Our Team

 

Andrew Ford Composer

Andrew Ford - Musical Director and Composer

Andrew is an enormously talented musician, performer and composer and draws on this wealth of experience as Musical Director at The Nut House.

He says: "As Musical Director at The Nut House, I am fortunate to work in an environment dedicated to music excellence. I write and compose music for every genre from orchestral to contemporary cutting edge and I have composed over 900 jingles and various movie soundtracks.  The Nut House has completed a wide assortment of albums and audio post production projects and I love the variety each new project brings!"

Andrew has achieved international acclaim and received awards for music and post production from Cannes Lions, London International Advertising Awards, The New York Festivals and of course our own Loeries.

As an arranger, he is constantly in demand by Big Bands and he has conducted various orchestras including The Cape Town Symphony Orchestra.

 



Julian Ford - Studio Manager and Sound Consultant

Julian Ford has been in the sound industry for over 40 years and began his sound career with ABC Television in England. He became a Senior Sound Supervisor at Thames Television, London and worked with many well known celebrities on many televised variety shows in London's top theatres.

Julian has an immense wealth of knowledge in all aspects of the sound business and as one of Cape Town's top sound engineers has worked with the SABC and many international crews on films, advertising, music videos and many other projects. Julian was a lecturer at one of Cape Town's leading Film and TV colleges for several years.

Julian regularly plays trumpet with The Jonny Cooper Orchestra.



Gina Jones - Production Manager

Gina efficiently handles all bookings and administration for the studio. Gina delights in ensuring that each recording session runs smoothly and her flexibility and resourcefulness often proves indispensable.

We've found that Gina is ideally suited to dealing with the variety of challenges that each new session and project brings.

It's clear that Gina has found a niche for her talents and she has become a vital part of the studio's success.  Gina also handles PR, advertising, marketing, client support and Finale scoring.


Beyers Du Toit - Sound Engineer

Beyers completes The Nut House team and is our Sound Engineer. He believes in producing only the best sound possible. He knows his way around the studio and delivers fast efficient service.

Beyers is always open to new ideas and his friendly personality makes it great working with him.