Having earned degrees in both Music & Communication from the University of Dayton, Eric Suttman joined the faculty for both departments, starting in 1981.
He currently oversees sound reinforcement for its campus events, teaches Audio Production for its Department of Communication, is the Technical Director for their Music Department's Recital Hall and is a faculty supervisor for its student run Recording Studio & Amphitheatre.
He worked for 21 years as a television producer and audio engineer for PBS, winning Emmys seven times in his region. He's done live production work for CNN, Crossfire, Inside Edition, and the McNeil-Leher Newshour. He is an in-demand free lance music producer throughout the Midwest, has recorded over 2,400 music events in the past thirty years, and specializes in on-location digital recording of live events. He taught electric bass and directed the Jazz Ensembles for the University of Dayton's Department of Music. His music arrangements have been recorded by its Jazz Ensembles among others.
He has appeared throughout the world as a professional musician, playing both electric and acoustic basses, and has performed with more than 120 different musical ensembles in Europe, the United States and the Caribbean. He is always looking for new performance opportunities.
He also spent 13 years as an Administrator for the University of Dayton School of Law, working with faculty and students in the use of electronic media presentation technology in the classroom.
You may reach Eric Suttman at EJSuttman@aol.com
by phone at 937/657-5181
or by mail at P.O. Box 72 Dayton, OH 45409.
BarnJam! As a single Dad, he hosts a bi-annual music festival with his daughter Eliot and son Declan at their home in Miamisburg, Ohio. Visit www.BarnJam.com for more info.