DJ David Floodstrand - Bio
Experienced in in all facets of the Event Production Industry. 10 years experience as a Club and Wedding DJ, Emcee, and Entertainment Consultant in nightclub, hotel, and resort settings. As an award winning nightclub DJ David has worked in a variety of settings as resident DJ, Entertainment Director, Talent Buyer, and Sound Design. Fluent in beatmixing all forms of dance music. David's vast catalog of music includes Top 40, Old School, Motown, Funk, Disco, 80s, Freestyle, House, Electronica, Electro, Mash-Ups, Alternative, Industrial, R&B, Hip Hop, Classic Rock, Swing, Jazz and Classical. David brings a wealth of experience to the tables.
Arts Management: 10 years experience in record production, promotion, and marketing of music for the Independent Recording Industry. David served as A&R Director and Vice President of Operations at Criterion Records. His duties included overseeing all aspects of album project production from pre-production to final master. David utilized his strong communication and organizational skills in writing press releases to all media, overseeing all national media advertising, and servicing of product to record pools, radio, retail outlets, and distributors.
Food & Beverage Management: 5 years experience in Food & Beverage Management, Catering and Fine Dining in the Hospitality Industry. This experience has enabled David to work seemlessly behind the scenes with other event professionals such as the catering director, banquet hall manager, photographer and videographer, to make sure all staff members are informed as to when special events will happen such as the introduction of the bridal party, cake cutting, first dance, toasts and other special events.
Certified Studio Production, and Audio Engineer: Experienced in all aspects of Post Production sound recording, editing, and sound design, including commercial radio spot production, custom music bed composition, and voiceovers for broadcast media. David was an audio production engineer for the award winning television show "The Jack Hubble Jazz Show" , and sound engineer for "The Aids Network" which was broadcast to over 200 hospitals nationally. He is also experienced in live sound mixing for a variety of groups from Keynote Speakers to a 20 piece Big Band.
American Audio VMS2 Digital Audio Work Station,
Numark CDN25+G CD Mixer (Karaoke)
Yamaha WM12 12 Chanel Audio Board
Peavey PV900 Watt Power Amplifier
Peavey Dark Matter Powered Speakers
Sure SM58 Microphones
Macbook Pro Laptop
Dell Latittude Laptop
Lacie 250 Gig Hard Drive
DJ Programs: Virtual DJ Pro, Ableton Live, PC DJ, Reason
Venues & Clubs
Here is a partial list of clubs and venues David has performed at as a DJ or musician over the 100's of events and shows he has done over the years:
The Drake Hotel
The Westin (Michigan Ave)
The Ambassador East Hotel
The Ambassador West Hotel
Wynham Lisle-Chicago Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites Naperville
Country Inn & Suites Schaumberg
Hilton Garden Inn Schaumberg
Holiday Inn Express Schaumberg
Holiday Inn Evanston
Orrington Hotel Evanston
Holiday Inn North Shore (Skokie)
Diversey Yacht Club
Michigan Shores Club
Sheridan Shores Yacht Club
The Riviera Nightclub
The Vic...and many more!