Dr. Rich Meitin is a multiple national and international award winning composer, arranger, sound designer and producer who has been in the music industry full-time since 1986. He owned and managed two music and sound production companies in New York City, as well as being a music producer and radio director for Lintas:NY, then a billion dollar advertising agency. His specialty is creating original music and sound design in the studio for national TV, film, theater and advertising clients. He has also closely supervised the work of over 200 accomplished composers, and produced tracks regularly with the top NY studio musicians and singers. He has created work with celebrity talent including Billy Joel, the Pointer Sisters, Bill Cosby, Michael Bolton, Mark Cohn, Richie Havens, Len Cariou, Hal Linden, John Forte, the Miami Sound Machine and the London Symphony and Chorus. He has composed a wide variety of instrumental and vocal jazz songs (including lyrics) that were recorded by artists including Bill Evans, Clifford Carter, Elements (Mark Egan and Danny Gottleib of the Pat Metheny Group), Carmen Lundy and Lew Soloff (of Blood Sweat and Tears).
Dr. Meitin is also highly experienced in radio production, including casting and directing talent, narrative construction, sound design and mixing. He has been a creative audio consultant for major corporations, symposia, and universities. In the first six years of his career, Dr. Meitin first was a legislative aide to Hugo Black III, and then practiced law in New York, before returning to music. He has degrees in music (B.M.) and law (J.D.) from the University of Miami.
Rich Meitin describes the Music Industry program at the University.