Craig Brandwein


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A little about me:

Craig Brandwein (pseud. Brandwynne) is an Assistant Professor of Music Technology at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Previously, he was an Associate Professor of Audio Production and Design at Living Arts College in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has been in the music business for over 40 years as an accomplished musician, composer, writer, producer and engineer. Craig has written and produced music for various artists, such as the late Lynn Anderson. He has composed music for Network Television, (CBS, NBC & ABC), Corporate Clients as well as Musical Theatre. 

In 2010, he received an Emmy TM nomination for music composition and arranging, as well as in 2011 a TellyTMAward and a 2012 “People’s Choice” TellyTM Award for a promotional video. In 2013, a few of his projects were selected for the 56th & 57th Grammy Awards nomination ballot. He co-produced the “Sing With Max” album, which has earned a Mom’s Choice Award and Dove Foundation Seal of Approval. 

He has scored music for film and television, his credits include Composer and Music & Sound Supervisor. As a film producer, Craig has been a key element on such films as “We Remember,” a Holocaust survivor DVD; “Youngsville”, horror film; “Changeover”, a feature drama; and “Max & Wrigley”, a 3D animation show (in development). He is also a staff producer, songwriter and VP for Center Sound Records. 

Affiliates: BMI Writer/Publisher, Audio Engineers Society (AES), NARAS (Grammys), Country Music Association, (CMA), Birmingham Arts & Music Alliance (BAMA)


  • BA in Music Education from Long Island University at C.W. Post
  • MA, in Music Theory and Composition from Long Island University at C.W. Post