Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Michael Bard has spent the last 30 years in the Northwest as a composer, professional musician and audio post-production engineer. Educated at the University of Illinois (Urbana) and Lawrence University (Appleton, WI) he now owns Studio Bard, LLC, which is a full service music and audio post-production company in Portland, Oregon. Under the StudioBard umbrella, are three other companies: AudioLandscapes, which specializes in writing and producing self-guided audio tours for museums and outdoor attractions; Spotcasters, a company which provides voice talent casting services and web-accessible audio archive services; and ConsciousMind Music an online music library service containing original music by Michael Bard and many other West Coast artists. (more...)
For the past eighteen years, Linda Bard has been involved in the field of media communications in a variety of capacities – writer, director, producer, narrator and account executive. Audio Landscapes has been responsible for the conceptual design, development and writing of dozens of award winning audio tour productions for a wide range of clients.