A faculty of sound design professionals

The sound design professors at SCAD bring years of professional experience and vital industry contacts to the classroom. Our faculty are award-winning artists and sought-after designers at the peak of their field, but their greatest achievement is the success of SCAD students, both within the classroom and beyond."

Program leadership

Andra Reeve-Rabb

Dean, School of Entertainment Arts

Mitchell Gettleman

Chair, sound design

"I am inspired to teach students to perceive and respond to the more sensitive aspects of sound design as it relates to media. I want to develop their skills to facilitate creative vision for an effective soundtrack."

Robin Beauchamp | Sound design professor

Faculty experience

SCAD professors are dedicated to creating once-in-a-lifetime opportunities just for you. Through guest speakers, critiques, portfolio reviews and more, we connect our students with professionals in the industry every day. These contacts lead to internships, mentorships and often real-world job opportunities for our students.

Sound design faculty at SCAD have worked for the following films, television series and companies:

  • Paramount Pictures
  • Sony Entertainment/Columbia Pictures
  • "Gremlins"
  • "Top Gun"
  • "Die Hard"

An environment designed for your success

At SCAD, professors who facilitate incredible opportunities is just one component of a diverse and fulfilling student experience. You can do it all: participate in signature events, hobnob with visiting artists and professionals, take advantage of stellar facilities and resources, and more.

Learn more about the sound design student experience