Dirk TerrillDepartment Coordinator
Dirk Terrill is the department coordinator for audio at SAE Byron Bay.
Dirk Terrill is a multi-award winning composer, producer and engineer & educator based on the North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Dirk holds a Masters in Music (by Research) from the Queensland Conservatorium and heads up the Audio Department at SAE Institute Byron Bay.
Dirk teaches and supervises in both music and sound technology disciplines and has been an integral part of the SAE Institute Byron Bay team since 2006 where he has not only operated on an academic leadership level but also helped realise many of the studio learning and research environments.
He is the lead composer, producer, engineer and guitarist for the seven-piece award-winning outfit, The Fortunate Souls, and a member of the initial team that designed and released the Custom Series 75 (powered by Neve) audio console. Dirk authored the operator’s manual and has provided technical and sales support for the company for a number of years.