. In between recording sessions, Brian helped to develop the Music Production major at Los Angeles Recording School, where he also found a passion for teaching his craft.

Brian sees NVU-Lyndon as a place where students can get excited about learning because the majors offered are creative, diverse, and relevant. Students can pursue their own adventures at NVU-Lyndon and in the Northeast Kingdom, at large. The community is open and welcoming, encouraging students to make lifelong connections along their path to the future.

Courses Taught

Advanced Audio Production
Hybrid Mixing Techniques
Record Label Practicum
Recording and Post-Production
Pro Tools 110: Pro Tools Production I
Pro Tools 101: Introduction to Pro Tools
Pro Tools 201: Pro Tools Production I
Pro Tools 210P: Pro Tools Production II (Post-Production)
Introduction to Audio Engineering
Digital Recording Techniques

Recent Publications

Summertime, Carlos López Estrada, independent film, 2021
Love (Deluxe), Michael Bublé, Reprise, 2018
While We’re at It, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Big Rig Records, 2018
Afterward, independent film, 2018
Squeeze Box: Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Legacy Records, 2017
What the World Needs Now, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, independent, December 2016
Nobody But Me, Michael Bublé, Warner Bros., October 2016
Zillonaire, Flo Rida, Atlantic, 2016
The Studio Album Collection, Deftones, Reprise, April 2016
Outlander, Season 1, Starz, 2014
Mandatory Fun, “Weird Al” Yankovic, RCA, 2014
Black Sails, Season 1, Starz, 2014
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D., Season 1, ABC, 2013
The Walking Dead, Season 4, AMC, 2013
Da Vinci’s Demons, Season 1, Starz, 2013
Christmas, Michael Bublé, Reprise, 2011
Alpocalypse, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Jive/ Volcano, 2011
The Walking Dead, Season 1, AMC, 2010
Assassin’s Creed 2, Ubisoft, 2009
For Your Entertainment, Adam Lambert, RCA, 2009