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John M. Woram

45 Lakeside Drive
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
(516) 764-8900 —

Curriculum Vitae

Editorial Summary

since 2005Webmaster:
since 2002Webmaster:
since 1986ROCKVILLE PRESS, INC. — President
Rockville Press projects have included authorship of books on history & cartography, computer and professional sound recording topics, plus technical editing services.
Monthly Columns and Feature articles have appeared in the publications listed in the Editorial Summary.
1971-1973 VANGUARD RECORDING SOCIETY — Chief Engineer
1959-1971 RCA RECORDS — Recording Engineer — I worked in several departments, including Quality Control, Tape Duplication, Tape-to-Disc Transfer, and Recording Studio Engineering.

Professional Affiliations
Former Vice President & webmaster, New York Map Society
1993 Long Island PC Users Group — Windows SIG Chair
1987 - 2000 American Society of Journalists and Authors
1966 Mensa
since 1961 Audio Engineering Society
  • 1991-1992: Chairman, New York Section
  • 1984: Convention Vice Chairman
  • 1984: Seminars Chairman
  • 1975-76: Chairman, New York Section
  • 1975: Elected to a Society Fellowship
  • 1974-84: Member, Education Committee
  • 1973-75: Vice President, Eastern Region

Awards, Professional Recognition
1999 American Society of Business Press Editors, 21st Annual Awards: Editorial Excellence
National; Gold Award, East Coast; Gold Award, for “Do It Yoursefl” in Windows Magazine, October 1998
1998 American Society of Business Press Editors, 20th Annual Awards: Editorial Excellence
National; 3rd Place, East Coast; 1st Place, for “The Ultimate Guide to Super Sound” in Windows Magazine, March 1997
1996 Computer Press Association: Book Award, 2nd Place
The Windows 95 Registry: A Survival Guide for Users. MIS:Press
1975 Audio Engineering Society, Fellowship

Educational Activities
1980-84 University of Miami, Dept. of Music Engineering
  • 1980-82: Director
  • 1982-83: Associate Director
  • 1983-84: Adjunct Professor


History/Cartography Lecturer/Researcher (partial listing)
2006-2013Geller/Goldfine Productions: Consultant for The Galápagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (documentary film on ca. 1930 settlers on Isla Floreana, Galápagos (Ritters, Wittmers, “The Baroness” and others).
2011Metropolitan Touring: “Darwin and Friends in Galápagos” lecture series on M/Y La Pinta in Galápagos.
Library of Congress: “Putting Tierra del Fuego on the Map.”
2009-2016Australis (formerly, Cruceros Australis): “Following the Route of Darwin” annual lecture series on M/V Via Australis & M/V Stella Australis in Tierra del Fuego (12 expedition cruises to date)
2010Long Island University, C. W. Post Campus—Hutton House Lectures: “With Charles Darwin in Patagonia.”
Princeton University: “Mapping the Strait: Before Magellan and After Cook.”
2005-09Galápagos Direct: “The Human and Cartographic History of the Galápagos Islands” lecture series on board several cruise ships (Coral II, Galápagos Legend, Sagitta, Tip Top II, etc.) in Galápagos.
2004En el Ojo Films: American Advisor/Consultant on The Rock; (documentary film on WWII occupation of Galápagos Islands by US military forces.)


I have also taught seminars, training programs, etc. at:
Brigham Young University
Institute of Audio Research
Manhattan School of Music
New York Institute of Technology
New York University
Syracuse University
University of Miami
Audio Engineering Society
Fediscos Studio, Ecuador
National Broadcasting Co.
National Public Radio
Studio Velvet, Venezuela
Midwest Acoustics Conference


Client Listing
Amber Electro-Design, Ltd.: Montreal, Canada
Big Apple Recording: New York, NY
CBS Laboratories: New York, NY
Cruceros Australis: Santiago, Chile & Buenos Aires, Argentina
Disque Debs: Guadeloupe, FWI
Galápagos Direct: Winchester, MA
Estemac Peruana, s. a.: Lima, Peru
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: New York, NY
Harris, Harding & Bickers: Toronto, Canada
IBM: White Plains, NY
Martin Audio: New York, NY
Matsushita Electric: Osaka, Japan
Metropolitan Touring: Quito, Ecuador
Minot Recording Studio: White Plains, NY
Rupert Neve: Bethel, CT
Sci-Coustics: Washington, DC
Sound Masters: Houston, TX
Sound Workshop: Hauppauge, NY
Standard & Poor's: New York, NY
Philip Stogel, Inc.: New York, NY


Sound Recording Credits (partial listing)
ArtistAlbum TitleRecord Label
John Denver
Guess Who
Original Cast
Neil Sedaka
Andy Kim
Lee Holdridge
Philharmonia Virtuosi
Toots Thielmans
TV Soundtracks
Rhymes and Reasons
Canned Wheat
Last Sweet Days of Isaac
Andy Kim
Lee Holdridge and Orchestra
Music of Another Present Era
Greatest Hits of 1720
Captured Alive
Love and Hate
Wake-Up America
American Parade


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