Piano, Guitar, Recording Technology
Originally from Lima, Peru, Arturo LaCruz has over 25 years of experience in music, sound, and technology, as an educator, musician, producer, composer, and sound engineer for multiple production domains.
He studied professional architecture and design in his native country of Peru. Composition & Arranging studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston, holds a BA in Music from UMASS (specializing in Ethnomusicology and Impressionist Tonal Development, Magna Cum Laude. President’s Circle), Graduate Church Music Studies and an MTS and an M.Div in Early Western Thought, Music and Media Ministry Development, and Mentorship, from Samford University and Beeson Divinity School.
He is an active music producer and performs in music festivals and specialty venues. As a Samford University Instructor, he successfully conceived, designed and taught the first series of popular guitar instruction courses, Guitar 101 and 201. In Kansas City, he taught and designed College courses dealing with Church Music, Production, and Theology. In addition he has taught music production seminars and college level Music and Worship Theology, both in the USA and Latin America (Peru and Mexico).
He can also be seen as the featured Recording Studio Consultant in the new Hollywood remodeling show Fix It and Finish