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Jerome Gilmer

Composer • Producer • Pianist • Teacher

5959 South Fairplay Street Centennial, CO 80016 303-649-1830 jerome@jeromegilmer.com

Education:
2013 Master of Music, University of Southern Mississippi with emphasis in composition. Studied with Luigi Zaninelli, noted film, orchestra and choral composer, and student of Gian Carlo Menotti and Rosario Scalero

1973 Bachelor of Music, University of Southern Mississippi with emphasis in jazz. Full Scholarship, Honors Program

1969 Graduated C.F. Vigor High School, Mobile, Alabama

Business Experience:
1978 To Present – President of Jerome Gilmer Productions, Inc., a company which focuses on the production of custom and syndicated music for use in film, television, advertising, live shows, and album production for self and other artists.

Affiliations, Special Interests:
Member, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
Former Board Member, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
Former Board Member, Professional Composers of America
Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado at Denver (1999, 1989)
Member, BMI Performing Rights Society
Member, Music Teachers National Association, Colorado Music Teachers Association, Aurora Music Teachers Association
Member, College Music Society
Special Interest Experiences include extensive work with computers, synthesizers and state of the art production techniques.

Publications
2013 Solo piano CD Remember Well reviewed in Recording Magazine by Lorenz Rychner
2012 Assigned to review Sibelius 7 as a tool for Sample Playback, for Recording Magazine
2003 Article accepted for publication in Recording Magazine on Bose 5.1 Surround orchestra production 2003 Assigned to review Kurzweil KSP8, RSP8 for Recording Magazine
1987 Published article on Commercial Music Production in Mix Magazine

Recordings
2013 Released Remember Well, Solo Piano CD with guest vocalist Beth Avedis 2012 Produced and arranged Smile, by Steve Puleo

Qualifications and Work Experience:

  • Winner of eight Emmy Awards from National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences,Heartland and Lonestar Chapters.
  • Scored and produced hundreds of film, commercial and record projects for major corporations, radio and television stations and recording artists.
  • Operated a successful recording studio in the Denver Tech Center as owner/producer/engineer.
  • Produced, arranged and performed as pianist and keyboardist on albums for various artists(Allmusic.com).
  • Taught recording technology and digital music techniques as an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, Denver and gave workshops on commercial composition, production and recording techniques to universities, secondary schools and professional associations in the US and the Caribbean.
  • Extensive knowledge of a wide variety of top level production software packages including Digital Performer DAW, Sibelius notation, Soundblade mastering software, and leading virtual instruments from Vienna Symphonic Library, Native Instruments, Synthogy, Wallender and MOTU. Fluent with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • 2013 Arranged and produced new version of “KHOU Stands For Houston,” featuring four time Grammy award winning vocalist, Yolanda Adams.
  • 2013 Received Artist Endorsement from Earthworks High Definition Microphones
  • 2012 Visiting clinician conducting workshop on “Best Practices – Using Podcasting toImprove Student Performance”-for the Mississippi School Board Association, (Jackson, MS)
  • 2010-2011 Composed and produced “KHOU Stands For Houston,” major promotional theme package for Houston CBS afilliate TV station. Follow up Emmy Award winning version was recorded by Lyle Lovett and his Large Band
  • 2011 Produced, Arranged and Performed (piano) on Steve Puleo’s “Smile” CD, an American Songbook style project with jazz band and orchestration. Recorded, mixed and released at Prairie Sun Studios in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • 2010-2011 Composed and produced numerous promotional theme packages for Insight Communications/CN2, Louisville, KY.
  • 2010-2011 Composed and produced numerous promotional theme packages for Reelz Channel Network, Albuquerque, NM.
  • 2010 Visiting clinician conducting workshop on “Creative Podcasting for At-Risk Students”-for the Mississippi Educators Computing Association, (Jackson, MS)
  • 2009 Composed and produced sountrack for “Gulf Barrier Islands National Seashore,” for the National Park Service and Great Divide Pictures.
  • 2006 Composed and produced soundtrack for “St. Croix Scenic National Riverway,” for the National Park Service and Great Divide Pictures.
  • 2006 Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (writer: “Hearst-Argyle News Music Theme” 2004 – uncredited / producer: “Hearst-Argyle News Music Theme” 2004 – uncredited / arranger: “Hearst-Argyle News Music Theme” 2004 – uncredited)
  • 2003-2011 Composed theme and promo packages for Hearst Television Group (27 stations throughout the US)
  • 2002 Featured Speaker on Commercial Music Production hosted by the Jingle Writers Association of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.
  • 2002 Composed and produced four orchestral themes for promotional DVD for Bose Lifestyle Home Theatre System in 5.1 surround. Recorded at Colorado Sound and mastered at Future Disc Systems, Hollywood.
  • 2002 Provided audio-postproduction and mix for “True Whispers,” national PBS documentary about the Navajo code talkers.
  • 2001-2002 Gave workshops on music composition and production at Grenada High School, Grenada MS. Funded under Grenada School-to-Careers grant initiative
  • 1999 Music Director and show designer for Inaugural Gala, Pepsi Center, which included a symphonic orchestra, 25 voice gospel choir, the jazz group Dotsero, the Clio Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble and an aerial ballet choreographed by Debra Brown, choreographer for Cirque du Soliel
  • 1999 Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado at Denver, Digital Music Techniques, Introduction to Music on the Computer
  • Musical Director and composer for Olympic Festival in Colorado, which featured the Colorado Children’s Chorale
  • Musical Director and composer for opening of Colorado Convention Center
  • Musical Director and composer for state’s bid to bring the Winter Olympic Games to Colorado
  • Composed theme music for “News For Kids,” nationally syndicated award winning children’s show.
  • Composed scores for two mission films for Chrysler Corporation.
  • Composed scores for mission film for Intelsat Corporation, providers of global satellite
    communications.
  • Contributing Composer to the Nagano Winter Olympics and the Goodwill Games
  • Composed and produced first broadcast theme package for Colorado Rockies Baseball
  • Composed and produced theme package for the Denver Nuggets. • Contributing Composer to Omnimusic Production Library
  • Contributing Composer to various shows on Animal Planet and the Food Network
  • Composed nine major news and promotional theme packages for KCNC-TV, Denver
  • Composed news theme package for WSB-TV, Atlanta
  • Composed image theme package for WCCO-TV, Minneapolis
  • Composed four news theme packages for KSAZ-TV, Phoenix
  • 1993, 94, 95 Gave workshops at Oklahoma State University on Music Technology, Music Composition and Production Techniques.
  • 1993 Music Director for Opening Ceremonies, Cherry Creek Center
  • 1992 Composed and conducted recording of Storage Technology Corporation’s “Iceberg” product introduction film, featuring Sinfonia of London Orchestra at CTS Studios in London, England
  • 1987 Adjudicator, Colorado Composer’s Classic, University of Colorado at Denver
  • 1976 Close Encounters of the Third Kind, A Columbia Pictures film directed by Steven
    Spielberg. Performed special keyboard and lighting effects.Awards
  • 2012 Emmy Award – Original Music
    National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
    Client: KHOU-TV, Houston
    Title: “KHOU Stands For Houston,” performed by Lyle Lovett
  • 1999 Emmy Award – Original Music
    National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Client: KCNC-TV
    Title: “We Got Game”
  • 1999 Addy Award – Original Music
    The Advertising Federation of Roanoke Valley Client: WSET-TV
    Musical Score – Music Only
  • 1997 Emmy Award – Original Music
    National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Client: KCNC-TV
    Title: “Bronco’s Bandwagon”
  • 1995 Emmy Award – Original Music
    National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
    Client: KCNC-TV
    Title: “Journey Through Time”
  • 1990 Emmy Award – Original Music
    National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Client: KCNC-TV
    Title: “Critic at Large”
  • 1989 Grand Alfie – Denver Advertising Federation
    Best Score for an A/V Presentation
    Client: Colorado Winter Olympics Committee/Cimarron Productions Title: “Winter Olympic Theme”
  • 1988 Emmy Award – Original Music
    National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Client: KCNC-TV
    Title: “Image VII News Theme”
  • 1988 Grand Gold Pick Award
    Public Relations Society of America Client: Cimarron Productions
    Title: “Thank You, Hospice of Metro Denver”
  • 1987 Emmy Award – Original Music
    National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Client: KCNC-TV
    Title: “This Is Colorado,” revised version
  • 1987 Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards First Place – Winter Image Campaign
    Client: KCNC-TV
    Title: “This Is Colorado,” original version
  • 1986 Best In The West Fest – Gold Award
    Client: IBM
    Title: “Signatures”
  • 1986 Emmy Award – Original Music
    National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Client: KCNC-TV
    Title: “This Is Colorado,” Image Song (Original Version)
  • 1986 Broadcast Promotion & Marketing Executives Awards
    Gold Award Finalist
    Client: KCNC TV
    Title: “This Is Colorado,” Image Song (Original Version)
  • 1983 Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards
    Best :30 Commercial of 1983
    Client: Rum Association of Trinidad, West Indies/Collier Advertising Title: “Rum Alive!”
  • 1983 Clio Awards
    Finalist – U.S.. Radio Small Campaign Category Client: The Denver Post
    Agency: Doyle Dane Bernbach Advertising
    Title: “Sell It In The Post”
  • 1983 Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards
    TV Sweepstakes Award
    Client: Rum Association of Trinidad, West Indies/Collier Advertising Title: “Rum Alive!”
  • 1983 Clio Awards Finalist – U.S.. Radio Small Campaign Category
    Client: The Denver Post
    Agency: Doyle Dane Bernbach Advertising Title: “Sell It In The Post”
  • 1982 Colorado Broadcasters Association Awards First Place – Best :60 Commercial
    Client: KOA-TV Channel 4
    Title: “Share The Spirit”

Film/Video & Commercial

AT&T
Bose Corporation
General Electric
Chrysler Corporation
Continental Airlines
US West
Adolph Coors Brewing
Storage Technology Corporation
Denver Nuggets
Colorado Rockies
DDB/Needham Worldwide Advertising Hernandez/FCB Advertising
Omnimusic Production Music Library Telecheck
Sir Speedy
KOA Kampgrounds
Young Life International
Moxie Creative Communications Agency CoBank
Cimarron International
Artists of America
Through Line Post
Malone Media Group
Colorado Humane Society
Sea Fans Videomagazine
Colorado Design Alliance
BVP Media
Fulton Homes

Client List Broadcast/Cable

Hearst Television Group
NBC Europe
NBC Business Video
BBC Summer Sunday Series
SSVC (British Armed Forces TV Network,
Holiday ID packages) CN2/Insight Network
News For Kids
New Jersey Network International Channel
The Western Channel The Mystery Channel Starz
Encore
KHOU-TV Houston WSB-TV Atlanta KCNC-TV Denver
WCCO TV Minneapolis
KSDK-TV St. Louis, MO
KSAZ-TV Phoenix, AZ
WCMH-TV Columbus, OH
ABC 33/40 Birmingham
WSET-TV Lynchburg
WTHR-TV Indianapolis
WMTW-TV Portland, ME
13ABC-TV Toledo

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