Eric Chun
 

Eric Chun
Creative Music Services

(530) 888-9440 TelFax
cms@wizwire.com
www.cmsmusic.net

BIO

Multi-faceted ERIC CHUN is a musician, producer, arist, and the creative genius behind the Northern California-based company, CREATIVE MUSIC SERVICES. As one of the music industry’s most highly versatile talents, Eric is an accomplished expert in all areas of music production, creation, performance, and education.

In a music career that spans over 4 decades since he was 5, Eric Chun’s success showcases the powerful combination of his extraordinary talent as a musician and creative magic as a composer/producer. He has written for film as well as national television and cable, with music on shows such as Nash Bridges, The Young and the Restless, Guiding Light, King of the Hill, Maggie Winters, Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Black Xmas, and many more. Eric continues to produce, record, and perform music on albums for a diverse array of clients including international artist Jun Makino, Mastersource, Jim Miller Films, Marc Cooper, Auburn Drumline, Roland Smith, NFE Records and Mozambique Records, among others.

Eric's background and experience as a performing artist has given him a fresh approach to musical sound design, combining unique elements of woodwinds, keyboards, percussion, mallets, and voice all in one giant "pit". At the same time, new musical expression retains that hook, verse, and "perfect chorus". A multi-talented musician and vocalist, he has performed with a myriad of industry players and artists, among them, Roger Williams, Florence Henderson, Pearl Heart, Sandy and Cindy Acker, Kevin Sharp, Vera Daehlin, Burbank Symphony, Ed Lojeski, Ira Nepus, Tom Scott, Jerry Steinholtz, Rob Carson, MB Gordy, Ronnie Kauffmann, John Bergamo, Danny Vicari, Graham Lear, Marc Cooper, Tony Saunders, Roberta Donnay, Marcus Barone, Jun Makino, Simon Wright, Brad Rabuchin, Taras Predonik, Carrie Snow, Bob Rapson, Mark Hill, and many more. As an actor, TV/film include The Joy Luck Club, The Rightous Apples TV PBS series, commercials and voice overs. He currently heads two Northern California music ensembles, the versatile group "Wild Duck" multi styles, vocals, and sounds, and The Auburn Drumline, a unique combination of world percussion, drumline, vocals, and keyboards in all music and global styles.

Through his company, CREATIVE MUSIC SERVICES, Eric offers a full range of audio production, songwriting, limited management, artist development, and industry education.

Eric is recognized as one of the leaders in Northern California for his music industry program at American River College, a degree founded by him in 1990. The degree includes a full complement of music industry business and recording courses, a state of the art recording studio, songwriting, midi, live sound, and internship. In addition he is the faculty advisor for the nationally recognized AES student section. He also hosts the Creative Music Industry Master Class Series with guest speakers such as Marcus Barone, John Rotundi, Leslie Ann Jones, Larry Bastiste, Larry Dee, Mark Hill, Danny Vicari, Simon Wright, Wendall Yuponce, Tom Scott, Ira Nepus, Jerry Steinholtz, Ron McMaster, Marc Cooper, Tim Sweeny, Joel Jaffee, Roberta Donnay, H.Richard Etlinger, Jonathon Moffat, Andre Pessis, Sandy Cressman, and many more. He is currently co-developing 8 year old Kyron Kirby, a multi talented percussionist, drummer, vocalist, keyboardist, and producer. Kyron has already performed with the likes of Phillip Bailey and Earth, Wind & Fire.

Eric continues to foster music awareness, industry education, innovative creation, and growth for the music communities in Northern California. He is currently secretary and board member for the San Francisco chapter of The Recording Academy. He also co-chairs the membership committee and sits on the P and E Wing committee. Eric also is on the board of directors for NFE Records in Tustin, California with Mark Hill CEO, and works with the current roster of AC artist Steely, young sensations Taja, & LA heavy hitters, Rayzing Sons. He is an active board member for West Coast Songwriters in specialty marketing, and sits on the advisory board for the Sacramento office of California Lawyers for the Arts. If that were not enough he also is coordinating the unique ensemble of songwriters and catalog development for Writers Addiction Coalition. Eric continues album tracking for new albums with Marc Cooper, emerging "hard rock" sensation Death N Revenge, Mastersource, CMS Percussion catalog, Arturo Sanchez Jr. projects, indy film producer Kyle Kramer, video director Jessica Lehr, Auburn Drumline, and NFE Records album and film music. His current endorsements include Remo, Vic Firth Sticks, Drum Workshop, Sabian, FurmanSound, Factory Metal Percussion, Shure Microphones, Bag End Loudspeakers, and Auralex Acoustics. He is a member of ASCAP, SAG, AFTRA, AES, & The Recording Academy.

“Success is achieved by hard work, the luck of the draw, and patience…. Talent and skill work hand in hand…. In this business and life, there is always this thing called learning …..pass on your gifts , so others may experience the essence of you….”

RESUME
Eric Chun

Ht. 5'6"
Wt. 145
Hair: Black
Eyes:Brown

Unions/Organizations:
SAG , AFTRA , Recording Academy, AES, ASCAP, West Coast Songwriters, California Lawyers for the Arts
Business:Creative Music Services

FEATURES
The New Wife PBS
Strong Together (Harry Hope)
American Me
Silver City (MOW Rainbow TV PBS)
Keiko (Rainbow TV MOW)
The Joy Luck Club (Touchstone Pictures) Wayne Wang Director

TELEVISION
The Rightous Apples (natl. PBS episodic)
Epson Computers
Head and Shoulders
Aetna Insurance
K Mart
Lifesavers
American Heart Association
Burger King

VOICE OVER
KFWB Channel 31 Promo Chevy Chase Week promo
CMS promo trailer
Miller Sports

THEATRE
Fiddler on the Roof (Princess Cruises)
Anything Goes
Dames at Sea
Your a Good Man Charlie Brown
Kids Theatre for Conejo Valley Theatre

VIDEOS
Placer County Tourism Video
Auburn Drumline
Strong Arm Pitching
Nicholsen Glass
Jessica Lehr Feature Video (Sac Film Fest)
Jim Miller THE LOST WORLD HD DVD (composer, music)

DISCOGRAPHY
Kyron Kirby "ABC"
Joey Curtain/Marc Cooper
Mastersource Publishing (30 songs) (see separate TV Film listing)
Auburn Drumline
Jun Makino
Jinsoo Terry
Verbal Lock (Indy)
Hollowpoint
Joel Teixeira Benefit
Art Sanchez Jr.
Leigh Stephens
Jim Martinez
Golden Mountain Gamelan
847
Penelope Smith
SF Recording Academy Chapter Songwriters Compilation
Tim Durnan
Writers Addiction Coalition Catalog
CMS Xmas 2006
Death N Revenge (acoustic recordings)

PRODUCTIONS/ARTICLES/MEDIA/TOURS
Kevin Sharp (Nashville country artist Asylum Records)
SF Recording Academy Honors Night 2006

California County Fairs Auburn Drumline
Borders Books & Music Wild Duck
Auburn Summer Concert Series
GTE industrial
KSCH CH 58 MOW theme and stings
CASA national theme song “Cherish A Child”
KFWB Chevy Chase Week trailers
Carlos Nokai & Wind Travelling Band
AES Student international Recording Competition
Donner Ski Ranch Summit Music Fest
Ventura County All Star Drumline
Southern California Marimba Ensemble (Vera Daehlin)
Crystal Cathedral HOUR of POWER

Holland America, Princess, Stardancer Cruises
Jim Miller Stratus Sounds sample library
Electronic Musician feature with Jim Miller
Drum Tracks magazine article
West Coast Songwriting Conference (Industry guest)
Wendall Yuponce Productions (Music)

EDUCATION/EVENTS/CLINICS
American River College Commercial Music Degree Program (founder)
AES ARC chapter international recording competition
Aphex, ADK, Shure, TC Electronic, Bag End, Hafler AES , manufactuer days
Hafler Day with Conservatory Arts, Tempe, Arizona with Ron McMaster (Capitol Mastering)
California Drum Fest with Rob Carson (judges, clinicians)
West Coast Songwriters (Judge)
West Coast Songwriters Conference (Clinician)
Remo World Percussion clinics and drum circles with Auburn Drumline
Sabian clinics
Drum Workshop clinics
Vic Firth Percussion clinics
CSUS Percussion Day clinician with Ryan Goodpastor
Grammy Career Day CSSF
Recording Academy Membership Mixers panelist
Pearl Drums Educational Tours
Jazz Workshops (with Ira Nepus, Tom Scott)
Film Workshops with Marcus Barone

Bag End Loudspeakers speaker seminars
Cal Lawyers for the Arts panelist
Creative Music Services Master classes
Marc Cooper (guitarist, producer, writer, singer) clinics
West Coast Songwriters Open Mic playoffs judging
Colgate New Country Showdown Competition judging
Disc Makers I.M.W.S. West Coast Finals judging

BOARD of DIRECTORS
San Francisco chapter Recording Academy Board /secretary
AES SacValley professional section advisory board
AES ARC student section faculty advisor
West Coast Songwriters Board of Directors Specialty Marketing
Cal Lawyers for the Arts Advisory Board
NFE Records Board of Directors Marketing, artist development, publishing (Mark Hill CEO)

ENDORSEMENTS
Sabian, Inc.
Drum Workshop
Vic Firth Sticks
Remo Inc.
Factory Metal Percussion
Shure Microphones
Bag End Loudspeakers
Auralex Acoustics
FurmanSound

SKILLS
Pianos, keyboards, vocals, orchestral/world percussion, mallets, drumset, flutes, piccolo, saxaphone, vocal arrangement, live sound mixing, studio engineering, record producing, songwriting lyric or music, music industry classes, product consultation, studio design, song evaluation
Tennis, Snow Skiing, Swimming

FILM, TELEVISION MUSIC USE
Black Christmas 2006
Why Do Falls Fall in Love, Warner Brothers
Family Matters, WB TV
Maggie Winters, CBS
Nash Bridges, NBC
A Cooler Climate, Showtime
Missing Pieces (Atticus), CBS Mow
Things You Can Tell By Looking at Her, MGM Films
Tuesday with Morrie, NBC Mow
King of the Hill, Fox TV
Passions, NBC daytime
Young and Restless, CBS daytime
Sister Mary Explains It All, MOW indy
Airline License, All major airline use
All My Children, ABC daytime
Beatles Special, ABC
Buzz Lightyear, ABC
College Football, ABC
Doug, ABC animation
Figure Skating SK, ABC
LPGA Golf Challenge, ABC
Good Morning America, ABC
Mickey Mouse Works, ABC
NFL Football, ABC
Nightline, ABC
One Life to Live, ABC daytime
Pepper Ann, ABC
Politically Incorrect, ABC
Recess, ABC
Sabrina the animation, ABC
Spin City, ABC
Weekenders, ABC
Who Wants to be a Millionaire, ABC
Wonderful World of Disney, ABC
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa, Family
The Guiding Light, CBS daytime
All You Need, Lifetime
Stealing Xmas, USA
12 Days of Xmas, USA
Sugar and Spice, WTBS
America's Ugliest, TLC
The Osbournes, MTV
Curb Your Enthusiasm Interior Dec., HBO
Death in Paradise, CBS
Meet the Barkers, MTV
Pledge, DTV
Punkd, MTV

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