Masterclass Alvaro Alencar

Alvaro Alencar is a Miami-based mixer, producer and sound engineer. He has over 150

records in his career spanning 30+ years, and won 13 Latin Grammy Awards. Also

noteworthy are over 25 Latin Grammy nominations (including 2 for Best Engineering), 1

Pensado Award nomination, over 30 platinum or gold certificates for CD and DVD sales,

and a total career streaming in the 10-digit ballpark.

His mixing, tracking and production skills brought him invitations to contribute to the work of

top artists in Latin America and the U.S., such as Maria Rita, Gilberto Gil, Lenine and Skank

(Brazil), Los Bacilos and Jorge Villamizar (US), Congreso (Chile), Andres Cepeda and Jorge

Celedon (a duets project with star guests Shakira, Marco Antonio Solis and Luis Enrique)

(Colombia), and Brendan Adams (South Africa). Alvaro also mixes for movies (AggroDr1ft

dir. by Harmony Korine, Adult Beginners dir. by Ross Katz, Bossa Nova dir. by Bruno

Barreto), live concert recordings (including several MTV Unplugged) and develops audio

content for various multi-media projects (The Big C – TV series, Baby Shark – Spanish

Version, Federico Uribe – Art Installations soundscapes).

No matter which specific role he is invited to participate in in a project, Alvaro’s musical

sensitivity and extensive knowledge of the tools and processes of creation allow him to always

offer unique contributions to the work at hand.

Outside of the creative realm, Alvaro also offers consulting in multiple connected areas such as:

Studio design and planning (AR Studios and Toca do Bandido -Rio de Janeiro / Heavenly

Music – New York / Alacran Studios – Miami)

A&R (Universal Music, Toca Discos)

New Business and Project Development (MN:I vibration suits / Somos Latinos – music

streaming series)