Howard Audio is an award-winning 3-studio facility based at Ministry Of Illusion, Bryanston, JHB. There, Howard Audio’s services include – music composition, audio final mix, album production, arrangements, sound design and musical direction for corporate events. Owner – Adam Howard, has musically directed, composed, arranged, produced and performed music for many of South Africa’s top artists, among them – Freshly Ground, Soweto Gospel Choir, Loyiso Bala, Mbongeni Ngema, Brenda Fassie, Thandiswa Mazwai, Danny K, Kabelo, Mafikozolo, Steve Hofmeyer, The Parlotones and many more. He was born and educated in the UK and boasts a classical music degree from the world famous Guildhall School Of Music and Drama in London. Adam moved to South Africa to take up the position of principal trumpet of the New Arts Philharmonic Orchestra Of Pretoria (based at the State Theatre) in 1997. Until recently, he was principal trumpet player for the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
Howard Audio has won several awards for music and final mix in advertising, including a Clio, Silver Loeries and SAMRO Walwela awards. Clients such as TBWA Hunt Lascaris, DraftFCB, Y&R, Ogilvy, Ireland-Davenport, House Of Brave & Metropolitan Republic, continue to use his musical services. He performed at the 2010 FIFA World Cup “kick-off” concert, performing with the likes of Alicia Keys, John Legend, Hugh Masekela and Angelique Kidjo. In 2012, Adam was asked to be Musical Director for William Kentridge’s “Refuse The Hour” – an “Avant-Guard Chamber Opera” that is currently touring the world. Howard also formed and runs the Johannesburg Big Band – a collection of the finest jazz and session musicians in South Africa Adam has also worked on long-form films. He regularly works with composer Philip Miller, and orchestrated the film “White Lion” in 2010.
Howard Audio, Ministry of Illusion (MOI Content)
Block A, 4 on Anslow Office Park,
Corner Anslow and Berkley Avenues,