Joanna Charafeddine Akar

Joanna Charafeddine Akar

London, United Kingdom
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Joanna Charafeddine Akar

Joanna Charafeddine Akar

London, United Kingdom
About me
Experienced songwriter, topline writer and producer, with a demonstrated history of working in the music industry. Strong, administrative, and professional currently studying a Masters of Music (Mmus) in Production of Popular Music at Kingston University. Proficient on Logic Pro X, with experience using Ableton Live and Pro Tools. Three languages fluently written and spoken: English, Spanish and Arabic. I also have extensive knowledge and experience in curating and managing events in a team, this comes hand in hand with project management and artist liaison. Currently aspiring to learn more about the music the different aspects of the music industry and to develop my managerial skills further.
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Work history
    Metropolis Studios logo
    Metropolis Studios logo
    ReceptionistMetropolis Studios
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    This role includes: - Handling phone calls - Communicating with different departments. - Discretion with high profile clients and artists - Team work and the ability to form good working relationships with other team members and managers - Creating a welcoming and professional environment - General administration work - Going above and beyond to ensure clients are happy with their experience at Metropolis.
    Freelance Producer and SongwriterFreelance Top liner ans Producer
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    This role includes - Writing and producing to film and TV briefs - Writing and producing to commercial live briefs for pop artists - Working with tight deadlines - Remotely working with other producers and songwriters who live abroad - Vocal production - Lyrical editing - Rigorous time management and self discipline - Project management - Satisfying clients and maintaining a working relationships with them
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  • Logic Pro
  • Ableton
  • Avid Protools
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Song Writing
  • Event Management
  • Marketing
  • Arabic
  • Fluent Spanish
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Co-ordination
  • Music Production
  • Music Producer
  • Event Coordination
  • Budget Management
  • Mac OS
  • Sound Editing
  • Sound Engineering
  • Sound Mixing
  • Sound Production
  • Editing Sound
  • Live Sound
  • Recording Sound
    Master of MusicKingston University
    London, United Kingdom
    Production of Popular Music
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) The Academy of Contemporary Music
     - London, United Kingdom
    Course accredited by Falmouth University Second Year Modules: - Song Arrangement - Recorded Music Production (Project Management) - Co-writing processes and project - Writing to a Brief: Commission, Film, TV and Sync - Performance and Technology (Ableton and Logic Pro X) - Tour Management Third Year Modules: - Dissertation: How has the relationship between Artists and A&R’s changed in the contemporary digital realm in the UK and US? - Portfolio (Online portfolio and identifying free lance opportunities within my chosen field) - Songwriting Diary and Critical Reflection - Exit Project: Creating a 15 minute long portfolio consisting of original material that meets professional industry standard
    Falmouth University logo
    Falmouth University logo
    First Class Honours in Commercial SongwritingFalmouth University