Jay Gallagher

I help prepare my students to stand out from others in their field by giving them actual work conditions and letting them know the pitfalls.

  • 2009- present UltraFilmSound, Raleigh, NC – President, owner, sound supervisor, Post Production Sound for Film
  • 2007- present Theater Design Labs, Raleigh, NC – co-owner, exclusive home theater design
  • 1999-2006 Swelltone Labs, New Orleans, LA – co-owner, chief engineer, sound supervisor, Post Production Sound for Film
  • 1976-2002 Ultrasonic Studios, New Orleans, LA – President, co-owner, chief engineer, Music recording / mixing
  • 1994-1999 Ultrasonic Digital, New Orleans, LA – President, owner, chief engineer, Post Production Sound for Advertising and Industrial clients
  • 1982-1984 Durasoft, New Orleans, LA  – President, co-owner, software architect, Developed, coded and marketed “Timekeeper”, a software calendar PC program
Career Highlights
  • Traffic
  • Ocean’s 11
  • Ocean’s 12
  • Solaris
  • Before Sunset
Awards, Recognitions and Honors
  • Grammy (all recorded at Ultrasonic Studios)
    1996 Doc Cheatham/Nicholas Payton, Doc Cheatham and Nicholas Payton
    1994 Trisha Yearwood/Aaron Neville, “I Fall to Pieces,” Rhythm, Country and Blues
    1992 Dr John, Going Back to New Orleans
    1982 Queen Ida, Queen Ida & the Bon Temps Zydeco Band on Tour (engineering)
    1982 Clifton Chenier, I’m Here (engineering)
  • Emmy, 1988 Best Sound: “Dolly in New Orleans” episode of Dolly.
  • Louisiana Directory of Music, Named one of Louisiana’s 30 most influential people in the music industry
  • Audio Engineering Society (AES) – New Orleans Chapter President
  • National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) – voting member
  • THX – level-one certified technician

Computer ScienceUniversity of New Orleans

Electrical EngineeringLouisiana State University

Electrical EngineeringTexas Tech University