James Clemens-Seely

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Before the pandemic lockdown, James Clemens-Seely had been serving as Senior Recording Engineer at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Overseeing the Audio Post and Audio Recording Practicum programs in Banff, James's responsibilities included overseeing over 100 concert, album, film score, and live stream recordings annually. ​Before moving to Banff, he taught Technical Ear Training in McGill University's prestigious Sound Recording graduate program, and his freelance engineering credits include a Canadian Screen Award for best music and albums nominated for Juno and Grammy awards. From storage lockers to symphony halls, James has worked with indie bands, singer songwriters, nearly every orchestra in Canada (in addition to the New York Philharmonic and Boston Symphony Orchestras), electronic music artists, and everything in between.