Chaz Underriner


Chaz Underriner specializes in recording and mixing classical music, jazz, and experimental music. His recordings have a “clear and warm sound.” (David Moore, American Record Guide).

Little God

A video collaboration with poet Avni Vyas commissioned by the Stetson MFA of the Americas and Burrow Press based on her book Little God.

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Meditations review in The Wire

I’m thrilled that Meditations has been reviewed in The Wire magazine by writer Julian Cowley in issue 457 (March 2022)! Here is a link to the issue and here is the text of the review.

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For 4 vocalists, piano, cello, percussion, and electronics. Composed during residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and the NYU Music Technology studios in the summer of 2021. Recorded for and released on Edition Wandelweiser Records.

Reviewed in The Wire magazine, the Squid’s Ear online magazine.

Radio play on (Netherlands), the RTQE show on WORT (Madison), the Double Bummer show on XRAY.FM (Portland), dublab (LA) Night After Night and more.

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Guardians of the Harmonitrees

I had a ton of fun collaborating with artist Sky Macklay to compose a work to perform with her Harmonitrees installation at the Hand Art Center during her residency at Stetson University. I created the score in photoshop for musicians to play with the different harmonitrees:

I also interviewed Sky about her work and the installation for the Hand Art Center’s archives:

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Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center (SSAC) Audio Stream

screenshot of Locus Sonus soundmap

As a part of the Stetson Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience (IWER), my colleague Nathan Wolek and I have started an acoustic ecology lab and a project of audio streams in places of interest in central Florida. Our audio intern on this project has been Jose Moncayo Arteaga.
The first stream we have gotten running as a part of the Locus Sonus soundmap project is at the Sandra Stetson Aquatic Center on Lake Beresford in Deland, Florida. The SSAC is a center for scientific research centering on environmental and water issues and also houses the Stetson rowing team.
We are in the process of installing more streams in local and state parks to showcase the unique sounds of central Florida. Here are some images of us testing our stream in the summer of 2020 at Lake Beresford.

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Kenny Lee and Hannah Sun, video

I had a lot of fun recording, mixing, and editing this video for Kenny Lee and Hannah Sun of Schumann’s Adagio and Allegro. Shoutout to Digital Arts students Destin Beaumont and Rob Armstrong for assisting me with the recording.

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Canteloube: L’arada, Chants de France album

It was a great pleasure to work as a recording and mixing engineer for my Stetson colleague Karen Coker Merritt’s first album.

Canteloube: L’arada / Chants de France
Karen Coker Merritt, soprano Sean Kennardo, piano (2020)

(Centaur Records, CRC 3804, Baton Rouge)

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Rachmaninov and Barber: Cello Sonatas album

Delos Records DE357
Jonah Kim, cello
Sean Kennard, piano
Chaz Underriner, recording, mixing, mastering engineer
Noah Reed, Dylan Forehand, assistant engineers

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Tollan: Mexican Works for Oboe album

It was a great pleasure to work with UNT album Jonathan Thompson on his first album as a mixing engineer, particularly since the music is all new compositions for oboe.

Tollan: Mexican Works for Oboe
Jonathan Thompson & Talar Khosdeghian (2020)
(Equalibrium Recordings, EQ158, Scottsdale)

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BBC Radio 3 feature

Nocturne series: 8 is included in the New Music Show on BBC3.

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