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Toby Mountain

Thomas Mountain

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Department of Performing Arts

Toby taught music and Theory and Composition as an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Connecticut from 1983-85. He has been a Professor of Music at College of the Holy Cross since 2005, where he heads the Digital Media curriculum and is Director of Studios. In 1985 Toby founded Northeastern Digital, the first digital mastering facility in New England. Toby's mastering credits include such artists as The Beach Boys, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Richard Thompson, Morphine, Joan Jett, Jay Geils, Arlo Guthrie, and Alison Krauss. Toby has mastered several gold and platinum selling albums and dozens of albums that have been nominated for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' annual "Grammy" awards. He is also a member of the Audio Engineering Society, and has published many articles in professional audio journals including "Mix" and "Electronic Musician." Toby has also been active as a classical and jazz recording and mastering engineer for over 25 years. He has worked with countless ensembles including the Boston Symphony, The Composers in Red Sneakers, Boston Musica Viva, The Holy Cross Chamber Players, The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, and The Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Recently he mastered an Itzhak Perlman disc entitled “Eternal Echoes: Songs and Dances for the Soul” released by Sony Masterworks.


Princeton University (BA, 1972) University of California at Berkeley (MA, 1978 PhD, 1981)

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