A native of Grafton, MA, Brian Warwick brings with him a passion for teaching practical and applicable skills to future entertainment industry professionals. Brian has over 20 years of professional experience that he has brought to the classroom with skill, humor, and enthusiasm, presenting techniques that make his students’ music and post-production projects competitive at an international level.
Brian found success as an independent recording engineer, working with distinguished artists such as Ludacris, Idina Menzel, Stevie Nicks, Deftones, Michael Bolton, Andrea Bocelli, and Slayer. In 2015, Brian received a GRAMMY award for engineering “Weird Al” Yankovic’s “Mandatory Fun,” which won Best Comedy Album. “Mandatory Fun” was the first comedy album to reach number one in 50 years, and Yankovic’s first number-one album in a career spanning 30 years. “Mandatory Fun” was Brian’s second number one on Billboard’s 200 Chart. The first was Michael Bublé’s Christmas album in 2011. Since his first album credit in 2003, Brian has worked on eight GRAMMY-winning albums, nine GRAMMY-nominated albums, 15 RIAA-certified platinum and gold records, as well as an Emmy, nominated score, and main title theme. In 2009, Brian also won the Best Sound Design and Editing Maverick Movie Award for his work on the action-spy-thriller spoof Scream of the Bikini. Between recording sessions, Brian helped develop the Music Production major at Los Angeles Recording School, where he found a passion for teaching his craft. Brian is also an associate professor at Berklee College of Music.