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Clay Stevenson

Lecturer in Music
Center for the Arts 206
2800 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
cstevenson3@elon.edu (336) 278-5704

Professional Expertise

Music Production & Recording Arts

Brief Biography

Clay Stevenson is a songwriter, composer, audio engineer, and producer specializing in pop, pop/rock, and electronic music.  His music has gained notoriety in feature films including Escapee (Voltage Pictures) and Standing Ovation (Kenilworth Film Productions).  Additionally, Stevenson worked for a number of years in the commercial music scene in Los Angeles, extensively with Vision Film and Television Productions composing and designing sound for commercials and corporate videos.  Under the producer name daade, he has collaborated with such artists as DACAV5, El Prezidino, TRev, M:O.R., NPA, and T3.  As daade, Stevenson also presented music in the iStandard Producers Showcase at the ASCAP Expo.  Currently, he is writing and composing for two music production libraries, K.A.P. Music and NOMA Music. 

Education

Master of Music - University of Miami

Bachelor of Music - Old Dominion University

Publications

COMPOSITION

Composer, Music Library

  • KAP Music Cues
  • NOMA Music

Composer/Arranger, Film Scores

  •  City of Refuge -  Teaser, Additional Music 2011 (One-Three Productions)
  •  Cleaver’s Destiny – Feature, Arranger/Orchestrator 2010 (Dagger Charge Films)
  •  Cohen on the Bridge – Documentary, Additional Music 2009 (Malibu Film Wave)
  •  A Boy and His Sock – Short, Original Score 2009 (Dagger Charge Films)
  • The Deaf Man – Short, Original Score 2006 (Mosdeux Films)
  • Artificial Red – Short, Original Score 2007 (One-Three Productions)   
  • Motor Oil – Short, Original Score 2007 (Damname Productions)  
  • Resonare – Short, Original Score 2006 (Mosdeux Films)              
  • Mating.com – Short, Original Score 2005 (Director – Hiu Kong Yau)    
  • The Conversation With An American Girl – Short, Original Score 2004 (Director – Hiu Kong Yau)

Composer, Commercial Music Scores – Vision Film & Television Production

  • Quality Auto Supply – In-store commercial, Underscore 2007
  • Canoga Park Art Gallery – In-store commercial, Underscore 2007
  • Attitude Line – Infomercial, Original Music 2006

Professional Activities

PRODUCTION

Music Post Production and Assembly

  • The People United Will Never Be Defeated! - New Focus Recordings, 2014
  • Wild Songs - Innova Recordings, 2012

Music Editor, Engineer, & Sound Designer – Vision Film & Television Productions

  • California Center for Plastic Surgery – Corporate Video, 2008
  • Shavuah Magazine – TV Commercial, 2008
  • Belle Pierre – Corporate Video, 2008
  • Visian ICL – Corporate Video, 2007
  • Sid's Seafood – In-Store Commercial, 2007
  • Canoga Art Gallery – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Quality Auto Supply – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Ruben's Insurance Service – In-Store Commercial, 2007
  • iSmart Massager – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Picahna Restaurant – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Caster Eye Center – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Diamond Beauty Supply – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • LAFD – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Picanha – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Reseda Dental Group – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Ruben's Insurance Services – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Tom's Movers – In-store Commercial, 2007
  • Nature Creation – TV Commercial, 2007
  • ISO International – TV Commercial/Infomercial, 2007
  • Amazon Trucking – TV Commercial, 2007
  • Nicoletti Furniture – TV Commercial, 2006
  • Witold Work Out – Infomercial, 2006
  • BCC – TV Commercial, 2006
  • In Your Place Furniture – TV Commercial, 2006
  • Discount Hardwood Floors and Molding – TV Commercial, 2006
  • Glat Market – TV Commercial, 2006
  • Win a Home Now – TV Commercial, 2005

Music Producer – CDR Communications

  • My Favorite Schemes – Website Music, Producer 2005

Music Mastering Engineer – Ascent Media

  • Michael Barclay – Soundelux Music Library, 2006
  • Bruce Hannifan – Soundelux Music Library, 2006
  • Carl Moniz – Soundelux Music Library, 2006
  • Mark Drost – Soundelux Music Library, 2006
  • Peter Kneser – Soundelux Music Library, 2006

SONGWRITING

Songwriter, Feature Films

  • Find a Way, 2013 (Cornelius Muller Productions)
  • -"You Are More" - credited
  • Escapee, 2011 (Voltage Pictures)
  • -"Notice Me" - credited
  • Standing Ovation, 2010 (Kenilworth Film Productions)
  • -“The Music is Dropping You” – credited
  • -“The Runway” – credited with radio airplay

Songwriter/Producer, Showcase

  • 2010 ASCAP Expo’s iStandard producer’s showcase

Songwriter, Staff

  • Songs of Love

Recording Artist

  • daade (Nov 3 Sound Productions)
  • PBS (Kalubone' Records)

Songwriting, Competition Judge

  • USA Songwriting Competition

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