Education
Stanford University, Stanford, CA                                                                                       2014 - Present

CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics)                                     GPA 4.13 / 4.0

Master of Arts in Music, Science, and Technology
Topics studied: Sound-recording technology, psychophysics, spectral audio signal processing, digital filters, machine learning, computer music, music software design, perceptual audio coding

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN                                                                               2010 - 2014
​Interdisciplinary School of Engineering                                                                                   GPA 3.92 / 4.0    
Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Engineering

Concentration in Engineering Management 
​Minors: Management, Music Theory & History
Graduated with Highest Distinction


Skills
Computer: Digital audio workstations, Matlab, C++, Python, Processing, openFrameworks

Engineering & Design: Human-centered design processes and project management

Managerial: Leadership, team-building, managerial accounting, marketing

Communications: Public speaking, broadcast radio production
Music: Studio production, stage production, recording technology, guitar performance 


Work Experience
San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Bay Area, CA
Operations Assistant: 10/15 – Present

  • Responsible for assisting front-of-house concert operations


Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Teaching Assistant: 9/15 – 12/15

  • TA for Music 192: Foundations of Sound-Recording Technology 
  • Responsibilities include grading all assignments and exams, and holding weekly office hours

Music@Menlo, Menlo Park, CA  
Production Intern: 7/15 - 8/15, 40+ hrs/week

  • Responsible for organizing and running all aspects of rehearsals and concerts at the Music@Menlo Chamber Music Festival, including lighting, stage changes, and live streaming. 


Stanford Residential & Dining Enterprises, Stanford, CA 
Arrillaga Nights Intern: 10/14 – Present, <5 hrs/week

  • Responsible for hosting and set-up/take-down of a weekly showcase of student performers and performance groups.
  • Additional responsibilities include recruiting and booking future acts. 

 

Lafayette Brewing Company, Lafayette, IN  

Server: 5/13 – 06/14, Bartender: 2/14 – 06/14, ~25 hrs/week    

  • Served food and beverages to customers and ensured satisfaction through effective sales techniques.
  • Utilized communication and teamwork skills to ensure restaurant efficiency.

 

Organizations and Activities

EPICS (Engineering Projects in Community Service)

Project Leader, Boiler Green Initiative, Fall 2013

  • Led a project to research historical technologies with potential future implications on sustainability.

Team Leader, Camp Riley Team, Summer 2013

  • Led a team working on two projects for Camp Riley, a camp for disabled children located in Martinsville, IN.

Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Member 2013 - 2014

  • Activities included tutoring, industry outreach, and chapter government.

Boiler Bytes

Student Reporter 2011

  • Reported on student activities and organizations for the Purdue-produced show “Boiler Bytes,” which aired on the Big Ten Network.

 

Scholarships & Awards

Purdue Interdisciplinary Engineering Outstanding Senior 2014

Purdue Dean’s List & Semester’s Honors 2010 - 2014

Purdue Trustee’s Scholarship 2010 - 2014


​Robert Colcord