ACTUALIZING ARTISTIC VISION

...is what we do!

At Tenderdyn Arts, we love to help creative artists, especially musicians, discover dreams and turn them into realities!
By combining several disciplines into a cohesive infrastructure, we rise a step beyond the traditional recording studio or creative space.
Equipped with the finest instruments, gear, computers, cameras, lights, you name it - we treat every project with the attention and care we give our own projects.
Illuminated Rock

TAD MICHAEL WHEELER

Owner, Producer, Engineer, Musician

Tad Michael Wheeler possesses talents and interests in many different directions. As a musician, he is known primarily for his solo piano work, percussion, and electronic music. Tad is also an engineer, programmer, music producer, film producer, fine artist, graphic artist, and art collector.

The power and energy of Tad's music began with percussion. Then, after years of playing drums in a rock band, he began to search for alternative creative outlets. He navigated to playing piano along with recording, engineering, and producing. Shortly after the first MIDI specification was adopted in 1984, Tad took advantage of MIDI on an Apple computer and a Yamaha DX-7 synthesizer, which began a journey into electronic and soundtrack music. He has remained on the cutting edge of music and technology ever since.

Upon graduating from the Colorado School of Mines, Tad began work in the aerospace industry, which allowed him to continue his music pursuits and build his first studio. This resulted in the release of his first album "Silence In Motion" in 1989.

Over the last three decades, Tad has continued to compose, arrange, and produce under the umbrella of Tenderdyn Arts. During this time he also formed a partnership with Gymnopedie Films and expanded into the world of feature films, working alongside lifelong friend writer/director Vohn Regensburger.

 

Today, Tad is the owner and president of Tenderdyn Arts, located in Castle Rock, Colorado. Tad continues to compose and record his own original music as well as working with other artists to record and produce their music.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

...and cool stuff you might find interesting!

Can I record a piano solo?


Yes, our Yamaha Disklavier takes advantage of the studio's well designed Live Room; and our wide assortment of mics will provide you with the sound you are looking to achieve.




Can I send you a midi file and have you record it?


Yes! To find out more, take a look at our blog entry related to achieving the perfect piano sound.




Do you do video?


Yes, we can video performances from solo piano to a band. Along with a great video, the music is mixed to provide the ultimate in sound quality.




Can I stream a concert live?


Give us a call and we can work with you to stream your music video or live performance.




I have created a score and need it to sound like a real orchestra. Can you do that?


Yes, our extensive music libraries allow us to blend just the right sounds to give your score concert realism.




I am developing a portfolio of my music to apply for performance opportunities including college applications. How can Tenderdyn Arts assist me?


Our Live Room, Yamaha Disklavier, video production equipment, and ability to edit, mix and master both media can provide you with quality samples of your work to ensure others appreciate your musical capabilities.





TESTIMONIALS

“TENDERDYN HAS STATE OF THE ART, CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY AND TAD WHEELER IS A MASTER AT USING THE NEWEST TECHNOLOGY TO ITS FULLEST ADVANTAGE."

LOUIS COLAIANNIA / PIANIST

“IF YOU’RE A PIANIST (LIKE ME), YOU’LL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO RECORD ON THE PIANO OF YOUR DREAMS WITH THE EXQUISITE C7 ENSPIRE PRO DISKLAVIER. THIS INSTRUMENT IS NOTHING SHORT OF ENCHANTING AND TAD IS AN EXPERT IN HELPING YOU FIND YOUR MAGIC WITH THIS TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED GEAR. "

LISA DOWNING / PIANIST

Some of the great brands we use...

ATC

ATC

Studio Monitors

Townsend Labs

Townsend Labs

Modeling Microphones

Slate Digital

Slate Digital

Plug Ins and Raven UI

Promark

Promark

Drum Sticks

Neumann

Neumann

Microphones

LG

LG

OLED TVs

Bose

Bose

Loudspeakers and Surround

AEA

AEA

Ribbon Microphones

Zildian

Zildian

Cymbals

Telefunken

Telefunken

Microphones

Sabian

Sabian

Cymbals

Panasonic Lumix

Panasonic Lumix

Cameras

Native Instruments

Native Instruments

Plug Ins and Controllers

Grace Design

Grace Design

Control Room Monitor Control

Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design

DaVinci Resolve

Ableton

Ableton

Live and Push

Yamaha

Yamaha

Pianos, Synths, Pro Audio

Tascam

Tascam

Pro Audio Recording

Roland

Roland

Synths, Drums and Controllers

Paiste

Paiste

Cymbals

Mogami

Mogami

Cables

Fender

Fender

Guitars and Amplification

Apple

Apple

Computers, iOS Devices and Logic Pro X

Triad Orbit

Triad Orbit

Microphone Stands

Sony

Sony

Pro Audio Recording and TVs

Remo

Remo

Drum Heads

Output

Output

Plug Ins

Line 6

Line 6

Variax Guitars, Amps and Effects

DJI

DJI

Drones, Cameras, Gimbals

AKG

AKG

Microphones

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