Cosette Collier

Professor

Cosette Collier
615-494-8857
Room 212, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 21, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • M.A., University of Memphis, TN (1992)
  • B.F.A., University of Memphis, TN (1985)

Areas of Expertise

Audio for Media
Techniques of Recording
Art of Soundtrack Design
Advanced Technology of Recording
Studio Production
Topic in Recording: Mastering

Biography

Cosette Collier, professor of recording industry, received her B.F.A. degree in commercial music/ recording engineering and M.A. degree in communication/film and video production from the University of Memphis. She has worked in the recording industry as a studio engineer for Media General Broadcasting Inc. in Memphis. Her recording credits include first engineer and mix engineer for Highwater Records on the album Feelin' Good by Jesse Mae Hemphill, winner of the Handy Award for best country blu...

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Cosette Collier, professor of recording industry, received her B.F.A. degree in commercial music/ recording engineering and M.A. degree in communication/film and video production from the University of Memphis. She has worked in the recording industry as a studio engineer for Media General Broadcasting Inc. in Memphis. Her recording credits include first engineer and mix engineer for Highwater Records on the album Feelin' Good by Jesse Mae Hemphill, winner of the Handy Award for best country blues album in 1991. Ms. Collier recorded all the music tracks for the award-winning children's film "Frog Pond." Her film/video credits also include production assistant on the PBS documentary " At The River I Stand, " which aired nationally April 4, 1993, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Memphis Sanitation Strike. Her project, "Through A Woman's Voice" was a four-part NPR radio series and winner of the 1998 Communicator Awards, Crystal Award of Excellence for audio production. Ms. Collier was also recognized by MTSU with the 1999 Outstanding Creative Activity Award for her work on this project.

Cosette Collier has recently become more active in music mastering, audio restoration and audio forensics. She put some of these audio restoration skills to work as a dialogue editor for the recently released “indie” film, Make-Out with Violence directed by the Deagol Brothers and winner of the Ron Tibbett excellence in Filmmaking award, Indie Memphis 2008; Best Narrative Feature, Oxford Film Festival, 2009; and Grand Jury Prize, Atlanta Film Festival 2008.

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