Audio/Acoustics Design & Commissioning
Mark Coble began his career in the professional audio industry over twenty four years ago. Mark graduated from Missouri State University in 1992 with a B.S. in Electronic Media and Audio Production. While still attending MSU, Mark worked as the house sound engineer for Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts in Springfield, Missouri, home to numerous touring Broadway productions and local performances. He later traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam, as the location audio recording engineer for the documentary film “As Seen By Both Sides,” winner of multiple documentary film awards. Upon return, he was a freelance engineer for numerous artists and large-scale corporate meetings, including Sam’s Club.
After two years on the road as the front of house sound engineer for an international tour of American Family Theatre’s “Beauty and the Beast,” Mark found work closer to home with Hershend Family Entertainment (HFE) in Branson, Missouri. Here, he spent several years as the sound engineer for the Showboat Branson Belle and the Opera House Theatre in the theme park Silver Dollar City. During this period, Mark also worked as the front of house sound engineer for the Presley’s Country Music Jubilee in Branson. Continuing his career with HFE he began overseeing and administering the sound design of large scale productions as well as offering audio support for all Silver Dollar City performance venues.
Mark joined the Sounds Great/Paragon 360™ team in 2003 where he has been involved with the installation and commissioning of a myriad of church projects, stadiums, retail establishments, theatres and performing arts venues nationwide.
Today, Mark is involved in the audio systems and acoustics design process. Mark spends his time designing speaker systems, software for digital audio processors, commissioning new systems, on-site technical support and new owner training and education. His many years of experience in professional audio operation and his knowledge of the business make him a very valuable asset for Paragon and it’s clients. He is a sought after engineer and is highly respected in the industry.