Keith Harter

Composer, Producer, Musician and Studio Owner, Harter Music Studios

Composer, producer, musician and studio owner, this Virginia native got his first Kay guitar at age 12. By 17, Keith was rocking with local bands, often on the road, playing a variety of music styles from country to rock, jazz, R&B and even a little funk. To this day, Keith enjoys playing live music and can be found on stage with several bands.

Keith was a music major at James Madison University in Harrisonburg Virginia, and the Southwest Guitar Conservatory in San Antonio, Texas studying under Jackie King. After graduating from SWGC, Keith joined SWGC’s teaching staff and it was during this time that Keith got the bug for recording and writing commercial music.

In 2001, Keith opened the doors of his own recording studio – Harter Music. Situated in Northeast San Antonio, the studio produces a variety of projects ranging from radio and television commercials and original scores for feature films to album projects produced and recorded by local and national musicians.

While day to day you can find Keith producing or writing music in the studio.

He has produced music and audio production for several thousand commercials including : Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, Burger King, MacDonalds, Texaco, Western Union, Anheuser Busch, Kodak, H_E_B, Albertsons, Valero, Taco Cabana, University Hospital, Methodist Hospital, Baptist Hospitals, Healthcare.gov, SSFCU, SWBC, Circle K, Jeep, BMW, Chilli’s, U.S. Army, Time Warner, JC Penny, Payless, Walmart, Coors, Bounty, Honey Nut Cheerios,  and many others.

keith worked on production and ADR for many movies and TV Shows including: True Grit, Lincoln, Spiderman 2, No Country for Old Men, John Carter of Mars, Over the Hedge,  Easy A, Nightmare on Elm Street, Great Hope Springs,  Robocop, Bourne #5, CSI, Criminal Minds, Nashville, HBO –Divorced, Bad Teacher, Heaven is for Real, Quantico, Charlottes Web, Public Enemies and many more.

Worked on the History channel series Jurasic Fight Club, The War of 1812, Nostradomos 2012. Keith scored the movie: The One I wrote for You. On Showtime and Netfilix, contributes and writes music for the show “American Pickers”, and continues to write much music and now is proud to be working with his 2 sons Jonathan and Joshua Harter, both musicians. The company is now known as Harter Music.

Harter music studios has recorded many local artists and many national artists” such as:   George Strait, Jamie Johnson, Ray Price, Harry Connick Jr. , R. Kelly, Radney Foster, Augie Meyer, and Guy Clark.

My Sessions

Ideas and Strategies Of Tool Selection: Audio Pre-Production, and Production

San Antonio College 1819 N. Main Ave. San Antonio, Texas 78212

Working out lines and strategies of software such as Audition, Pro Tools, Reason, Logic, Ableton and hardware digital audio interface technologies in audio pre-production and production. Location: San Antonio College 1819 N. Main Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78212 Jean Longwith Radio-Television-Film Building Room 101 Parking Available at:  Student Parking Lot #7 next to the Jean Longwith Radio-Television-Film […]

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Acceleration In The Digital Age: Audio Post-Production and Distribution

San Antonio College 1819 N. Main Ave. San Antonio, Texas 78212

Arranging approaches and practices of software such as Audition and Pro Tools including audio project storage and hardware including microphones, amps, digital recording devices, cables, computers, speakers, headphones, mic stands, mixing board technologies in audio post-production and distribution. Location: San Antonio College 1819 N. Main Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78212 Room 101 Parking Available at:  Student […]

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