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educator , Engineer , musician

Gene August Perla, musician, engineer, educator. Secretary Woodcliff Lake (New Jersey) Volunteer Fire Department, since 1983; member Woodcliff Lake Educational Foundation, since 1985. Member American Society of Composers, Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association.

Background

Perla, Gene August was born on March 1, 1940 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph and Mary Louise (Mazzola) Perla.

Education

Student, University Toledo, 1962. Student, Boston Conservatory Music, Berklee College Music, 1965. Student, Institute Audio Research, 1973.

Student, Center for Media Arts, 1985. Student, Thomas A. Edison State College, 1987. Student, Ramapo State College, 1987.

Career

Manager The Tonesmen, Toledo, 1961-1962, Los Muchachos, Boston, 1966. Professional bassist with numerous artists including Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, tours throughout United States, Canada, South America, Japan, East and West Europe, 1967. Manager Stone Alliance, New York City, 1974-1983.

Partner, chief engineer Red Gate Studio, Kent, New York, 1974-1983. Chief engineer Secret Sound Studio, New York City, 1974. Engineer, instructor Center for Media Arts, since 1983.

Partner, engineer Visual Music, since 1986. Instructor Music Business and Songwriting Ridgewood (New Jersey) Community School, 1983, various seminars Video Expo, New York, 1987, Berklee College Music, Concordia University, Montreal and the Singers Workshop. Director special projects Center Media Arts.

Membership

Secretary Woodcliff Lake (New Jersey) Volunteer Fire Department, since 1983. Member Woodcliff Lake Educational Foundation, since 1985. Member American Society of Composers, Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association.

Connections

Married Korinna Barbara Perla, March 1, 1981. Children: John, Cristina.

father:
Joseph Perla

mother:
Mary Louise (Mazzola) Perla

spouse:
Korinna Barbara Perla

child:
John Perla

child:
Cristina Perla