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Ken Candelas

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Ken Candelas
Follow your north.

Bio

During his teenage years, Ken studied fine art at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, the prestigious institution made popular by the iconic movie, “Fame”. He received several noted awards for his artwork and designs including the Milton Glaser Award and First Place in the Directory of N.Y.C. Public High Schools Design Competition. Upon graduation, Ken decided to pursue his deep interest in rhythm and music production, following in his father’s footsteps.

Graduating with honors from Queensborough Community College as a Music Production major, Ken also studied music, audio and physics at The City College of New York. He operates in New York City and collaborates with clients on both east and west coasts. Ken is extremely well-versed in capturing high-definition recordings and post-production ethics, as well as having strong musical skill. His experience from learning at studios such as Masterdisk, Harvestworks, and most recently at Spin Recording Studios and Big Yellow Duck have played a very important role into shaping his career. He is also currently the drummer for New York City rock band Four Trips Ahead and lead composer for Homerik.

Qualifications

Ken Candelas has completed the following qualifications:
B.F.A., Music and Audio Technology The City College of New York
A.A.S., Music Production Queensborough Community College
Arts Major Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts